This project based in Norway was a collaboration of MindTech with SINTEF Scandivanian research institute and companies Noen AS (project lead) and Kantega AS. The aim of KuPA is a new service that will be supported by a mapping tool, impleemented using Information and Communication Technology (ICT), that will ensure quality in a health-promoting activity service for people with dementia (PWD). The project ran November 2014 - Sept 2014 and a final report has been presented. The Norwegian partners are continuing roll-out of the KuPA service.

Research summary in poster format: Craven M, De Filippis M. Eliciting stakeholder opinion on KuPA, a Norwegian computer supported activity service for people with dementia. Building Research Partnerships Conference Person Centred Care: Barriers and Facilitators conference - Wednesday 3 June 2015, Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham. [pdfposter]

More details: http://www.sintef.no/home/projects/information-and-communication-technology-ict/KuPA/

Video about the activity service by Norwegian industry partner Noen AS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0Mb8WSxxoc and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeFvQDBdOXs

Funding: £20,537.50 to University of Nottingham from Noen AS who are funded by Norwegian Research Council and the Kavli Foundation for the KuPA project. Michael P. Craven PI.

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