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 innovatieve, 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. Brainport Development is the Lead Partner of this three-year European project.
Dutch government wants millions for research on dementia
Dementia is seen as an important socio-economic problem of which the cost of care for people with dementia in the Netherlands are now nearly 4 billion annually. This amount will increase even further because of the ageing society. To improve care for people with dementia the Dutch governments will invest the following 4 years 32.5 million euros extra. This extra money goes to the Deltapl…
Innovate Dementia project’s transnational Symposium success
A transnational Symposium organised by LJMU and Mersey Care NHS Trust, who were chosen as the UK representatives for Innovate Dementia, a three year trans-European €5.4 million project, took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Liverpool last week. The event also received local and national media coverage including a feature on BBC Breakfast and BBC North West Tonight. Representatives fro…
Meeting on Living Labs Status Quo Report in Eindhoven
Project Partners met on Thursday 31st January at the GGzE in Eindhoven to discuss the draft Status Quo Report of the Living Labs of the Innovate Dementia project. The definition of a Living Lab, the aims of the Living Labs and the various ways of how the project partners will develop their Living Lab including the facilitators and barriers in getting there, were discussed in …
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- Dementie nabij - Lokale kracht in beeld2013-06-06
- Landelijk Congres: Lerend Vermogen voor Mensen met Dementie2013-06-10