Using a touch screen computer to support relationships between people with dementia and caregivers

@article{Astell2010UsingAT,
  title={Using a touch screen computer to support relationships between people with dementia and caregivers},
  author={Arlene Astell and Maggie Ellis and Lauren Bernardi and Norman Alm and Richard Dye and Gary Gowans and Jim Campbell},
  journal={Interacting with Computers},
  year={2010},
  volume={22},
  pages={267-275}
}
Progressive and irreversible cognitive impairments affect the ability of people with dementia to communicate and interact with caregivers. This places a burden on caregivers to initiate and manage interactions to the extent that they may avoid all but essential communication. CIRCA is an interactive, multimedia touch screen system that contains a wide range of stimuli to prompt reminiscing. The intention is that people with dementia and caregivers will explore CIRCA together, using the… CONTINUE READING

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