Using ICT in activities for people with dementia: a short guide for social care providers

Author:
SOCIAL CARE INSTITUTE FOR EXCELLENCE
Publisher:
Social Care Institute for Excellence
Publication year:
2012
Pagination:
36p.
Place of publication:
London

This short introduction to using information and communication technology (ICT) in activities for people with dementia is aimed at managers and staff in the care sector. It includes using computers, the internet, digital media such as audio, video and games technologies and radio and television. Contents includes: the benefits and challenges of using ICT in dementia support, ICT in reminiscence and life story activities, in creative and entertainment activities and for keeping in touch. It is written in plain language to be accessible to those without technical knowledge.

Subject terms:
information technology, life story work, reminiscence therapy, computer games, arts, care homes, care workers, computers, communication, dementia;
Location(s):
United Kingdom
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