Constructing dementia. Public, organizational and personal narratives of dementia in Belgium. Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Development of a handover approach in design for dementia. Turning design research experiences with people living with dementia into accessible design processes, tools and artefacts for other designers. KU Leuven
The number of people living with dementia is rapidly growing and currently there is no treatment available. The development of products is of importance for the improvement of the lives of people living with dementia. To develop these products, designers can on the one hand involve people living with dementia in the design process. This participatory design approach provides rich insights, however in practice it’s often challenging for the ...
Advance care planning (ACP) with people with dementia and their caregivers: development of an ACP communication in dementia skills training for physicians Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The impact of person-centered care by means of Dementia Care Mapping on the wellbeing of residents with dementia and their caregivers in Flemisch nursing homes. KU Leuven
The Dementia Step Dance revolution: a mixed-methods exergame study in people with mild to moderate dementia. KU Leuven
The current treatment of dementia is not efficacious in all patients. Pharmacotherapy may introduce undesirable side-effects. Physical activity has been defined as a promising non-pharmacological treatment. Despite the scientific evidence that physical activity is beneficial for people with dementia, and a variety of guidelines advise health professionals to engage and refer people living with dementia to physical activity, there is a dearth ...
Project oriented to the development and evaluation of communication strategies that contribute to a more balanced representation of dementia and to a dementia friendly society. KU Leuven
Monoaminergic and neuroinflammatory markers in dementia with Lewy bodies to improve differential dementia diagnosis. University of Antwerp
To involve people with dementia in a research and design process is not an easy thing. Talking about involvement in design quickly brings one to participatory design. The methods, tools and techniques used in many existing participatory design projects offer challenges to be employed when involving people with dementia in the design process due to their cognitive and physical abilities. This PhD research project is based on insights from a ...