Designing for Dementia

LAUGH (Ludic Artefacts Using Gesture and Haptics),Sensor e-Textiles, Making a Difference, HANDS (Helping Assist with New Devices for Seniors), Hand i Pockets and Dementia Aprons are research projects investigating innovative ways to help care for people with dementia. The projects are inclusive and participatory, bringing together health professionals, charities, care professionals and carers with technologists, designers and academics interested in designing for the ageing population.

Designing for the ageing population

This work is an international collaboration with Dr. Gail Kenning University of Technology Sydney and Dr. David Prytherch Birmingham City University and is supported by Age Cymru, Alzheimer’s Society and Dementia Positive charities.