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Torhild Holthe

Torhild Holthe


Diploma in Occupational Therapy 1986, and MSc in Occupational Therapy in 2004. Education in Preventive Health Care and Health Promotion, Sociology and Project Management.
Participated in EU-Projects on dementia and technology; TED, ENABLE and MPOWER. Led the Norwegian Project on Younger People With Dementia and use and benefit of Assistive Technology, 2009-2011. Last Project was to explore how Access to Technology and Home Modifications may promote living at home with dementia.
Started as phd-student March 1, 2016, connected to the Assisted Living Project 2016- 2019, funded by the Norwegian Research Council.

Scientific publications

Thorstensen, Erik; Holthe, Torhild; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Karterud, Dag; Lund, Anne (2020). Technological Care. Health Professionals’ Discourses on Technology in Home-Based Services Seen Through a Capability Approach. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) .

Holthe, Torhild; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Lund, Anne (2020). A critical occupational perspective on user engagement of older adults in an assisted living facility in technology research over three years. 14 p. Journal of Occupational Science (JOS) .

Holthe, Torhild; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Thorstensen, Erik; Karterud, Dag; Laliberte Rudman, Debbie; Lund, Anne (2020). Community Health Care Workers’ Experiences on Enacting Policy on Technology with Citizens with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare . Vol. 13.

Holthe, Torhild; Casagrande, Flavia Dias; Halvorsrud, Liv; Lund, Anne (2018). The assisted living project: a process evaluation of implementation of sensor technology in community assisted living. A feasibility study. 8 p. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology .

Holthe, Torhild; Halvorsrud, Liv; Karterud, Dag; Hoel, Kari Anne; Lund, Anne (2018). Usability and acceptability of technology for community-dwelling older adults with mild cognitive impairment and dementia: A systematic literature review. Clinical Interventions in Aging . Vol. 13.

Holthe, Torhild; Jentoft, Rita; Arntzen, Cathrine; Thorsen, Kirsten (2017). Benefits and burdens: family caregivers’ experiences of assistive technology (AT) in everyday life with persons with young-onset dementia (YOD). Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology . Vol. 13.

Holthe, Torhild; Jacobsen, Ida Wulff (2016). Matching user needs to technology in dementia care: Experiences with the alma supervisor educational program. Family Medicine and Primary Care Review . Vol. 18.

Holthe, Torhild; Øderud, Tone; Landmark, Bjørg Thomassen (2015). GPS til personer med demens i regi av kommunal demensomsorg - hva må til?. Ergoterapeuten .

Arntzen, Cathrine; Holthe, Torhild; Jentoft, Rita (2014). Tracing the successful incorporation of assistive technology into everyday life for younger people with dementia and family carers. Dementia . Vol. 15.

Jentoft, Rita; Holthe, Torhild; Arntzen, Cathrine (2014). The use of assistive technology in the everyday lives of young people living with dementia and their caregivers. Can a simple remote control make a difference?. International Psychogeriatrics . Vol. 26.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete