Everyday care and support

Assistive technology

Assistive technology (AT) are pieces of equipment, gadgets and technology, designed to keep the person that you support as independent as possible. There are many different types of assistive technology from memo minders that can announce a pre-recorded message to remind people to do something to items that can help around the home and/or whilst out and about.

Examples of assistive technologies (gadgets) that may be helpful for people with dementia (PDF, 200KB).

AskSARA is a self help guide which can help you identify equipment, gadgets or technology that might be useful.

Go to the AskSARA website, where you can go through three easy steps to help you identify the best assistive technology to help you.