ACCUBOOK - CREATE MEMORY AND ORIENTATION BOOKS FOR PATIENTS
AccuBook by AccuTx enables clinicians to create memory and orientation books for clients in significantly less time than traditional, scrapbooking-type methods. AccuBook can be used on any tablet or smart phone, enabling point-of-service development of books with direct patient involvement. AccuBook is now free to try! You can print the first two pages of the demo book to see how it works.
Memory and orientation books comply with evidence-based practice for use with patients suffering from conditions effecting ability to recall and reminisce. Prominent researcher, Michelle Bourgeois, has written extensively regarding the use of memory books and effective documentation of services to facilitate Medicare coverage for memory book creation as a therapeutic service.
CREATE MEMORY & ORIENTATION BOOKS FOR PATIENTS
Memory and orientation books can facilitate a decrease in adverse behaviors and promote increased socialization opportunities. With this utility, you can develop and finish your book in record time!
CUSTOMIZE OUR TEMPLATES
Enjoy previewing pages in the app as you complete them. AccuBook comes with a fully customizable memory and orientation book templates.
TAKE NEW PHOTOS OR LOAD PHOTOS
Pages in the book are created utilizing your device’s camera and photo storage, combined with customizable titles and text boxes.
EXPORT BOOK TO PDF FORMAT
When the book is complete, AccuBook exports the finished product to a PDF file which can be either kept on the device, emailed or printed.
TRY BEFORE YOU BUY
You can try AccuBook out before purchasing it as it is free to download! The demo version allows you to explore the app with our test patient and will allow you to print the first two pages of the memory book. The full version allows an unlimited amount of memory/orientation books, each with unlimited pages.
Bourgeois, M. (1990). Enhancing conversation skills in patients with Alzheimer's disease using a prosthetic memory aid. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 23(1), 29- 42. doi: 10.1901/jaba.1990.23-29
Bourgeois, M., Brush, J., Elliot, G., & Kelly, A. (2015). Join the revolution: How Montessori for aging and dementia can change long-term care culture. Seminars in Speech and Language, 36(3), 209-214.
Bourgeois, M. S., Camp, C., Rose, M., White, B., Malone, M., Carr, J., & Rovine, M. (2003). A comparison of training strategies to enhance use of external aids by persons with dementia. Journal of Communication Disorders, 36(5), 361-378. doi:10.1016/S0021- 9924(03)00051-0
Bourgeois, M.S., Dijkstra, K., Burgio, L., & Allen-Burge, R. (2001). Memory aids as an augmentative and alternative communication strategy for nursing home residents with dementia. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 17(3), 196-210. doi: 10.1080/aac.220.127.116.11