Empowering People with Dementia

Empowering People with Dementia

Tue, 9 August 2016

empoweringpeoplewithdementia

With Scotland facing an ageing population, cases of Alzheimer’s are expected to increase significantly in the coming years causing pressures on healthcare providers and impacting the lives of the elderly and their family members.

SIE Alumni, MindMate, used their own experience of caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s to create the MindMate app, which is designed to support patients and their family members. MindMate was a winner of SIE’s Young Innovators Challenge in 2015 and gone on to win significant funding and support in the UK and beyond.

In the video below, the MindMate team talk about how they got started. What other healthcare challenges might Scotland need innovative solutions for in the future?

 

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