The Dementia Services Development Centre’s virtual care home has been shortlisted in the “Improving care with technology” category in the Health Service Journal Awards.
Take a tour of the virtual care home https://dementia.stir.ac.uk/virtualhome
Dementia can impair the senses, mobility and cognitiion. This can make it more difficult to understand and navigate the living environment. The virtual care home simulates how a well designed environment can improve the quality of life for people living with dementia.
A well designed environment can help people by:
- keeping them safe from dangers such as falls
- giving them the freedom and confidence to use their abilities to the fullest extent
- aiding memory in day-to-day living, and
- reinforcing personal identity.
Take a tour of the virtual care home https://dementia.stir.ac.uk/virtualhome and explore the virtual rooms to understand more about each dementia-friendly feature.