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. Brainport Development is the Lead Partner of this three-year European project.
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Third Transnational Symposium in Düsseldorf
The third Innovate Dementia Transnational Symposium was organised by the Alexianer Research Centre Krefeld and took place in the building of the Chamber of Doctors Nord Rhine in Düsseldorf on the 10th of March. In the morning session, the participants were informed about the care provided in Germany for people living with dementia. Dr. Susanne Schwalen, Chief Managing Physician welco…
Progress in the Innovate Dementia Living Labs
The Living Lab Managers of the four Innovate Dementia regions presented at the Third Transnational Symposium in Düsseldorf the progress of the activities in their Living Labs.
In Eindhoven, various products are being tested by persons living with dementia such as: Physical (a week-calendar that sends out light and audio-signals for every scheduled activity) , Vitallight (an intel…
The Innovate Dementia Partners visited the Flanders Dementia Expert Centre in Antwerp
On Wednesday 12 March, the Innovate Dementia Consortium visited the Flanders Dementia Expert Centre in Antwerp. The day started with an introduction by Jurn Verschraegen, director of the Centre in which he explained the key elements of dementia care in Flanders and recent policy developments. He also provided information on the recent public campaigns to reframe the public image of dementia. Ja…