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Exploring the Design of Tailored Virtual Reality Experiences for People with Dementia

James Hodge, Madeline Balaam, Sandra Hastings, Kellie Morrissey
2018 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '18  
Despite indications that recreational virtual reality (VR) experiences could be beneficial for people with dementia, this area remains unexplored in contrast to the body of work on neurological rehabilitation  ...  With recreational VR applications coming to the market for dementia, we must consider how VR experiences for people with dementia can be sensitively designed to provide comfortable and enriching experiences  ...  This work was funded under the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Digital Civics at Newcastle University (EP/L016176/1).  ... 
doi:10.1145/3173574.3174088 dblp:conf/chi/HodgeBHM18 fatcat:ww5b5zzwbfhrnbhd532ln7ekoa

Mixed reality technologies for people with dementia: Participatory evaluation methods [article]

Shital Desai, Arlene Astell
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Technologies can support people with early onset dementia (PwD) to aid them in Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL).  ...  Experiences with physical, virtual and the couplings between the two are to be considered in evaluating MRTs.  ...  Our research on designing MRTs for PwD has thus focused on investigating experiences of PwD with MRTs through the concept of presence in blended environments [7] and identifying interaction modalities  ... 
arXiv:2107.07336v1 fatcat:5yipllsqlzdhfjekuf3zfpvylm

Augmented Reality for Early Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis

Alla Vovk, Ameera Patel, Dennis Chan
2019 Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '19  
This paper presents the ongoing development of an augmented reality system using HoloLens that is designed to test an early onset of Alzheimer's disease.  ...  There is an increasing global research effort into strategies for early clinic-based diagnosis at the stage where patients present with mild memory problems.  ...  INTRODUCTION AND MOTIVATION On average, 1 in 11 people over the age of 65 is now living with dementia.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3290607.3313007 dblp:conf/chi/VovkPC19 fatcat:4qbks5icjrenze2ldmr2by2fmu

The Role of Everyday Sounds in Advanced Dementia Care

Maarten Houben, Rens Brankaert, Saskia Bakker, Gail Kenning, Inge Bongers, Berry Eggen
2020 Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
Furthermore, we propose design implications for integrating everyday sounds in dementia care.  ...  The representation of sounds derived from everyday life can be beneficial for people with dementia by evoking memories and emotional responses.  ...  experiences of people with dementia, and the role of design to enrich these experiences [30, 71] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/3313831.3376577 dblp:conf/chi/HoubenBBKBE20 fatcat:evoyv6kdtfdapftnkms32v4zuq

The Therapeutic Design of Environments for People With Dementia

Kristen Day, Daisy Carreon, Cheryl Stump
2000 The gerontologist  
Design of the physical environment is increasingly recognized as an important aid in caring for people with dementia.  ...  This article reviews the empirical research on design and dementia, including research concerning facility planning (relocation, respite and day care, special care units, group size), research on environmental  ...  -For people with dementia, bathing is an experience that frequently compromises dignity and autonomy.  ... 
doi:10.1093/geront/40.4.397 pmid:10961029 fatcat:lwxs43f54rd5dl3mlw6hupsndm

Bringing the Virtual to Reality- How Virtual Reality Can Enhance People's Health and Social Lives

Eddie John Paul Fisher, Yorkys Santana González, Alicia de la Caridad Martínez Tena
2019 Neurology - Research & Surgery  
The application of Virtual Reality (VR) has an increasing capacity to simulate everyday environments.  ...  Cognitive rehabilitation and behavioral therapists would benefit from the application of VR to improve the therapeutic experiences of brain injury or anxiety disorder patients.  ...  Acknowledgments The corresponding author wishes to thank the Escola Superior Politécnica do Bié, Provincia Bié, Angola for providing access  ... 
doi:10.33425/2641-4333.1015 fatcat:ul3du7bxx5bbng42lc6oasi26e

The Challenges of Cognitive Aging: Integrating Approaches from Science to Intergenerational Relationships1

Peter Whitehouse
2013 Journal of Alzheimer's Disease  
The individual and social challenges created by population aging and especially the growing number of people labeled with dementia demand new innovative and comprehensive approaches.  ...  However, dementia is also a metaphor for the challenges we face as a species [2] .  ...  In Cleveland, we have used biomimetic principles, i.e., organismic holism with attention to ecosystem concepts and sustainability to design InterWell, an intergenerative model for practice that blends  ... 
doi:10.3233/jad-130116 pmid:23619307 fatcat:5eqvj3hfjfh75o42pxiasxzmve

Designing Environments for People with Dementia [chapter]

Alison Bowes, Alison Dawson
2019 Designing Environments for People with Dementia  
environments for people with dementia.  ...  for people with dementia. • To identify lessons for good practice that are grounded in research evidence. • To inform future work on designing environments for people with dementia, including that of  ... 
doi:10.1108/978-1-78769-971-720191004 fatcat:qekq4dqirvbh5megaubjr7e3yu

Re-conceptualizing the gap as a potential space of becoming: Exploring aesthetic experiences with people living with dementia

Lilli Mittner, Karoline Dalby, Rikke Gürgens Gjærum
2021 Nordic Journal of Arts, Culture and Health  
Purpose: In this paper we describe how co-creative art practices can involve people living with dementia as active citizens.  ...  Design: We explore how reciprocal aesthetic experiences from two residential care homes in Northern Norway can broaden a narrow biomedical understanding of dementia.  ...  We would also like to thank Professor Ann Therese Lotherington for comments and suggestions to enhance this paper, and Kate Louise Milosavljevic for editing and proofreading.  ... 
doi:10.18261/issn.2535-7913-2021-01-02-06 fatcat:no5ljpxxbnerllva37cdf7rcfu

Virtual medicine: how virtual reality is easing pain, calming nerves and improving health

Brennan MR Spiegel
2018 Medical Journal of Australia  
In the United Kingdom, geriatricians are using VR in nursing homes to awaken the spirits of older people with dementia.  ...  through a process of augmented realitya variant of VR in which virtual images are blended with the surrounding, real world environment.  ... 
doi:10.5694/mja17.00540 fatcat:dmqt2bokkjhllior4qydzi6cnm

Health care transitions for persons living with dementia and their caregivers

Jessica Ashbourne, Veronique Boscart, Samantha Meyer, Catherine E. Tong, Paul Stolee
2021 BMC Geriatrics  
Conclusion The framework developed in this study provides a focal point for efforts to improve the health care transitions of persons living with dementia.  ...  Gaining an in-depth understanding of the complex care transitions of individuals with dementia and their caregivers is an important step in improving the quality of care and life for this population.  ...  Most of all, we are grateful to the older adults living with dementia, and their family members, who gave of their time to speak about their health care experiences.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12877-021-02235-5 pmid:33926380 fatcat:d243ynevejcppghsamdz6nd6qe

Pedagogue in Therapy and Care Work with Person with Dementia

Katarzyna Uzar-Szcześniak
2018 Paedagogia Christiana  
This paper is concerned with the new issue in pedagogical reflection, the role of pedagogue in therapy and care work with people suffering from dementia.  ...  An integral approach to care and therapy in dementia was partially fulfilled in the examined environments, as reflected by the staff's attitudes to those with dementia and their care from across diverse  ...  There is a lack of interdisciplinary, professional facilities designed purposely for patients with dementia.  ... 
doi:10.12775/pch.2018.025 fatcat:iry4pdazfzaspiyaotcmr6fc64

Intelligent User Interfaces - A Tutorial [article]

Daniel Sonntag
2017 arXiv   pre-print
It also involves designing and implementing an artificial intelligence (AI) component that effectively leverages human skills and capabilities, so that human performance with an application excels.  ...  IUIs aim to incorporate intelligent automated capabilities in human computer interaction, where the net impact is a human-computer interaction that improves performance or usability in critical ways.  ...  (Cohene et al. 2007 ), reality orientation for geriatric patients (Taulbee, Lucille R and Folsom, James C 1966), using validation techniques with people living with dementia, computer based technology  ... 
arXiv:1702.05250v1 fatcat:envpfxzhzzfbxcjokc4yfe54ha

Designing Virtual Soundscapes for Alzheimer's Disease Care [article]

Frédéric Voisin
2019 arXiv   pre-print
The author describes the process of designing a new audio interactive apparatus for Alzheimer's care, in the context of an active multidisciplinary research project led by the author in collaboration with  ...  The apparatus, named Madeleines Sonores in reference to Proust's madeleine, have provided virtual soundscapes sounding for a year for 14 elderly people hosted in the dedicated Alzheimer's unit of the care  ...  phenomena that a sound environment may generate in certain conditions, particularly with elderly people.  ... 
arXiv:1911.09459v1 fatcat:2hn64coauza3jiopczvbxzvuny

Ambient Notification Environments (Dagstuhl Seminar 17161)

Lewis Chuang, Sven Gehring, Judy Kay, Albrecht Schmidt, Marc Herbstritt
2017 Dagstuhl Reports  
We explored how ambient notifications can support people in their daily activities, by providing relevant information that are contextually embedded in the environment.  ...  In other words, the current approach for notification delivery is unsustainable and will not scale.  ...  The Danish National Research Centre for Dementia (2015) estimates that the number of people with dementia in Denmark today is 84.000 and will increase to 151.000 in 2040.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.7.4.38 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/ChuangGK017 fatcat:h3z66743i5aqpb7sqli5wbxd6y
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