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11/05/2020

Swedish research: Tovertafel UP has a positive influence on people with severe intellectual disabilities

11/05/2020 Swedish research: Tovertafel UP has a positive influence on people with severe intellectual disabilities Recent Swedish research shows that the Tovertafel UP increases physical activity and social interaction for adults with severe (and multiple) intellectual disabilities. Lena Talman and Christine Gustafsson of Mälardalen University in Sweden carried out the research …

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  • 19/06/2017

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

    The Tovertafel-games are developed using the co-design method: together with the target group. What does that process look like and what makes a game a Tovertafel game? User-centered designer Judith and game developer Rajiv tell us more about game development.
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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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