Dementia - Innovative care for persons with dementia
Ageing is a large socio-economic threat in North West Europe and a top priority issue at European level. The number of persons living with dementia are increasing and are causing increased demand for health care while the number of professional health care providers is not able to keep pace.
The Innovate Dementia project aims to promote innovative care for persons with dementia. The project at boosting innovation and employment by strengthening cooperation at international level. The innovative, sustainable solutions developed and tested in the Living Labs take account of those socio-economic challenges concerned with ageing and dementia.
The Innovate Dementia project has been developed with eight partners from the NWE region and been made possible by the INTERREG IVB NWE programme. Brainport Development is the Lead Partner of this three-year European project.
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Impression of transnational symposium of Innovate Dementia in Dusseldorf
On March 10, 2014 the third transnational Innovate Dementia symposium was organised in Dusseldorf. An impression of the day has now been uploaded, so please have a look!
Also some pictures of this event, as well as some other events like the symposium for care professionals and a Liverpool RSP have been added to our Facebook photo album!
Care monitor - Actual information about sleeping behaviour and nightly unrest
Within the Innovate Dementia Living Labs several pilot sessions take place to further test, develop and evaluate new innovative products and services for people living with dementia. One of those products that have been tested within our project is the Care Monitor. This is a monitor which provides actual information about sleeping behaviour and nightly unrest for caregivers and family members.…
DiscoverDementia - example of a student project
An Industrial Design student has developed a new way of interacting with people with dementia: A musical cushion for connecting patients with mid-late dementia and their relatives. The cushion enables a setting where relative and patient will discover music and sounds of the past. The aim is to use the strength of music and sound for creating elevating reactions amongst the patient and the…