Inga-Lill Boman

Inga-Lill Boman
Karolinska Institutet | KI · Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

PhD

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Background: There is lack of knowledge on how occupational therapists (OTs) assess daily time management (DTM) for persons with dementia (PwDs) and on which aspects affect prescription of time assistive technology (AT). Aim: To explore OTs’ experiences of assessing the need for and prescribing time AT for PwDs. Material and methods: Focus group int...
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The aim of this study is to increase evidence-based interventions by investigating the feasibility of an intervention using an interactive digital calendar with mobile phone reminders (RemindMe) as support in everyday life. Qualitative and quantitative data were collected from participating patients (n = 8) and occupational therapists (n = 7) from...
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Background: This interview study is a part of a project that evaluated sensor technology as a support in everyday activities for patients with memory impairment. Aim: To explore patients with memory impairment and their partners’ experiences of using sensor technology in their homes. Methods and material: Five patients with memory impairment after...
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Cognitive impairment may cause difficulties in planning and initiating daily activities, as well as remembering to do what is scheduled. This study investigates the effectiveness of an interactive web-based mobile reminder calendar that sends text messages to the users mobile phone as support in everyday life, for persons with cognitive impairment...
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Background: In this study an interactive distance solution (called the DISKO tool) was developed to enable home-based motor training after stroke. Objectives: The overall aim was to explore the feasibility and safety of using the DISKO-tool, customized for interactive stroke rehabilitation in the home setting, in different rehabilitation phases...
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Background This project Smart Assisted Living involving Informal careGivers++ (SALIG) intends to develop an ICT-based device for persons with cognitive impairment combined with remote support possibilities for significant others and formal caregivers. This paper presents the identification of the target groups’ needs and requirements of such device...
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The aim of this work has been to develop a technical support enabling home-based motor training after stroke. The basis for the work plan has been to develop an interactive technical solution supporting three different groups of stroke patients: (1) patients with stroke discharged from hospital with support from neuro team; (2) patients with stroke...
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Purpose: To evaluate the usability of a mobile telepresence robot (MTR) in a hospital training apartment (HTA). The MTR was manoeuvred remotely and was used for communication when assessing independent living skills, and for security monitoring of cognitively impaired patients. Method: Occupational therapists (OTs) and nurses received training i...
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Persons with dementia might have considerable difficulties in using an ordinary telephone. Being able to use the telephone can be very important in order to maintain their social network, getting stimulation and for reaching help when needed. Therefore, persons with dementia might need an easy-to-use videophone to prevent social isolation and to fe...
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Purpose: To develop a design concept for an easy-to-use videophone for people with dementia and to evaluate the design and need of such a product. Method: In this project, we have used an inclusive design approach that includes the target users in the design process. In an earlier study, the need of a videophone was examined and a requirement sp...
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OBJECTIVE: The aim was to develop a framework for prescribing assistive technology (AT) for people with cognitive impairment and provide guidelines for clinical practice. METHODS: A qualitative approach was used to develop and validate the guide. RESULTS: The guide is directed mainly towards occupational therapists and neuropsychologists. It compri...
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There are relatively few studies based on an individual adult perspective on ADHD which takes into account how various factors interact and affect everyday life. Compensatory strategies can facilitate life for people with ADHD and those strategies might include the use of assistive technology or cognitive support. The purpose of this paper is to pr...
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This exploratory study examined nurses' perceptions of using the robot 'Giraff' in their work in brain injury rehabilitation. The robot is a mobile robotic that is driven remotely via a computer and pc-mouse. All nurses at a rehabilitation clinic in Stockholm, Sweden received training in how to handle the 'Giraff'. After the training session they w...
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Purpose: To identify, based on the literature, people with dementia's potentials to manage an easy-to-use videophone, and to develop a videophone requirement specification for people with dementia. Method: The study is based on the Inclusive Design method, utilising the first two of four phases. Content analyses of literature reviews were used t...
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The purpose of this paper is to describe policies, laws and regulations regarding the procurement of assistive technology and home modifications for individuals with disabilities in Sweden. Children up to ages 17-21 are entitled to free access to assistive technology. For adults the access is substantially subsidized with public funding. We will di...
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The purposes of this study was to examine the possibilities of a home-based electronic memory aid with sensors for persons with memory impairments, as support to carry out everyday activities in their own home environments. The method involved a single-subject study with a multiple baseline AB design. Five participants identified three activities e...
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The aims were to investigate whether patients with memory difficulties after acquired brain injury (ABI) are able to learn how to use a set of electronic memory aids integrated in a training apartment, and to use the same setting for identifying activities that these patients tend to forget among a predefined set of activities. This identification...
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In previous studies we have found that a set of electronic memory aids in a training apartment in a hospital and in two prototype apartments could help persons with memory impairments after acquired brain injury to carry out everyday activities In this study we have examined the possibilities of a newly developed electronic memory aid with a wirele...
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The aim of this study was to investigate if persons with cognitive impairment after acquired brain injury could learn how to use electronic aids to daily living (EADL) 15 patients stayed alone for four days in a training apartment equipped with EADL including reminders, safety functions and alarms covering security The patients were trained to use...
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The purpose was to study the ability of persons with memory impairments after acquired brain injury to learn how to and use electronic aids to daily living (EADL) and to describe changes in function and quality of life. Eight participants stayed in two apartments equipped with a set of basic and advanced EADL for either 4 or 6 months during an inte...
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To examine the efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation in the patient's home or vocational environment. Research design: Pre-post-follow-up design. Ten outpatients with acquired attention and memory problems received cognitive training three times weekly, for 3 weeks. They received individual attention training with Attention Process Training, trainin...
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ABSTRACT The thesis comprises four studies focusing on developing knowledge,about the possibilities that new technology and compensatory,training can offer to enable everyday activities for persons with cognitive impairments after acquired brain injury (ABI). In Study I the participants received a home-based cognitive training program in their own...

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