2019 Spark Program Projects

Project 1: Development of a new technological solution to improve nocturnal supervision of persons with dementia in retirement home settings

Project Lead: Frank Knoefel


Project 2: Exploring the relationship between nocturnal bed occupancy, breathing, and cognitive decline using pressure sensitive mats

Project Lead: Rafik Goubran


Project 3: Developing a response system for caregivers of persons with cognitive impairment using a home-based sensing and computing system

Project Lead: Neil Thomas


Project 4: Improving Access to Dementia Friendly Resources

Project Lead: Dean Henderson (DSORC)

This project has led to the launch of this new service by the Dementia Society