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Robot Revolution: why technology for older people must be designed with care and respect

6 February 2017

Many countries around the world have ageing populations and a growing prevalence of dementia. Japan, in particular, is a “super-ageing” society, with a population getting older faster than anywhere else in the world due to long life ex...

What is the best way to track someone with dementia?

6 February 2017

Location tracking is a rapidly growing field, to the point where it looks as though almost everyone will be tracked within the next decade or so. Parents are tracking children and pets, and sometimes their own parents. Health services and care hom...

Virtual reality game helps people with dementia

10 January 2017

A virtual reality game is helping people with dementia and leading to a drastic reduction in medication needed for some patients.The 'Virtual Forest' allows users to sit in front of a screen and use simple hand movements to cause changes i...

Dementia: Assistive technology & home adaptations

28 February 2017

A one day course exampling the effective use of assistive technology to support people living independently as possible with dementia, and how this can enable independence and wellbeing. More details and booking here.

Dementia Friendly Homes

13 March 2017

This course will explore how we can respond to the challenge of creating dementia friendly homes for independent living, introducing a wide range of practical improvements, many of which are low cost and easy to implement. These include the better...

Alzheimers Research UK Conference 2017

14 March 2017 - 15 March 2017

Sign up for more details here.

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