Published on in Vol 4, No 1 (2017): Jan-Jun

Technologies to Support Community-Dwelling Persons With Dementia: A Position Paper on Issues Regarding Development, Usability, Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness, Deployment, and Ethics

Technologies to Support Community-Dwelling Persons With Dementia: A Position Paper on Issues Regarding Development, Usability, Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness, Deployment, and Ethics

Technologies to Support Community-Dwelling Persons With Dementia: A Position Paper on Issues Regarding Development, Usability, Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness, Deployment, and Ethics

Franka Meiland 1, PhD;  Anthea Innes 2, PhD;  Gail Mountain 3, PhD;  Louise Robinson 4, PhD;  Henriëtte van der Roest 5, PhD;  J Antonio García-Casal 6, DClinPsy;  Dianne Gove 7, PhD;  Jochen René Thyrian 8, PhD;  Shirley Evans 9, PhD;  Rose-Marie Dröes 1, PhD;  Fiona Kelly 10, PhD;  Alexander Kurz 11, MD, PhD;  Dympna Casey 12, PhD;  Dorota Szcześniak 13, PhD;  Tom Dening 14, MD, FRCPsych;  Michael P Craven 15, 16, PhD;  Marijke Span 17, PhD;  Heike Felzmann 18, PhD;  Magda Tsolaki 19, MD, PhD;  Manuel Franco-Martin 20, MD, PhD

1 Department of Psychiatry , VU University medical centre, Amsterdam , NL

2 Universities of Salford and Stirling UK , Manchester, Stirling , GB

3 School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) , University of Sheffield, Sheffield , GB

4 Institute for Ageing , Newcastle University, Newcastle , GB

5 Department of General Practice and Elderly Care Medicine , VU university medical centre, Amsterdam , NL

6 Iberian Research Psychosciences Institute, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Centre, Intras Foundation , Zamora , ES

7 Alzheimer Europe , Luxembourg , LU

8 German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Site Rostock , Greifswald , DE

9 Association for Dementia Studies , University of Worcester, Worcester , GB

10 Centre for Person-centred Practice Research , Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh , GB

11 Technische Universität München , Munchen , DE

12 School of Nursing and Midwifery , National University of Ireland Galway, Galway , IE

13 Department of Psychiatry , Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw , PL

14 Division of Psychiatry & Applied Psychology , University of Nottingham, Nottingham , GB

15 NIHR MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-operative, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham Innovation Park, Nottingham , GB

16 Bioengineering Research Group, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, Nottingham , GB

17 Windesheim University of Applied Sciences , Zwolle , NL

18 National University of Ireland Galway , Galway , IE

19 Memory and dementia outpatient clinic, 3rd Department of Neurology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki , GR

20 Iberian Research Psychosciences Institute, Psychiatric Department in Zamora Hospital, Salamanca University, Zamora , ES

Corresponding Author:

  • Franka Meiland, PhD
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • VU University medical centre
  • AJ Ernststraat 1187
  • Amsterdam
  • NL
  • Phone: 31 207885623
  • Email: fj.meiland@vumc.nl