Author: Arthur de Bono (1)
A personalized multimedia device to treat agitated behavior and improve mood in people with dementia: A pilot study.Geriatr Nurs 2016 Jan-Feb;37(1):25-9. Epub 2015 Sep 26.Tanya E Davison, Kanvar Nayer, Selby Coxon, Arthur de Bono, Barbara Eppingstall, Yun-Hee Jeon, Eva S van der Ploeg, Daniel W O'Connor
Agitated behaviors and dysphoric moods in nursing home residents with dementia may be a response to a lack of personalized, meaningful activity and stimulation. To address this deficiency, a personal computer was adapted to play favorite music and display photographs, movies and messages that were selected or made by family members. The system (called Memory Box) is accompanied by a simplified interface to help people with dementia access material independently.
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