Simone Anna Felding

Simone Anna Felding
Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen | DZNE · RG Implementation and Dissemination Research

MSc Anthropology

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Introduction
Cultural anthropologist specialised in health, technology & dementia. I am currently a PhD-student at DZNE Witten, as part of the Marie-Curie ITN programme DISTINCT. Here I will look at the implementation of social robots for people with dementia in nursing homes.

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I denne artikel undersøges det manuelle og algoritmiske arbejde, der foregår bag skærmen på en digital platform, som er designet til at afhjælpe og forebygge ensomhed. Platformen udbydes til kommuner af en privat virksomhed og finansieres af kommunerne via et abonnement, som giver kommunens borgere fuld adgang til at oprette sig som brugere og beny...
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Purpose We aimed to identify assistive technologies that are promising for addressing loneliness in people living with dementia in long-term care. Materials and methods A scoping review was conducted. EBSCO, PubMed, Cochrane Library, and ProQuest were searched from 2000 to 2020. The included studies were selected by three independent researchers a...
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Background Psychosocial issues, such as social isolation and loneliness among older adults and people with dementia, continue to pose challenges with a rapidly aging population worldwide. Social robots are a rapidly emerging field of technology, developed to help address the psychosocial needs of this population. Although studies have reported posi...
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Background Psychosocial health issues such as depression and social isolation are an important cause of morbidity and premature mortality for older adults and people with dementia. Social robots are promising technological innovations to deliver effective psychosocial interventions to promote psychosocial wellbeing. Studies have reported positive f...
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Background Psychosocial health issues such as depression and social isolation are an important cause of morbidity and premature mortality for older adults. Social robots are promising technological innovations to deliver effective psychosocial interventions to promote the psychosocial wellbeing of older adults, including people with dementia. Studi...
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Background Psychosocial health issues such as depression and social isolation are an important cause of morbidity and premature mortality for older adults and people with dementia. Social robots are promising technological innovations to deliver effective psychosocial interventions to promote psychosocial wellbeing. Studies have reported positive f...
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Background Psychosocial health issues such as depression and social isolation are an important cause of morbidity and premature mortality for older adults and people with dementia. Social robots are promising technological innovations to deliver effective psychosocial interventions to promote psychosocial wellbeing. Studies have reported positive f...
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Vi undersøger i denne artikel den særlige relation, der opstår mellem mennesker med demens, deres pårørende og plejepersonalet, når demensramte flytter på plejehjem – det vi kalder en omsorgstrojka. Når demensramte flytter på plejehjem, er det ikke bare de fysiske rammer, der skiftes ud, der sker også et skift i de nære relationer, hvorigennem menn...
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Boblberg.dk is a digital platform offered to Danish municipalities, and is used as an element in municipal initiatives aimed at strengthening mental health and preventing loneliness among the municipality's citizens. The company behind has been successful in marketing Boblberg.dk as a "social" platform positioned in contrast to other commercial dig...
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Vi undersøger i denne artikel den særlige relation, der opstår mellem mennesker med demens, deres pårørende og plejepersonalet, når demensramte flytter på plejehjem – det vi kalder en omsorgstrojka. Når demensramte flytter på plejehjem, er det ikke bare de fysiske rammer, der skiftes ud, der sker også et skift i de nære relationer, hvorigennem menn...

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DISTINCT supports fifteen Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) across Europe, who are carrying out research projects aiming to improve the lives of people with dementia and their carers through technology.
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DISTINCT is funded by the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (MSC-ITN) under the European Commission's Horizon 2020 programme. The main aim of DISTINCT is to develop a premier quality multi-disciplinary, multi-professional and intersectorial education and training research framework for Europe, aiming at improving the lives of people with dementia and their carers through technology. The unique academic and non-academic collaborative partnership of DISTINCT comprises of 13 world leading research organisations across 8 European countries, 9 partners who include Alzheimer Europe, Alzheimer Disease International, the World Federation of Occupational Therapists and 3 SMEs for technology and dementia care. Many members of the DISTINCT team are the established researchers in the INTERDEM, an interdisciplinary European collaborative research network of 180 leading academics working to improve early detection and timely and quality psychosocial interventions in dementia.