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Dementia Patients and Technology Pt. 2

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12 Dec 2016 - General
 

Technologies can be less invasive by using motion sensors instead of video cameras. Constantly monitoring their behaviour ambiently is an invasion of privacy and should not be the aim of the healthcare technological industries.

Their independence should be of penultimate importance as well. Perhaps, strategies aimed at improving or maintaining mental capacities of these individuals will be useful. Interactive games that pique their interest while involving simple mathematical sums to give their brains a good workout may be an idea to work with.