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ICT Interface Design for Ageing People and People with Dementia

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Wallace, Jonathan, Mulvenna, Maurice, Martin, Suzanne, Stephens, Sharon and Burns, William (2010) ICT Interface Design for Ageing People and People with Dementia. In: Supporting People with Dementia Using Pervasive Health Technologies. (Eds: Mulvenna, Maurice and Nugent, CD), Springer, pp. 165-188. ISBN 978-1-84882-550-5 [Book section]

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DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84882-551-2


Ageing population trends, rising healthcare costs and social and digital inclusion are all factors in the background to the problem of older adults interact- ing with technology. Approaches to address “physical accessibility” and “access to technology” issues, as well as training for existing systems are evident, yet a usabil- ity issue still prevails. The primary aim of this chapter is to provide an overview of the research and literature and discuss the differing contexts in which older people and people with dementia interact with computerised systems and their associated issues.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
ID Code:14410
Deposited By:Professor Maurice Mulvenna
Deposited On:29 Jun 2010 08:55
Last Modified:22 Jul 2011 14:51

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