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Improving the Lives of People with Dementia through Technology
Interdisciplinary Network for Dementia Utilising Current Technology

ISBN 9781032226675
Published November 30, 2022 by Routledge
264 Pages 6 Color & 13 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book explores the practical application of recent improvements in technology for people living with dementia and highlights the positive outcomes on care, quality of life, and services on patients through exploration of 15 research projects to redefine the future of dementia care.

Using research compiled in collaboration with leading universities and organisations across Europe, this book demonstrates how INDUCT’s (Interdisciplinary Network for Dementia Utilising Current Technology's) findings resulted in implications for practical cognitive and social factors to improve the usability of technology, evaluating the effectiveness of specific contemporary technology, and tracing facilitators and barriers for implementation of technology in dementia care.

Featuring a unique training programme along with a wide range of patient-public involvement, this state-of-the-art volume will be essential reading for researchers, academics and scholars in the fields of dementia and mental health research, gerontology, psychology and nursing.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the INDUCT Programme Martin Orrell, Deborah Oliveira, Orii McDermott, Frans R.J. Verhey, and Rose-Marie Dröes  Part 1: Key Components of the INDUCT network 2. The unique training programme of INDUCT Fania Dassen, Sara Laureen Bartels, Hannah Christie, Lieve van den Block, and Marjolein de Vugt, and Frans Verhey  3. Perspectives on public involvement activities Ana Diaz, Dianne Gove, Sébastien Libert, Chris Roberts, Helen Rochford-Brennan, Georgina Charlesworth, Paul Higgs, and Jean Georges  Part 2: Improving the usability of technology in everyday life 4. Digital diaries to understand and support everyday life in ageing and dementia Sara Laureen Bartels, Rosalie van Knippenberg, Camilla Malinowsky, Marjolein de Vugt, and Frans Verhey  5. Social participation and everyday technology use: a mixed methods study among people living with and without dementia Sophie Nadia Gaber, Louise Nygård, Anna Brorsson, Anders Kottorp, Georgina Charlesworth, Sarah Wallcook, and Camilla Malinowsky  Part 3: Evaluation of the effectiveness of technology 6. Condition of technology use and its interplay in the everyday lives of older adults with and without dementia Sarah Wallcook, Louise Nygård, Anders Kottop, Georgina Charlesworth, and Camilla Malinowsky  7. Thinkability a new app for cognitive stimulation for people with dementia Harleen Rai, Justine Schneider, and Martin Orrell  8. Participatory visual arts activities for people with dementia: a review Aline Cavalcati Barroso, Harleen Rai, Lidia Sousa, Martin Orrell, and Justine Schneider  9. Exergaming as meaningful activity for people with dementia: evaluation of effect and implementation Joeke van der Molen-van Santen, Marian Schoone-Harmsen, Carlijn Hendriks, Annemieke van Straten, Rose-Marie Dröes, and Franka Meiland  10. Development and evaluation of FindMyApps: Fulfilling the needs and wishes of people with dementia to maintain Social Health Kim Beentjes, Yvonne Kerkhof, David Neal, Gianna Kohl, Maud Graff, and Rose-Marie Dröes  11. Internet based interventions for family carers of people with dementia Anne-Margriet Pot, Kieran Egan, and Katrin Seeher  Part 4: Implementation of technology in dementia care 12. Implementing eHealth interventions in dementia care: Lessons learned Hannah Christie, Lizzy M.M. Boots, Huibert J. Tange, Frans R. J. Verhey, and Marjolein de Vugt  13. Implementation and usefulness of cognitive stimulation computer based Gradior software Angie A. Diez-Baquero, Eider Irazoki, Leslie Conteras Somoza, José Miguel Toribio- Guzmán, Esther Parra, María Perea Bartolomé, Henriette van der Roest, and Manuel Martin  14. The role of Electronic Patient Records (EPR) for planning and delivering dementia care in nursing homes Kate Shiells, Olga Štěpánková, Angie A. Diaz Baquero, Vladmíra Dostálová, and Iva Holmerová  15. PACE Steps to Success program – palliative healthcare technology for nursing home residents with and without dementia Rose Miranda, Elisabeth Honinx, Tinne Smets, and Lieve Van den Block  16. A complex healthcare technology to improve advance care planning (ACP) in nursing homes Annelien van Dael-Wendrich, Joni Gilissen, Lara Pivodic, and Lieve Van den Block  17. Conclusion: Best Practice Guidance human interaction with technology in dementia Rose-Marie Dröes, Martin Orrell, and Frans R.J.Verhey

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Martin Orrell is Director of the Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Déborah Oliveira is Lecturer and Researcher on long-term care, dementia, and stigma, Federal University of Sao Paulo (UNIFESP), Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile.

Orii McDermott is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Frans R. J. Verhey is Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry/ Neuropsychiatry at Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

Fania C. M. Dassen is Project Manager at the Alzheimer Center Limburg, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

Rose-Marie Dröes is Emeritus Professor of Psychosocial Care for people with dementia and head of the research group ‘Care and support in dementia’ at the Department of Psychiatry of Amsterdam University Medical Centers, the Netherlands.