First Person Vision for Objective Evaluation of Caregiving Quality

Principal Investigators:

  • Judith Matthews, Gerontology, UCSUR
  • Jennifer Lingler, Nursing
  • Martial Hebert, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Scott Beach, SRP, UCSUR
  • Laurel Person Mecca, QDAP, UCSUR
  • Richard Schulz, Gerontology, UCSUR

Funder:  National Institute of Nursing Research

Period: 3/2012 – 2/2014

Description:  This project explores the use of first person vision (FPV) technology to assess the interaction between persons with moderate to severe dementia and their family caregivers, as a basis for nurse-delivered intervention as well as development of an automated, intelligent assessment and intervention tool to reduce problem behaviors and decrease caregiver burden.