SenseCam intervention based on Cognitive Stimulation Therapy framework for early-stage dementia

  title={SenseCam intervention based on Cognitive Stimulation Therapy framework for early-stage dementia},
  author={Paulina Piasek and Kate Irving and Alan F. Smeaton},
  journal={2011 5th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth) and Workshops},
Estimates suggest that Ireland will have 50,000 people with dementia by 2016 and over 100,000 by 2036. Combined with European total costs estimated in 2005 at €130 billion. In the absence of a cure for dementia there is a real need to develop pervasive, user-centered technologies to enhance the well-being and quality of life of people with dementia. This study explores the use of Microsoft SenseCam images within the principles of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) to engage people with early… CONTINUE READING

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