DISTINCT: "Dementia: Intersectorial Strategy for Training and Innovation Network for Current Technology" supports fifteen Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) across Europe, who are carrying out research projects aiming to improve the lives of people with dementia and their carers through technology.

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Today we’re recording the second of our special #Tech and #Dementia podcasts with @volkmer_anna @LesleyG61369008 @HeinsPascale & Mauricio Molinari Ulate exploring the @DTdementia programme - out 7th November as part of our special tech research week https://t.co/CnPjkEKg3P DTdementia photo
📣New paper by @Hoel_Viktoria on the feasibility of I-CARE, a tablet-based intervention providing activities for people with #dementia and their supporters to do together. The findings show enrichment in social interaction and communication.

@weiqi_koh @AysanMI representing @LesleyG61369008 @HeinsPascale and I at #WFOT2022
Discussing our collaborative work which explores social technology use in dementia care through an occupational therapy lens 👏🏻👏🏻 @DTdementia @DREAL_ie @n_gnursing https://t.co/mEhyc8rMIf
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Such a privilege to present at the #WFOT2022 in Paris with this wonderful bunch of OTs @AislingFlynn14 @LesleyG61369008 & Aysan. We shared about an OT perspective on the use of novel tech for people with dementia. Missing @HeinsPascale 😊 @DTdementia https://t.co/jad52HHeDk DTdementia photo

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions – Innovative Training Network (under grant agreement no. 813196)

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