On Saturday 23rd April 2016, AcTo Dementia was one of the projects demonstrated at The University of Sheffield event Life: A Festival of Health, from Head to Toe. Alongside other projects from CATCH and the Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Group, researcher Phil Joddrell presented the new website and all of the recommended games on the Live Well in the Community Using Technology stand.
The stand was situated in the middle of the Moor Market on a busy Saturday afternoon where members of the public could approach and engage with researchers on their work and interact with the featured technology. The AcTo Dementia apps received a lot of attention from children and adults of all ages, supporting their selection as inclusive apps accessible for people living with dementia but enjoyable by all.
From The University of Sheffield website:
"Life festival is a celebration of the innovative medicine, dentistry and health research taking place in Sheffield. [Featuring] hands-on activities, interactive lab demos, free health checks, theatrical performances, sporting events, film screenings and talks from our researchers on the latest medical discoveries".
"Life festival is organised by the University of Sheffield in partnership with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust".