International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) International Annual Congress

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IPA-2020, Lisbon


Building and Using an Apps Library for People Living with Dementia and their Carers

The symposium describes the context and rationale behind the Health and Social Care Board Northern Ireland taking the strategic initiative to develop digital resources to support an ‘app’ library. The initiative, part of the Dementia eHealth and Data Analytics Pathfinder Programme is developing a digital framework to enable the social prescribing of apps, initially in support of those with dementia and their carers. In this symposium, apps that have been developed are described, including the CLEAR Dementia Care © App, developed to help carers understand behaviour from the perspective of the person with dementia, and the InspireD app for individual specific reminiscence, for people living with dementia and their family carers. The final talk describes the new opportunities for researchers to employ anonymous digital data in their research studies to understand the behaviour of people living with dementia and their carers in using such digital apps.
Period2 Oct 20203 Oct 2020
Event typeConference
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • dementia apps
  • InspireD
  • Dementia CLEAR