User-centered design should be considered in the development of any technology or computer-based program for cognitive rehabilitation in people with dementia.
Explanation and Examples
User-centered design is a methodology applied in the development of programs or new technologies for cognitive rehabilitation in people with dementia. This design takes into account the target population from the beginning to the end of the development process, with the aim of investigating their needs and expectations, developing a prototype that meets these needs and evaluating the final prototype based on usability and This is what a user of a particular product experiences when using that product, in terms of usability, accessibility, and desirability. (Abbreviated as UX) criteria.
ThemesCognitive Computer-based program Dementia Development design
Target groupsDevelopers People living with dementia Policymakers Researchers
Type of evidence
Systematic literature review.
Diaz Baquero, A. A., Dröes, R. M., Perea Bartolomé, M. V., Irazoki, E., Toribio-Guzmán, J. M., Franco-Martín, M. A., & van der Roest, H. (2021). Methodological Designs Applied in the Development of Computer-Based Training Programs for the Cognitive Rehabilitation in People with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Mild Dementia. Systematic Review. Journal of clinical medicine, 10(6), 1222. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm10061222.