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Healthcare staffs' experiences and perceptions of caring for people with dementia in the acute setting: qualitative evidence synthesis
Background: Dementia is a global issue, with increasing prevalence rates impacting on health services internationally. People with dementia are frequently admitted to hospital, an environment that may not be suited to ...
Factors affecting the acceptability of social robots by older adults including people with dementia or cognitive impairment: A literature review
(Springer Verlag, 2018-03-01)
Social robots are being developed to support care given to older adults (OA), people with dementia (PWD) and OA with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) by facilitating their independence and well-being. The successful deployment ...
Evaluation of a companion robot for individuals with dementia: Quantitative findings of the MARIO Project in an Irish residential care setting
The current study focuses on the short-term effect of MARIO, a social robot, on quality of life, depression, and perceived social support in persons with dementia (PWD) and evaluates their acceptability of MARIO. Ten PWD ...