MedGUIDE E-learning exposed to the target group, first findings.
1st field trial in Cyprus
[ June 2019 Utrecht, by Yusra Al Mudhafar] The E-Learning incorporated in MedGUIDE is a ‘’guide’’ to dementia providing the user with information on symptoms, stadia, medication use and adherence to medication. It entails information about care technology and other support tools to enhance quality of daily living with dementia. The e-Learning is intended for […]
Co-creation in Daycare: Developing MedGUIDE together with the primary end-users.
[By Sotia Nicolaou from Materia – April 2019 ] During February and March 2019 the 1st field trial for assessing the MedGUIDE system took place in the three end-user organisations (the Netherlands, Norway and Cyprus). The MedGUIDE system was first evaluated in a controlled and afterwards in a home setting environment. In Cyprus, 3 primary, […]
Secondary sensor selection criteria
[By Bas Steunenberg from HogeSchool Utrect – March 2019 ] In the beginning of March we had a so called ‘’co-creation session’’ with the primary end-users that are involved in the MedGUIDE project. These were persons with mild to moderate cognitive problems, still living at independently at home and still self-managing their own medication intake. […]
Monitoring medication side-effects by following activities of daily living
[By Philipp Buluschek from Vigisense/Domosafety – March 2019 ] In a previous blog post we presented the type of data and activities of daily living that needed to be collected in order to follow medication side effects. Beside the data that is collected, some practical aspects are also of importance. In facts, the sensor system […]
Polypharmacy management solution implemented in MedGuide Prototype 1
In this blog, we shortly present the reflections which lead to the selection of a suitable sensor system for the MedGUIDE solution. The first selection criteria is, which data is required in order to identify medication side-effects. The table below shows a list of common side-effect in dementia drugs as well as behavior based measurable […]
Local TV station covers MedGUIDE project
[by Tudor Cioara, March 2019] To identify the polypharmacy side effects affecting the daily life activities of patients with dementia, we have addressed the following issues in our prototype implementation (see figure below): – the detection of significant behavioral deviations from the patient’s baseline out of daily life activities monitored; – the correlation of these […]
MedGUIDE E-learning on its way
Local TV station TV Arnhem came to visit the office of ConnectedCare to talk about the involvement of the company in the AAL project MedGUIDE. Both Martijn Vastenburg and Els Dik are interviewed about their involvement in MedGUIDE.
MedGUIDE Prototype development in progress
[By Riitta Hellmann January 2019] During the autumn 2018 the MedGUIDE project’s personnel has been working with the creation of an e-learning resource for people with dementia and their caregivers. This caregivers’ resource will provide a wide variety of dementia-related information for both formal and informal caregivers. An important part of the resource will the […]
MedGUIDE recruitment for the pilot
[By Martijn Vastenburg December 2018] The preparations for the field trial are in full swing. The devices and sensors are ready to be shipped to the three pilot countries, and the software is being finalized and tested. The field trials in Norway, Cyprus and The Netherlands are expected to start early January 2019. The sensors […]
[By Helianthe Kort November 23 2018] For the MedGUIDE project we visited one Alzheimer Café in the Netherlands, several times. These cafés are usually organized once every month for persons with Alzheimer and other dementia disorders, for their family and professional cares. Every province in the Netherlands has one or more Alzheimer Café which offers […]