ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media
As far as topics for video games go, social care is a pretty unusual one. But a computer games design student is using his experience as a care home assistant to develop a game aimed at stimulating the memories of people with dementia.
Life in Memory Lane will encourage players to recreate elements of their lives in the game. Players can pick an occupation, character traits and geographical locations that have landmarks designed to trigger memories like post offices, chemists or pubs.