Managing Changes to memory and thinking

Mild cognitive impairment is associated with a greater risk of dementia in adults over the age of 65. Using a co-design approach, this project aims to develop an online resource for people experiencing changes to their memory and thinking.

Purpose

To develop a web resource where users can share stories about, and strategies for managing, changes to their memory and thinking.

MCI Process
MCI Process
Design process
Design process
Co-design workshop
Co-design workshop

Further details

Conference presentations

  • Collier, G., Kayes, N., Hale, L., Norris, P., Peri, K., Babbage, D., Worrall, R., Reay, S., Hayes, N. (2016, November 24 – 26). Living Well with Mild Cognitive Impairment: Designing an Interactive Online Resource. Paper presented at New Zealand Applied Neuroscience Conference, Auckland, NZ. Neuroepidemiology 47, 132. DOI 10.1159/000453097.
  • Collier, G., Hayes, N., Kayes, N., Hale, L., Norris, P., Peri, K., Babbage, D., Worrall, R., Reay, S. (2017, February 17). Designing for Mild Cognitive Impairment: How can design support people experiencing changes to their memory and thinking? Designing for the Ageing Brain Symposium. Auckland, NZ.
  • Collier, G., Kayes, N., Norris, P., Hale, L., Mudge, S., Peri, K., Babbage, D., Worrall, R., Reay, S. Hayes, N. (2017, April 26 – 27). Living Well with Mild Cognitive Impairment: How can design support people experiencing changes to their memory and thinking? Poster session presented at BRNZ/MedTech Symposium. Auckland, NZ.
  • Collier, G., Hayes, N., Norris, P., Hale, L., Peri, K., Mudge, S., Babbage, D., Worrall, R., Reay, S., Kayes, N. (2017, September 8 – 10). ‘Feeling Like a Ghost’: Insights developed through a co-design approach. Oral presentation at New Zealand Rehabilitation Conference: Making an Impact. Christchurch, NZ.

Project details

Funder:
Brain Research New Zealand (BRNZ)

Principal investigator:
A/Prof Nicola Kayes

Research team
Nicola Kayes, Pauline Norris, Leigh Hale, Guy Collier

Contact:
Nicola Kayes

Key Collaborators:
Hinemoa Elder, Suzie Mudge, Kathy Peri, Stephen Reay, Richard Worrall, Duncan Babbage, Nick Hayes, Cassie Khoo

Timeline:
January 2015 – January 2020