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The Development of a Personalised Multimedia System for Individuals with Dementia

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posted on 19.02.2019, 01:42 authored by KANVAR SINGH NAYER
This research aimed to propose and develop a response to challenges posed by the common symptoms of dementia prevalent in residents at aged-care facilities, in the form of a non-medicinal intervention. The outcome was a personalised multimedia system consisting of specially considered information architecture and a dedicated physical dimension. Its purpose was to provide reminiscence, personalised music, simulated presence and autonomous use to individuals with mild, moderate or severe dementia.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Selby Charles Coxon

Additional supervisor 1

Arthur de Bono

Additional supervisor 2

Gene Bawden

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

Design

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture