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IJpenga, Willisa (author)
The implementation of the Coercion and Care Act or “Wet Zorg en Dwang” (WZD) in the Netherlands in 2020 has sparked a discussion about the free movement of people with Alzheimer’s. Although the law prohibits enclosed living spaces for these people, wandering behaviour remains a challenge in care environments. This causes disruptions and burdens...
student report 2024
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de Wilde, Robin (author)
This thesis addresses the pressing issue of a housing shortage in the Netherlands, particularly focusing on the challenges faced by the elderly population of Naaldwijk, a town situated in the heart of the municipality of Westland, the Netherlands. By comparing historical and contemporary contexts, the thesis aims to provide insights into the...
student report 2024
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van Alkemade, Ianthe (author)
This project responds to the increasing challenges in Dutch elderly care amid an undeniable ageing demographic. Between now and 2040, the number of individuals aged 80 and over will nearly double, and one in four people will need to work in the healthcare sector to satisfy the increasing demands. <br/><br/>The current system of elderly care is...
master thesis 2024
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van Duren, Gijs (author)
The Netherlands is currently facing a housing crisis characterised by both quantitative and qualitative mismatches in the market. The issues range from a housing shortage to the unequal distribution of suitable dwellings. One of the reasons for this housing crisis is the prolonged residence of young elderly in unsuitable dwellings, as policy...
master thesis 2024
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Delis, Kristen (author)
This research explores the evolving role of shopping malls in the lives of the growing elderly population in the Netherlands. Delving into the unique needs and desires of the elderly, the study emphasizes diversity, accessibility, community, and inclusivity within shopping centres. The research methodology integrates a comprehensive literature...
master thesis 2024
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Strobel, Tobias (author)
Dehydration is a common medical condition in the elderly. This deficit in body water increases the risk of illnesses and mortality. The human body has no way of storing water which makes consistent water intake crucial. Water plays a multifaceted role, from being the medium for all bodily chemical reactions to regulating temperature and ensuring...
master thesis 2023
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van der Kamp, Iris (author)
The third version of the Green Deal Sustainable Healthcare 3.0 (GD3) in the Dutch elderly care sector represents a dynamic and shared governance model that promotes widespread participation and implementation of sustainability practices. The GD3 provides a blueprint for elderly care organisations to pursue sustainability goals, but its success...
master thesis 2023
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Wei, Liping (author)
Would you feel relaxed in hospital? Would you choose to meet a friend there? Would you like to spend your free time there? The answer for most people is no. Hospitals have always been synonymous with fear and sadness. Although it relates to the fact that life and death is a heavy topic, the hospital’s factory-like model and oppressive space...
master thesis 2023
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Liang, C. (author)
Caring for the elderly has always been a topic of great discussion. Demographic changes in an aging society have resulted in the growing phenomenon of the Sandwich Generation. The middle-aged generation cares for their aging parents and children and is usually one of the groups providing informal care. The burden of caregiving gradually harms...
master thesis 2023
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Kleine Punte, Karlijn (author)
The amount of elderly people in the Netherlands is increasing rapidly. In conjunction with the individualization of the population, this has led to a number of problems. There is a lack of suitable houses for the elderly, a lack of money and nursing staff in the health care sector and a high rate of loneliness among the population. New housing...
master thesis 2023
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Mulder, Gerben (author), Hernández Salvador, Kim (author), Baroud, Mounzir (author)
This thesis report, one of a set of two reports, describes a novel way to detect incidents that could occur in the daily life of the elderly. Unlike most systems already implemented in this field, this system does not use any wearable (positioning) sensors and works off an Single Board Computer (SBC).Independent of both of these systems is a...
bachelor thesis 2023
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Salomons, Marin (author)
The Netherlands is currently dealing with a housing shortage. Within this housing shortage, there is a specific shortage in suitable elderly housing. With the Reformation of Long-Term Care elderly need to live longer independently at home whereby an explicit appeal is made to the social network of the elderly for the provision of (informal) care...
master thesis 2023
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Koçak, Ruveyda (author)
JOY deals with the social segregration between the older and younger generation. How to join the older generation with the younger generation by creating an intergenerational living environment that offers opportunities for social interaction within the living environment.
master thesis 2023
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Çubukçuoglu, C. (author), Cilasun Kunduraci, Arzu (author), Asadollahi Asl Zarkhah, S. (author)
It is known that the elderly usually spend the last years of their lives indoors, with little contact with others and the outside environment. Indoor environmental quality (IEQ) conditions related to lighting, air quality, thermal comfort, and acoustics directly affect their quality of life. In this study, the main focus is on the design of...
journal article 2023
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Peng, Chen (author), Öztürk, İbrahim (author), Nordhoff, S. (author), Madigan, Ruth (author), Hoogendoorn-Lanser, S. (author), Hagenzieker, Marjan (author), Merat, Natasha (author)
As the introduction of automated vehicles (AVs) into road traffic accelerates, establishing user acceptance is increasingly crucial. User comfort, largely influenced by the AVs' driving styles, is one of the essential factors influencing acceptance. This video submission provides a methodological overview of a qualitative interview study,...
conference paper 2023
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Raja, A. (author), Schneegass, C. (author), Niforatos, E. (author)
Virtual Reality (VR) technology provides the elderly, and people with dementia, the opportunity to reminisce by exploring places outside their (care) home, free from age-related (physical) restrictions. However, the elderly are particularly vulnerable to overstimulation. Irresponsible VR design can cause stress and anxiety, potentially even...
conference paper 2023
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van Savooijen, Nina (author)
The issue of inclusion is receiving more and more attention. Additionally, mobility is undergoing a fundamental transformation toward inclusivity as a result of technological trends. This gave rise to the chance for this project, which aims to investigate how mobility may be more inclusive, draw in a larger audience, and address fresh narratives...
master thesis 2022
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Li, S. (author)
In response to the pressing demand for elderly care, care robots, the robots used by care receivers and/or caregivers for care purposes in various settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes, and personal residences were introduced and have been gaining traction as a technological solution to improve care quality and to enhance the value of...
doctoral thesis 2022
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Haddouti, Mariem (author)
master thesis 2022
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Li, Xinrui (author)
My graduation project seeks to create a community marketplace and elderly co-housing complex for Houthaven and Spaarndammer neighbourhood in Amsterdam that strengthen their connections with urban greenery and local hinterland. <br/>The design focus on implementing local biodegradable material and resource in architecture and programme.
master thesis 2022
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