Does familiarity affect the enjoyment of touchscreen games for people with dementia?
Publication of Innovations in Care
J.H. Groenewoud, A.L. Cordia, A.J. Astell, J. Lange,de, M.J.B.M. Goumans, P. Joddrell, Y. Schikhof | Article | Publication date: 18 April 2017
Previous research has indicated that people living with dementia are able to use touchscreen technology, which presents an opportunity to deliver meaningful and engaging activities for people to pass the time independently. The challenge is to identify suitable applications from the thousands that are currently available, and familiarity, where an app is a digital version of an existing real world game, may be one solution.
Author(s) - affiliated with Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences