Smart dementia-friendly technology
Alma’s house is a 50 square metre flat showing dementia-friendly solutions, and is part of Oslo municipality resource center on geriatrics, dementia and old-age psychiatry. The staff has skills and competence in cognitive functioning, dementia and assistive technology (AT).
A demonstartion site and knowledge base
The aims of ALMA’s house are two-fold. Firstly, to run a demonstration flat that has both dementia-friendly environments and assistive technology to support people with cognitive impairments and dementia. Secondly, to be a knowledge service on AT in relation to cognitively impaired people. ALMA’s house will serve as a demonstration site and a knowledge base for use of assistive technology and dementia friendly interior design. The target groups for ALMA’s house are: the user with dementia and next-of-kin, health professionals and administrators, planners and architects.