Gather feedback from people with dementia on working prototypes rather than paper prototypes.
Explanation and example
Work with Eumedianet and the systematic review indicated that people with dementia found it difficult to comment on paper prototypes as it did not provide them with enough knowledge on the future digital application.
ThemesFeedback Prototyping Usability testing User involvement
Target groupsResearchers developing technology
Type of evidence
Systematic review & development process of the iCST application
Rai, H. K., Cavalcanti Barroso, A., Yates, L., Schneider, J., & Orrell, M. Improving the involvement of people with dementia in developing technology–based interventions: a narrative synthesis review and best practice guidelines. JMIR 2020;22(12):e17531. https://doi.org/10.2196/17531
Rai, H. K., Schneider, J., & Orrell, M. An individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (iCST) application for people with dementia: development and usability study of Thinkability. JMIR Aging 2020;3(2):e17105. https://doi.org/10.2196/17105