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NHS using smart meters to monitor people with dementia

Date: 21 February 2019 - 21 April 2019

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust and Liverpool John Moores University are using smart meter technology to monitor people with dementia, in a bid to reduce hospital admissions by eradicating falls and accidents.It is also hoped that the technology ...


Computer game for training dementia carers will be accessible online for free

Date: 21 February 2019 - 21 April 2019

A group of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania information technology researchers together with colleagues from other countries have developed a computer game for dementia carers. In the game the players experience various everyday si...


Graduate secures almost £1m investment for company founded after grandfather’s dementia diagnosis

Date: 24 January 2019 - 24 March 2019

Loughborough University alumnus Alex Nash is set to get 2019 off to a flying start having secured almost £1m in investment for his company, Alcuris.Alex founded the company in 2017 whilst studying Product Design at the University and was inspired...


Artificial intelligence spots infections among dementia patients

Date: 24 January 2019 - 24 March 2019

New artificial intelligence (AI) could keep older people with dementia out of hospital by monitoring their condition remotely.The University of Surrey has developed technology that can identify and help reduce the occurrence of urinary tract infec...

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