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A Communication Support System for Older People with Dementia

Norman Alm, Richard Dye, Gary Gowans, Jim Campbell, Arlene Astell, Maggie Ellis
2007 Computer  
Sadly, this dehumanization is common in the treatment of people with dementia. 4 Caring for someone with dementia is often frustrating and upsetting.  ...  Communication is such a fundamental ability that people are treated as less than human when they can no longer communicate successfully.  ...  T he CIRCA system represents one form of support for people with dementia.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2007.153 fatcat:mnkknjt3ijdxdonnha64y3slkq

Factors influencing Smart Health Technologies adoption for People with Dementia and their Informal Caregivers: A Scoping Review and Design Framework. (Preprint)

Estefanía Guisado-Fernández, Guido Giunti, Laura M Mackey, Catherine Blake, Brian Michael Caulfield
2018 JMIR Aging  
Smart Health technologies (s-Health technologies) are being developed to support people with dementia (PwD) and their informal caregivers at home, to improve care and reduce the levels of burden and stress  ...  We believe that the DemDesCon framework will provide them with the guidance and assistance needed for creating meaningful devices for PwD home care and informal caregivers, filling a much-needed space  ...  A cognitive prosthesis and communication support for people with dementia. 2004, Alm N. et al.  ... 
doi:10.2196/12192 pmid:31518262 pmcid:PMC6716546 fatcat:qqyekpy6jrdg7au3bqheksjjna

In-hospital dementia-related deaths following implementation of the national dementia plan: observational study of national death certificates from 1996 to 2016

Miharu Nakanishi, Syudo Yamasaki, Atsushi Nishida
2018 BMJ Open  
Four major changes in health and social care systems were identified: (1) the public long-term care insurance programme (April 2000); (2) community centres as a first access point for older residents (  ...  April 2006); (3) medical care system for older people (April 2008) and (4) the national dementia plan (April 2013).Participants9 60 423 decedents aged 65 years or older whose primary cause of death was  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare for its permission and support in the analysis of national death certificate data.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023172 pmid:30559156 pmcid:PMC6303640 fatcat:bt65en7ivncypi2b2fppekdx3y

TECHNOLOGY AND PHENOMENOLOGY IN DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES IN IRELAND AND THE UK

K. Morrissey, K. Brittain
2017 Innovation in aging  
Harris, Sociology, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio A dementia friendly community is one that is informed about dementia, respectful of people with dementia and their families, provides support  ...  patients 70 years or older with unrecognized dementia and/or high risk for falls.  ...  A dementia friendly community is one that is informed about dementia, respectful of people with dementia and their families, provides support, and fosters quality of life. Aging, 2017 , Vol. 1, No.  ... 
doi:10.1093/geroni/igx004.4085 fatcat:k442udpl4feyhemcpo7q2twhmy

IMPLEMENTING FALLS AND DEMENTIA CASE IDENTIFICATION PROTOCOLS IN PRIMARY CARE

Z. Tan, R. Richter Lagha, L.R. Guerrero, N. Weintraub, W. Hamade, A. Woodard, D.B. Reuben
2017 Innovation in aging  
Harris, Sociology, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio A dementia friendly community is one that is informed about dementia, respectful of people with dementia and their families, provides support  ...  patients 70 years or older with unrecognized dementia and/or high risk for falls.  ...  A dementia friendly community is one that is informed about dementia, respectful of people with dementia and their families, provides support, and fosters quality of life. Aging, 2017 , Vol. 1, No.  ... 
doi:10.1093/geroni/igx004.4084 fatcat:cwe4ixagsnf53jpm7cokmpxane

Mental health care for the elderly in low-income countries: a health systems approach

Martin Prince, Gill Livingston, Cornelius Katona
2007 World Psychiatry  
The most cost-effective way to manage people with dementia will be through supporting, educating and advising family caregivers.  ...  Future development of services for older people needs to be tailored to suit the health systems context.  ...  of older people living in the community.  ... 
pmid:17342213 pmcid:PMC1810377 fatcat:oq5lzsfxrnefhcrg6gxkzl6asm

Ageing and dementia in low and middle income countries–Using research to engage with public and policy makers

Martin Prince, Daisy Acosta, Emiliano Albanese, Raul Arizaga, Cleusa P. Ferri, Mariella Guerra, Yueqin Huang, KS Jacob, Ivonne Z. Jimenez-Velazquez, Juan Llibre Rodriguez, Aquiles Salas, Ana Luisa Sosa (+5 others)
2008 International Review of Psychiatry  
While two thirds of the 24 million people with dementia worldwide live in low and middle income countries, very little research has been conducted to support policy making in these regions.  ...  In this review we outline the current international policy agenda for older individuals, and its specific relevance to those with dementia and other disabling non-communicable diseases.  ...  The Rockefeller Foundation supported our dissemination meeting at their Bellagio Centre. Alzheimer's Disease International has provided support for networking and infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09540260802094712 pmid:18925482 pmcid:PMC2582830 fatcat:evb5efxhbbczxh6m243uxj47gm

Dementia care in developing countries: The road ahead

K S Shaji
2009 Indian Journal of Psychiatry  
"Pariraksha" viable model for community care of older people with functional impairment, especially those with conditions like dementia.  ...  Social status and available social support for older people vary in different cultures.  ... 
pmid:21416017 pmcid:PMC3038540 fatcat:yhturcqxhneazcp2sfotvr7tem

Editorial

Fiona Poland
2020 Quality in Ageing and Older Adults  
Reframing policies to draw on new evidence to support older peoples' lives today It is a key to the mission of Quality in Ageing and Older Adults that older people and those who work with and care for  ...  These include considering their neighbourhood interactions and their communication with each other as a couple.  ...  As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue, the authors argue the particular usefulness of the framework for helping maintain "a focus on the provision of services for older people with dementia  ... 
doi:10.1108/qaoa-09-2020-069 fatcat:t7zzp6hi4ba5flxz3tnvneo7ni

The State of Dementia in Delaware:: History and Efforts to Ensure Availability of Necessary Supports and Services

Julie P Devlin, Sydney Garlick
2021 Delaware journal of public health  
Delaware joins a network of over fifty communities all over the country to prepare for the personal, social, and budget impacts of dementia by addressing community needs and increasing support for people  ...  and services for people living with dementia and their caregivers.  ... 
doi:10.32481/djph.2021.09.003 pmid:34604762 pmcid:PMC8482973 fatcat:eisuhpqsibg6ncm7wzn5k6eiia

A COMMUNITY ICT PLATFORM TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY-DWELLING ELDERLY PEOPLE: FEASIBILITY AND IMPACT

S. Willard, E. van Rossum, M. Spreeuwenberg, L.P. de Witte
2017 Innovation in aging  
Four raters each watched and completed the EPWDS for 132 videos of people with dementia using PARO, a social companion robot for ten minutes.  ...  Older people prefer to stay independent and active in their own environment. Information and communication technology can support them in accomplishing these goals.  ...  Four raters each watched and completed the EPWDS for 132 videos of people with dementia using PARO, a social companion robot for ten minutes.  ... 
doi:10.1093/geroni/igx004.420 fatcat:oi7ocrbjrna6hbfprlbcnfm34u

Loneliness and Changes in Cognitive Functioning Among Racially Diverse Older Adults in the United States

Kelly Pacheco, Charles Henderson, M Cary Reid, Elaine Wethington, David Camacho
2021 Innovation in aging  
Longitudinal studies examining the association of loneliness with cognitive decline rarely include older members of racial minorities.  ...  Estimates were (N=1,950) adjusted for demographics, chronic disease, depression, and social connectedness.  ...  In this intervention, community-dwelling people with dementia and their family caregiver engaged in joint activities supported by the I-CARE system.  ... 
doi:10.1093/geroni/igab046.2246 fatcat:pwgxncq3ibg45gda5ebz77ehr4

MAKING A COMMUNITY MORE DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY THROUGH PARTICIPATION IN AN INTERGENERATIONAL CHOIR

P.B. Harris
2017 Innovation in aging  
Harris, Sociology, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio A dementia friendly community is one that is informed about dementia, respectful of people with dementia and their families, provides support  ...  patients 70 years or older with unrecognized dementia and/or high risk for falls.  ...  A dementia friendly community is one that is informed about dementia, respectful of people with dementia and their families, provides support, and fosters quality of life.  ... 
doi:10.1093/geroni/igx004.4087 fatcat:ivivg2fjw5bsfdg4froscgffgy

186RESOURCE ALLOCATION ON THE BOUNDARY OF CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA IN IRELAND

Eamon O'Shea, Christine Monaghan, Fiona Keogh
2016 Age and Ageing  
, community-based programme of care for people with dementia.  ...  Results: 181 people with dementia on the boundary of care were supported to remain living in the community, receiving a total of 34,635 personalised support hours at a cost of €953,533.  ...  , community-based programme of care for people with dementia.  ... 
doi:10.1093/ageing/afw159.36 fatcat:jbe5e4oo6nho3g4z76sebycok4

A cognitive prosthesis and communication support for people with dementia

Norman Alm, Arlene Astell, Maggie Ellis, Richard Dye, Gary Gowans, Jim Campbell
2004 Neuropsychological Rehabilitation  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The first stages of this work were partially funded by the British Council in Japan and through a Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland / Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Fellowship.  ...  The advice, assistance and participation of Alzheimers Scotland Action on Dementia and Dundee City Council Social Work Department has been essential to this work.  ...  This provision of prompts for communication, based on a model of the interaction, is an idea which has now led to a new area of development : cognitive and communication support for people with dementia  ... 
doi:10.1080/09602010343000147 fatcat:5e5ek6ra6vf4ddi3ruof7p6ume
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