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Dcor for dementia

Dcor for dementia Feature Tony Rice Chief Executive Officer, Tunstall Group if the person leaves the house after a pre- programmed time, while Décor for the ‘bed occupancy sensor’ has a pressure pad that automatically turns on a light if the person gets up in the night and can also send out an dementia alarm if they do not return to bed within a certain time. It is commonly believed that it is better for We are now beginning to see this kind of older people to remain in the familiar comfort technology installed in homes around the country of their own homes when challenged by illness and the potential is even greater than first thought. or disability, rather than having to move. In the Every individual has their own specific needs and case of people with dementia, remaining in each project is finding new ways in which this familiar surroundings can be essential to their technology can be used to overcome individual well-being. Tony Rice explains how assistive barriers to independence. technology can help. Northampton house Assistive technology A state of the art show house has been developed Assistive technology has long been talked about as in Northampton (an area where http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Working with Older People Emerald Publishing

Dcor for dementia

Working with Older People , Volume 8 (2): 3 – Jun 1, 2004

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1366-3666
DOI
10.1108/13663666200400029
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Abstract

Feature Tony Rice Chief Executive Officer, Tunstall Group if the person leaves the house after a pre- programmed time, while Décor for the ‘bed occupancy sensor’ has a pressure pad that automatically turns on a light if the person gets up in the night and can also send out an dementia alarm if they do not return to bed within a certain time. It is commonly believed that it is better for We are now beginning to see this kind of older people to remain in the familiar comfort technology installed in homes around the country of their own homes when challenged by illness and the potential is even greater than first thought. or disability, rather than having to move. In the Every individual has their own specific needs and case of people with dementia, remaining in each project is finding new ways in which this familiar surroundings can be essential to their technology can be used to overcome individual well-being. Tony Rice explains how assistive barriers to independence. technology can help. Northampton house Assistive technology A state of the art show house has been developed Assistive technology has long been talked about as in Northampton (an area where

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Working with Older PeopleEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2004

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