Ideas, Inc.

Kirtland, OH 44094

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 24
Total Value of Awards $4.24MM
First Award Date 01/01/97
Most Recent Award Date 08/02/11

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Calkins Margaret P. Calkins 23
Brush Jennifer A Brush 1
Vanhaitsma Kimberly S Vanhaitsma 2

24 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-050
Budget: 08/02/11 - 07/31/12

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Ineffectual communication with people with dementia is a significant problem in long-term care settings that negatively impacts residents'functional abilities and quality of life. It also influences staff stress and burden which can result in higher turnover and poorer quality care. The environment is a key f...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-050
Budget: 09/01/10 - 08/31/12

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Ineffectual communication with people with dementia is a significant problem in long-term care settings that negatively impacts residents'functional abilities and quality of life. It also influences staff stress and burden which can result in higher turnover and poorer quality care. The environment is a key f...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-050
Budget: 04/01/10 - 10/31/11

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall purpose of this project is to construct a web-based, searchable, updateable informatics database of existing and emerging technologies for individuals with disability who require long-term care, and particularly individuals who live in shared residential settings. Our goal is to support more infor...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-050
Budget: 09/01/09 - 08/31/10

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Ineffectual communication with people with dementia is a significant problem in long-term care settings that negatively impacts residents'functional abilities and quality of life. It also influences staff stress and burden which can result in higher turnover and poorer quality care. The environment is a key f...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-050
Budget: 02/01/09 - 01/31/10

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall purpose of this project is to construct a web-based, searchable, updateable informatics database of existing and emerging technologies for individuals with disability who require long-term care, and particularly individuals who live in shared residential settings. Our goal is to support more infor...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-07-80
Budget: 12/01/07 - 11/30/08

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Dementia affects both expressive and receptive language abilities. As a result, communication is a major problem in many long term care facilities, contributing to increased dependence in a variety of self care activities. Recent studies suggest that contextual factors play an important role in communication ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/07 - 02/28/10

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Dressing is a complex task with many steps, ranging from being able to get to where the clothes are stored, being able to reach them, being able to get them off/out of the storage location, managing clothing in preparation for donning, donning and readjusting. It requires strength and stamina and may be impac...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-06-06
Budget: 09/15/06 - 08/31/07

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary: The overall purpose of this project is to construct a web-based, searchable, updateable informatics database of existing and emerging technologies for frail and disabled individuals who require long-term care, and particularly individuals who live in shared residential settings. A prototype v...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/06 - 08/31/07

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Dressing is a complex task with many steps, ranging from being able to get to where the clothes are stored, being able to reach them, being able to get them off/out of the storage location, managing clothing in preparation for donning, donning and readjusting. It requires strength and stamina and may be impac...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 08/15/06 - 04/30/08

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to develop and test the feasibility of a series of online educational modules that provide practical information on home modifications for older adults with sensory, mobility, physical and cognitive impairments. Modifying a home through remodeling, adding adaptive hardware, or chan...

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