FIT decision aid: matching the needs of people with dementia and caregivers with products and services

Nazli Cila, Hester van Zuthem, Fleur Thomése, Wilma Otten, Franka Meiland, Ben Kröse

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Although there exist various product and services to support people with dementia in their everyday activities and challenges, people with dementia and their informal caregivers experience many unmet needs. In this paper, we present the ongoing development process of a decision aid that aims to reveal these unmet needs and match them with relevant support and care solutions. This entails investigating the needs of people with dementia and caregivers, making an inventory of the product and service solutions, co-creating the question articulation to be used in the decision aid and developing and testing three design concepts. We aim that the insights we gained from the tests will inspire interaction designers and researchers that investigate person-centered dementia care.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHuman-computer interaction – INTERACT 2017
Subtitle of host publication16th IFIP TC 13 International Conference, Mumbai, India, September 25–29, 2017, proceedings, part III
EditorsR. Bernhaupt, M. Winckler, G. Dalvi, A. Joshi, D.K. Balkrishan, J. O'Neill
Place of PublicationCham
Number of pages11
Volume10515 LNCS
ISBN (Print)9783319676869
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics

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