The app is the interactive successor of the book “Making a Difference”, written by Lauren Yates, Martin Orrell, Phuong Leung, Aimee Spector, Bob Woods and Vasiliki Orgeta. (ISBN 978-1-974790-29-7), see this link for more information.
I’ve seen an awakening in my husband, it’s like he has come to life cognitive-wise.
In cooperation with the University of Nottingham, Eumedianet has developed an app for people with dementia, called “Thinkability”. The activities in the app are based on Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for individuals with dementia and their care givers. See this website for more information about this therapy.
This app is made as part of the European Induct project, see this project website, and developed in cooperation with ESR Harleen Rai. Harleen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie research fellow working for INDUCT (Interdisciplinary Network for Dementia Using Current Technology). For her PhD, she developed this interactive touch screen tablet version of CST (Cognitive Stimulation Therapy) which can be used for people with dementia and their carers. She was supervised by Professor Martin Orrell and Professor Justine Schneider at the University of Nottingham Harleen has obtained her BSc. in Psychology and MSc. in Neuropsychology VU University , Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Want to give it a spin?
You can try out our ‘Arts’ activity on level 1 to get a feeling for how activities work. We hope you enjoy it.