Summary of the technology
It is a very simple software. It does not needt to be installed, just needs internet access, together with a user name and password. It is very easy to use and very useful when professionals need to take quick decisions based on best existing evidence. They have to consider level of patient's dementia according to MMSE test and study their signs and symptoms in order to obtain the best psychosocial intervention that is recommended.
Description of the tech for sale
PSICODEM is a very simple software. It allows you to choose the most appropriate psychosocial intervention for people suffering from dementia, depending on their level of cognitive impairment and other signs and symptoms such as aphasia, anxiety or depression. Potential users are decision-making professional who manage dementia. Evidence-based interventions have been reviewed and most efficient ones are tailored recommended for each patient specific charactaristics.
PSICODEM software has been made after designing a decision algorithm which combines level of dementia, symptoms, signs of people suffering from dementia and psychosocial interventions. Depending on patient's characteristics (mild, moderate or severe) and possible aphasia, apraxia, depression, agressiveness, lack of orientation, mood instability, lack of communication or of autonomy, algorithm offers a concrete psychosocial intervention or a combination of two to be recommended for the patient.
Main advantages of its use
- Simple and easy.Evidence-based tool.
- TherapistsPsychologists.PsychiatristsNeurologists.NursesDementia centres.Primary Care.