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“Tapping into Memory” – Swinburne University of Technology profiles our research into designing virtual worlds for people with dementia

The latest edition of Swinburne University of Technology’s  VENTURE magazine has a story about my doctoral research into virtual worlds and how  they can support well-being in people with dementia, reproduced below.   Issue Two 2014 – Issue #21 Share | Tapping into memory Story by By Vicki Steggall View articles in related topics: Ageing, Neuroscience,… Read More »

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Virtual Worlds and Dementia

  People with dementia are largely locked out of digital life. The irony is that digital technologies are very good at delivering ‘person-centred care’, the best-practice mantra in the offline world. It’s not just about preferences, or customising tool bars; software can be adapted for a range of disabilities: for the hearing and visually impaired, for people missing limbs.… Read More »

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Dementia Journal of Australia, April 2014 (in press)

The Dementia Journal of Australia is helping us collect  data for our ‘Identity and Interests’ survey, which is running live, on-line, until March 31 2014. Please do our survey if you are a person experiencing dementia or are a person supporting them. If you have had family experience of dementia, past or present, please also… Read More »

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