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Assistive Technology as a Means of Supporting People with Dementia: A Review

Date: July 2012

Language: English

Author: Steve Bonner and Tahir Idris

Publisher: U.K.'s Housing Learning & Improvement Network

Format: PDF

Size: 535 KB

Pages: 18


This paper reviews the current policy and practice in relation to Assistive Technology supporting people to live well with dementia, including different housing settings and rounding off with some good practice case studies which highlight the wide array of technology solutions available.

Included in this thorough review are: - Definitions and a brief summary of different types of AT - A review of policy initiatives, including legislation, which have attempted to encourage the greater use of AT - Ethical considerations - Current practice by major housing providers - Good practice examples - People with dementia’s experience - Further reading links

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