Behind the scenes: how does Active Cues develop their games?

19/06/2017Behind the scenes: how does Active Cues develop their games?Active Cues develops games for people with a cognitive disability, such as people with learning difficulties, dementia or autism-spectrum disorder. The games are developed using the co-design method: together with the target group. What does that process look like and what …

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  • 24/04/2017

    Hester defends her PhD thesis on Tovertafel research

    On Monday the 24th of April, Hester Anderiesen-Le Riche received her PhD title from this university after successfully defending her research on the Tovertafel: Playful design for Activation. Co-designing serious games for people with moderate to severe dementia to reduce apathy.
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  • 18/04/2017

    Take One! Tovertafel Makes UK Film Debut

    During November, we filmed our first Tovertafel video in the UK at Littlebourne House Residential Home near Canterbury in Kent. Littlebourne was also our first installation in the South East of England. The residents particularly enjoyed sweeping up the leaves during autumn.
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  • 30/03/2017

    First Tovertafel in Germany: “Einfach magisch!”

    The German city of Gronau, just across the border near Enschede, has a new sight to see; last week, the Bethesda-Seniorenzentrum received the first Tovertafel in all of Germany.
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  • 18/03/2017

    Tovertafel Expands Beyond the Big City

    We installed our first Tovertafel outside of London at Margaret House in Royston, Hertfordshire. Margaret House is committed to staying at the forefront of best practice and innovation in relation to dementia care.
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  • 18/02/2017

    Stop the Press: Tovertafel in Print

    The Guardian newspaper attended a demonstration at Care UK’s Oak House care home in Slough, Berkshire. Juliet Rix, the journalist, and Julie Bignell, the care home manager, were taken by the effects of the Tovertafel on the residents.
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