The Virtual Dementia Tour, created by geriatric specialist, P.K. Beville, helps people understand what living with dementia is like by altering participants’ physical and sensory abilities using headphones, goggles, and gloves that simulate hearing, vision, and tactile deficiencies. More than two million people in 17 different countries have taken the tour.
A Discussion of the Use of Virtual Reality in Dementia 125 mental or physical tasks; it also includes other variables such as age, sex and socio-cultural identity (10). In the case of dementia, this domain would include the pathophysiological changes to the brain as well as their consequences on processes such as perception, memory and language.
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Employees from Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) recently took part in the Virtual Dementia Tour to better understand the difficulties faced by those living with dementia. The virtual tour, delivered in the UK by training partner Training 2 CARE, is medically and scientifically proven to be the closest a person with a healthy brain can come to experience what living with.
The Virtual Dementia Tour certainly changed my perception of how to treat patients. If everybody could experience it, I am sure the nationwide attitude towards dementia would improve, and Beville.
Virtual Dementia Tour May 22, 2019 To coincide with Dementia Action Week (20-26 May 2019), leading care supplies company Spearhead Healthcare has played host to The Virtual Dementia Tour, a renowned interactive training day designed to give participants a unique insight into the world as experienced by dementia patients.
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The trio was among some 50 persons who stepped up recently for the first public Virtual Dementia Tour inside a converted RV where scientific research is transposed into real-life encounters with.