Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


CAPS seminar July 2017

Title: Challenges in delivering Innovative interventions for dementia

Speaker: Associate Professor Lee-Fay Low

Abstract: This talk with present three different interventions for people with dementia. CareToons is an online program on management of behaviour changes for carer people with dementia. The presentation will describe how CareToons was co-designed and difficulties encountered during the pilot. We Think You Can Dance is a program combining exercise, social interaction and cognitive stimulation for nursing home residents with dementia. The pilot project and current delivery will be described. LifeFul is a program to change nursing home practice towards relationship and restorative-focused care. The program logic and challenges during roll-out will be discussed.