As the number of aging people with dementia soars, researchers are testing mobile apps that help care givers provide more person-centered care, reduce paperwork, and raise the social standing of care work in residential homes. The team developed new types of mobile apps that offer individual role-playing approaches to patients, direct access to repositories of resident data, and creative care for people with dementia. The apps also enable caregivers to balance care with administrative duties via shared opportunities to learn and reflect on important aspects of patient care.
Researchers from University College,
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