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Patient Partner Living with Dementia Needed in our Telepresence Robot Research Team

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Opportunity Purpose
UBC IDEALab brings people together to contribute to Innovation in Dementia care and Aging. We value the voices of people living with dementia towards improvement of dementia care. The Telepresence Robot project is co-led by Dr. Jim Mann who is living with Alzheimer’s disease. We would like to include patient partners’ perspectives to explore how telepresence robots can be implemented in long-term care to improve quality of life of residents.

Patient partners in the project will be attending monthly virtual zoom meetings, have opportunities to engage in planning and facilitating focus groups and interviews, participating in thematic analysis of papers, editing and co-authoring of papers, and participating in conferences with team members, etc, depending on their interests and preferences.

Age: 20 Years – 90 Years Old

From Our Community

Jeanette Foreman

Northwest Quality Improvement Lead, Quality and Innovation, Northern Health

Jeanette Forman

PVN has really helped us engage with patient partners to improve health services at Northern Health.  It is more and more becoming the norm to include patients in the design, delivery and evaluation of health services.  PVN education and supports, involving patient partners, have enabled us to develop the capacity to include the patient voice to make care better and achieve better health outcomes.