Assistive technology

Assistive technology refers to devices and systems that help people maintain or improve their independence, safety, and wellbeing. Some are specially designed to compensate for physical and cognitive functions associated with dementia.

Others are mainstream products that can help everyone, such as smart home technology and virtual assistants. 

Assistive technology in the home can be used to support speech, hearing and sight, navigation, safe walking, memory and understanding; daily activities such as bathing and cooking; and socialising.

Assistive technology could be: