Designing technology to improve quality of life for people with dementia: user-led approaches

@article{Orpwood2009DesigningTT,
  title={Designing technology to improve quality of life for people with dementia: user-led approaches},
  author={Roger Orpwood and J. Chadd and D. Howcroft and Andrew Sixsmith and J. Torrington and Garth A. Gibson and G. Chalfont},
  journal={Universal Access in the Information Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={249-259}
}
This paper addresses the design of assistive technology that specifically aims to support an improvement in the quality of life of people with dementia. Starting from interviews with users, a grounded theory approach was used to compile a wish list of issues important for maintaining quality of life. A large list of potential technologies that could address these issues was generated, and four were selected for initial development: a music player, a device to reduce social isolation, a… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 21 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 15 REFERENCES

Development of a cooker monitor for people with dementia

  • C. Gibbs, T. Adlam, R. Faulkner, R. Orpwood
  • Craddock, G.M., McCormack, L.P., Reilly, R.B…
  • 2010
1 Excerpt

The development of a computerised cueing device to help people with dementia to be more independent

  • A. Mihailidis, G. R. Fernie, W. L. Claghorn
  • Technol. Disabil. 13, 23–40 () Univ Access Inf…
  • 2010
1 Excerpt

Smart homes

  • R. Orpwood
  • Pathy, M., Sinclair, A., Morley, J. (eds…
  • 2006
1 Excerpt

I know where this is going and I know it won ’ t come back . Hearing the individual ’ s voice in dementia quality of life assessments

  • S. Cahill, E. Begley, +6 authors K. Jones
  • 2004

A design methodology for assistive technology for people with dementia

  • R. Orpwood, R. Faulkner, C. Gibbs, T. Adlam
  • Craddock, G., McCormack, L., Reilly, R., Knops, H…
  • 2003
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…