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ENGAGE-DEM : a model of engagement of people with dementia

Author
Perugia, G.
Type of activity
Theses
Doctorate programme unit
Vilanova i la Geltrú School of Engineering (EPSEVG)
Other related units
Department of Automatic Control
Defense's date
2018-12-21
URL
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/168870 Open in new window
Abstract
Dementia is a neurodegenerative disease that affects cognition, producing a reduction in thinking, problem-solving, and mnemonic abilities, functioning, preventing affected people to care for themselves and carry out activities of daily living (e.g., self-feeding, dress oneself), and psychosocial well-being, causing the appearance of disorders of thought content, mood, and behavior (e.g., depression, apathy, anxiety). The reduction of cognition, the disorientation in space and time, and the inab...
Group of research
CETpD - Technical Research Centre for Dependency Care and Autonomous Living
Citation
Perugia, G. ENGAGE-DEM : a model of engagement of people with dementia. Tesi doctoral, UPC, Escola Politècnica Superior d'Enginyeria de Vilanova i la Geltrú, 2018.

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