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dc.contributor.authorJakob, Anke
dc.contributor.authorTreadaway, Cathy
dc.contributor.authorCollier, Lesley
dc.contributor.authorFowler, Fiona
dc.identifier.citationJakob, A., Treadaway, C., Collier, L., Fowler, F. (2017) ‘Introducing a designing attitude in dementia care’, REDO Cumulus Conference, 30 May - 2nd June 2017, Kolding - Denmark.en_US
dc.descriptionConference paper presented at REDO Cumulus Conference - http://cumuluskolding2017.orgen_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper discusses howdesigncanenhance the wellbeing ofpeople living with dementia, their carers and caregivers. It refers to two examples of recent design research that focus on supporting the provision and facilitation of appropriate activitiesand environmentsfor individuals with advanced dementiain residentialcare.The projects use interdisciplinary co-­‐design approaches and ethnographic methods to establish new knowledge anddevelop user-­‐centred design solutions to improvecare. Questioning how design research can create sustainable impact on the lives of those affected by dementia, the paper concludes that active involvement and continued participation of users, carers and care practitioners in the design process is essential. Training on design skills and making willenablecarersto adapt a designing attitude. Exploring how such trainingcan bedelivered is a chance for the design community, in collaboration with experts from health care, to takethe lead in solving this problemen_US
dc.publisherDesign School Koldingen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesREDO Cumulus 2017;
dc.subjectdementia designen_US
dc.subjectdementia careen_US
dc.subjectcare designen_US
dc.titleIntroducing a designing attitude in dementia careen_US
dc.typeConference paperen_US

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