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      Portraits of Individuals with dementia: Views of Care Managers

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      Proceedings of HCI 2011 The 25th BCS Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

      Human Computer Interaction

      4 - 8 July 2011

      Multimedia, Dementia, Usability, Care Aid

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            It can be very difficult to get to know a person with late-stage dementia. This is especially true for staff that work in care homes with little time to spend with each resident and even less to focus on social interaction. This paper presents a software tool that was created to help care staff become more familiar with a person with dementia in a limited timeframe. A study was conducted with three care home managers to collect initial response, usefulness and usability ratings of the software in a care home environment. The participants responded positively to the software finding it engaging and very relevant to a care home environment

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            Contributors
            Conference
            July 2011
            July 2011
            : 331-340
            Affiliations
            [0001]University Of Dundee,

            Dundee, Scotland, DD1 4HN
            [0002]Ryerson University

            350 Victoria Street

            Toronto, Ontario M5B

            2K3, Canada
            Article
            10.14236/ewic/HCI2011.63
            c002666f-7581-41ef-82cd-46c2bb496042
            © Gemma Webster et al. Published by BCS Learning and Development Ltd. Proceedings of HCI 2011 The 25th BCS Conference on Human Computer Interaction, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

            This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

            Proceedings of HCI 2011 The 25th BCS Conference on Human Computer Interaction
            HCI
            25
            Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
            4 - 8 July 2011
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            Human Computer Interaction
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            Product Information: 1477-9358BCS Learning & Development
            Self URI (journal page): https://ewic.bcs.org/
            Categories
            Electronic Workshops in Computing

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