Assistive technology as a means of supporting people with dementia A Review

To coincide with the Housing LIN’s involvement in the Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia, we have published this helpful review of how AT can support people with dementia. Co-authored by Tahir Idris and Steve Bonner, they indicate that awareness of th

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Live safely and well at home

This updated brochure, previously titled ‘A fresh approach to later life’, explains how FirstStop Advice can help you explore your housing and care options and how to fund and pay for accommodation or services you need. Sections include Inside FirstSto

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Community Care your legal rights

Information for people who are finding it difficult to manage daily living due to care needs. It explains the rights to care, and covers care at home. Moving to a care home or nursing home, and what to do if there is a problem getting the care that is nee

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Assistive Technology in Extra Care Housing

Assistive technology can play a part in supporting people who live in extra care housing. This summarises the most common applications, gives examples, and tells where to get further information. Factsheet 5

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Community Care your rights to care services

An explanation of what help may be available & whether you’ll have to pay for it. It includes help at home, as well as residential and nursing care.

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Homeshare International website

Information about Homeshare International, which promotes homesharing, i.e. whereby a householder offers accommodation in exchange for an agreed level of help, such as help with household tasks and/or some financial help

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Foundation for Assistive Technology website

Assistive technology is any product or service designed to enable independence for disabled and older people. The FAST website can connect people to find assistive technology (AT) solutions, and to do this there is a comprehensive database of AT research

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