Dementia support and learning experiences using technology

Dementia Australia has a range of innovative technology available to educate and support people living with dementia, their carers and families.   

A day in the life – mealtime experience

Using virtual reality technology, this workshop challenges you to see mealtime through the eyes of a person living with dementia. Participants explore how food, environment and support can greatly influence the dining experience.

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The Dementia-Friendly Home

The Dementia-Friendly Home app uses interactive 3D game technology to provide users with ideas to make their home more accessible for people living with dementia.

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A Better Visit

A Better Visit is a free to download app for iPads featuring a range of two-player games to enhance communication and facilitate positive social interactions between people with dementia and their visitors.

 

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EDIE

EDIE is Dementia Australia’s virtual reality smartphone app, this 3 hour workshop utilises EDIE to allow participants to see the world through the eyes of a person living with dementia.

 

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Virtual Dementia Experience

The Virtual Dementia Experience™ session takes the participant through a multi-sensory simulation using light, sound, colour and visual content to immerse you into the lived experience of a person with dementia.

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Virtual Forest

The Virtual Forest™ program is a peaceful and enjoyable immersive environment designed specifically to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia.

 

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