The DemLink app aims to remove the Stigma around the disease by educating as well as providing access to care and support from the comfort and familiarity of the person’s home.
One of the major issues surrounding Dementia is the lack of awareness around the condition. Research proves that catching the symptoms early and intervening with lifestyle modification can delay the repercussions. However, there is a lot of hesitation in consulting a Psychiatrist. This app enables the user to screen themselves in the privacy of a home. The app can enable to detect the symptoms early and this can then be followed up with a consultation with a specialist.
The app also enables care providers to keep in touch with the Dementia expert they have consulted through quick chats.
Managing Persons with Dementia at home is assisted by the activities available on the app. Brain games help to engage on a regular basis, while new activities are shared everyday. There is also a reminiscence album which can help keep old memories alive.
Caregivers can connect with each other to create a strong caring community. This can be useful when it comes to lobbying with lawmakers for reforms and laws. It can also help in tackling crisis situations and comparing notes on products which can help enhance care.