Control System for Remembering

 
 
The project was completed in 2015

 
Development of operating system for fx tablets that guides people with impaired cognitive functioning through their everyday activities

20140224_styringssystemRemembering simple everyday tasks can present a challenge to people with impaired cognitive functioning. Consequently, they may need help from relatives and/or caregivers. In the project "Dementia at home", the company Tele Call has developed a prototype of a very simplified operating system for smartphones and tablets aimed at people with mild dementia. The system supports and addresses some of the challenges that people with impaired cognitive functioning encounter in their everyday life, thus enabling and encouraging them to take better care of themselves.

 

The system contains a few simple functions such as a calendar with image options that may help people to remember their agreements, a number of instructions on how to perform everyday activities such as making coffee or washing clothes, and a story feature that by means of pictures can recall various episodes in the citizen's life.

 

Vision and Purpose

In the project "Control system for people with impaired cognitive functioning", Patient@home elaborates the results and lessons learned from "Dementia at home." The project's goal is to enable people with an impaired cognitive functioning level to function adequately and efficiently in everyday life without having to rely on help from relatives or caregivers. In this regard, the project will stimulate the existing cognitive functioning. Thus, the vision is to increase the value and dignity of life for people with cognitive disabilities.

 

The project is expected to lead to the following specific objectives:

 

  • A survey of peope with cognitive impaired functioning that are in need of a simplified operating system (in addition to people with dementia)
  • Further development, testing and adjustment of the operating system to the needs of individuals
  • Integration of external inputs such a sensor inputs
  • One or more new commercialised products from Tele Call
 
Contact PersonJørgen 
                Løkkegaard

Jørgen  Løkkegaard

Director, Health and Human Interaction Technologies Innovation Manager in Patient@home


Teknologisk Institut, Center for Velfærds- og Interaktionsteknologi

Email:  LOADEMAIL[jld]DOMAIN[dti.dk]

Tel:      +45 7220 2170

Partners

Tele Call Danmark

Henrik  Bryld

Email:  LOADEMAIL[henrik]DOMAIN[telecall.dk]

Tel:      +45 2112 3456

Web:   http://www.telecall.dk

Teknologisk Institut, Center for Velfærds- og Interaktionsteknologi

Jørgen  Løkkegaard

Email:  LOADEMAIL[jld]DOMAIN[dti.dk]

Tel:      +45 7220 2170

Web:   http://teknologisk.dk

Region Syddanmark, Syddansk Sundhedsinnovation

Caroline  Strudwick

Email:  LOADEMAIL[Caroline.Strudwick]DOMAIN[rsyd.dk]

Tel:      +45 4024 7587

Web:   http://www.syddansksundhedsinnovation.dk/