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Technology is increasingly being seen as a tool to help people living with dementia.  A wide variety of devices are currently available, either through what are often called ‘technology enabled care services’ provided either through the NHS or social care agencies and include ‘telecare’; devices such as pendant alarms alongside movement or pressure sensors, which can indicate an emergency, such as if a person has a fall, and can summon assistance.    There has perhaps unsurprisingly therefore been a lot of consideration over the last 10 years about how telecare technologies can be used to improve the care of people living with dementia.

A range of other technologies are also available which can help people with dementia to carry on with their everyday activities, or to help them stay at home.  Such technologies include a number of everyday household devices which can be purchased from the high street or through online stores...

Dementia Centred
6th Jun 2018

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Dementia Centred
5th Jun 2018

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