Tag Archives: everyday life

09Mar/18

Dementia on the move. Study and recommendations for action for a dementia-friendly use of public transport.

Dementia on the move. Study and recommendations for action for a dementia-friendly use of public transport

Currently, there are 130.000 people with dementing disabilities in Austria. Most of the affected people live at home. People with dementia as well as their relatives withdraw from different social areas over the time which comes along with the reduction of their mobility outside of their home. But, activities outside of home are often a condition for social interactions.

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08Mar/18

People with dementia in public transport

People with dementia in public transport

The project addresses the question, which specific effects dementia has on the affected peopleĀ“s mobility outside of their home. The narrative collection of experiences and stories of different occupational groups of public transport enterprises as well as of relatives of people with dementia provide a central contribution to answer the research question.

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01Jul/17

People with dementia in public transport

People with dementia in public transport

Recommendations for action on the basis of empiric evidences

The objective of the project is to develop practical guidelines for employees of public transport enterprises and transport operators to interact with people with dementing disabilities and the accompanying person adequately. Experiences and stories of people with dementia, their relatives or other accompanying people as well as experiences of employees of public transport enterprises are the main foundation of the guideline.

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