Category Archives: measurement of impact

Pieces to piece together (Quantifying outcomes and value)

Part of what I was asked to do was to look into a Social Return on Investment approach to making a case for the value of digital storytelling / object handling + reminiscence therapy for people with dementia. The Guide … Continue reading

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Update on therapy

I’ve just finished another, more recent review paper looking at non-pharmacological treatments for people with dementia (Olazarán, 2010). This one is somewhat more encouraging… The author initially found 1313 studies and then filtered that down to 179 studies that were … Continue reading

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More on therapy

A theme is emerging. Put briefly, “There is not enough high quality data.” By ‘high quality’ I mean large scale population studies with randomised testing and control groups using consistent methodologies which enable the researchers to pick apart the contributing … Continue reading

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Therapy?

I’m starting to work on desk based reasearch for TWAM’s Outreach team. The aim is to see whether we can gain insights into the digital storytelling work that they are doing with people living with dementia from existing literature. Following … Continue reading

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