This page features the projects that have received input from the design team. As these are all work in progress, we will update the pages as the projects evolve. Within each project page we aim to discuss the human factors and design challenges faced.
The Minder brand
A public facing brand that creates a compelling user experience , building confidence and understanding with our participants.
Exploring the role of voice and conversational agents as an accessible interface for people with dementia.
The central clinical and research interface that facilitates productive and rewarding interactions between the researchers and the participants. The dashboard is the core tool for providing remote care, driven by data from the home environment.
A wearable device seeking to monitor activity, behaviour and health remotely.
Minder Carer’s App
A carer’s companion app that shares data back to participants, and provides opportunity for deeper engagement and participation in the research, as well as helping to manage the care of someone with dementia.
Remote cognitive testing delivered online to allow the research team to monitor changes in cognitive abilities.
Exploration of the potential of using in-ear sensors to gather physiological data from people with dementia.
Responding to COVID-19 we worked with community dementia support groups to help them adapt to remote, digitally enabled engagements suited to people with dementia during the lockdown restrictions.