Dementia Diaries Jan/Feb 24

Many readers will be familiar with the efforts over recent years to recast dementia as a disability. One of the main drivers behind this is an attempt to establish a conversation about applying a social model of disability to dementia. In brief, the social model of disability describes how a person is disabled, not just...

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The IDEAL Living with Dementia Toolkit: living your life with hope

Batchelor A et al (2023). The IDEAL Living with Dementia Toolkit: living your life with hope. Journal of Dementia Care 31(1) 20-24. How to stay safe and well, stay connected, stay active, stay positive and keep a sense of purpose. Allison Batchelor and colleagues describe the development of a new Living with Dementia Toolkit, a...

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There’s an app for that…

Digital technology could be embraced more widely by people in the early stages of dementia, says Catherine James, explaining her award-winning project to design a personal assistant for dementia app.  My study evaluated the feasibility of using a smartphone, iPad, or home screen personal assistant for dementia (PAD) with people in the early stages of the condition. It showed the potential positive effects of such a tool on wellbeing, orientation,...

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Dementia Diaries

In Dementia Diaries, people living with dementia from groups in the DEEP network use a voicemail service to record their thoughts and experiences… wherever and whenever they feel like doing so.    But, at the end of the summer, the technology behind Dementia Diaries finally gave up the ghost. This has meant that we are currently rebuilding the website, and have been...

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