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Dementia: How ichó gets an echo


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By 2030, more than 74 million people worldwide will be affected by dementia. In order to make it easier for nursing staff, therapists and relatives to communicate with patients and to support them individually, three graduates from Duisburg focused less on technical devices and more on the form of a small ball. Technology is nevertheless behind it, but those affected do not have to operate it, but benefit from it. We asked the Duisburg start-up how ichó gets an echo out of people who otherwise seem rather absent and what other applications the small ball still has.

Have a nice week full of communication,

Anne Hofmann
Editorial team REHACARE.com

Graphic: 26 - 29 September 2018, REHACARE International Trade Fair for Rehabilitation and Care, Düsseldorf, Germany

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Photo: Moraine Lake at Banff National Park; Copyright: panthermedia.net/James Wheeler
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"ichó brings people with and without dementia together and provides a way to share stories, experiences and impressions."

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Photo: An elderly lady catching ichó. The ball starts to glow in red and orange colors.; Copyright: ichó system - icho-system.de
Like the golden sphere in the fairy tale of the Frog King, ichó (Greek for echo) is meant to bring back lost motor skills and cognitive functions to people with dementia. The project of four former graduates of the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences aims to offer individual support through a person’s favorite music or fairy tale.
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