By the end of this chapter, the reader will be able to:
- Explore current debates about the ethics of technology in dementia care.
- Examine the use of technology in dementia care.
- Consider how technology may be used to promote relationship-based approaches to care.
- Develop a user involvement plan to engage the person with dementia and their families in the use of technology.
Technology is ubiquitous in the twenty-first century with young adults who cannot remember life before the internet. Indeed, telling my students that I remember a time before Google places me in the same sphere as the older people I nursed in the 1980s as a young adult, who would tell me about their ...