App Review: Ask Annie how to improve dementia care

It aims to help home and community support workers better understand people living with dementia

Ask Annie is an education program that helps carers of patients with dementia fine-tune their support skills through animated scenarios based on real-life experiences. 

Virtual care worker ‘Annie’ guides users through short self-paced lessons on how to find practical ways to address challenging situations and build interpersonal skills. 

Developed by Dementia Australia, the modules use a problem-solving approach called ‘CAUSEd’, which encourages carers to understand how people living with dementia might be