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GPS trackers can prove a life saver for those living with dementia

Researchers at the University of Southampton have concluded that location tracking GPS devices can play a significant part in helping people with dementia stay safe and continue to live independently.Becoming disorientated and getting lost is a common problem in people living with dementia. As many as 40% of those diagnosed get lost at some point, […]

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  • 16 April 2018

Robotic cats improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia

Robotic cats are being used by researchers at Wrexham Glyndwr University to improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia.Researchers from the University have joined forces with a US toy giant to conduct research into how robotic companion pets can have a positive impact on people suffering with the condition.The robotic toy cats are designed to […]

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  • 19 June 2017

Brighton families needed for an innovative dementia care project

Brighton students are urging families to join them to take part in a ground-breaking and award-winning dementia care project.The project is called Time for Dementia. The organisers pair families affected by dementia with undergraduate students studying healthcare.The aim is to help the student to gain a better understanding of living with dementia and develop skills […]

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  • 8 June 2017