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CareNet-Event: Dementia and Technologies


Date: 28.11.2012
Time 09:30 - 16:00
City Odense, Denmark
Event Type Workshop / public talk / discussion
Organisation/s name DTI Robot Technology
Event's address/ location Forskerparken 10F
5230 Odense M
Description: November 28, DTI Robot Technology and CareNet bring the usage of technologies for people with dementia into focus. The fundamental basis for the activities of the day is the question: Can technologies help people with dementia towards a better life?

The day offers both professional presentations from acknowledged specialists about dementia as a disease and links this knowledge to the opportunities for creating a better life through the use of a range of concrete technologies to this group of people, their relatives and nursing assistants.

Dementia and Technologies - what are the opportunities?
We focus on how technologies can be used to support the citizen in training cognitive functions and thereby prevent impairment of dementia, alleviate symptoms, create meaningful relations, and secure an even safer, dignified, and independent life. We create an overview of which technologies we know work and, furthermore, we present our experiences with projects that concern themselves with technologies for persons with dementia.

And of course there will be an opportunity to experience and try a range of technologies on your own body.

Where: Forskerparken 10F, Odense M
When: Wednesday, November 28, 9:30-16:00
Price: Members of CareNet are free of charge. DKK 495 for non-members.
Target Audience - Specialists who work with people with dementia and refer technologies to citizens with all degrees of dementia or other similar cognitive functional losses.

- Politicians and administrative employees who are interested in projects with technology support of citizens with dementia.

- Technology distributors who seek a dialog with professional users of technologies for demented people.
Contact Jørgen Løkkegaard

DTI Robot Technology

Phone: +45 72 20 21 70
Email: jld@dti.dk
Website http://carenet.nu/
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