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The use of technology to facilitate independent living

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Nugent, CD (2008) The use of technology to facilitate independent living. Signpost Journal of Dementia and Mental Health Care of Older People, 12 (3). pp. 4-9. [Journal article]

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Abstract

As the needs and demands of the population constantly change there is now a growing amount of pressure to identify solutions which will provide a successful means of independent living. The deployment of technology within the home environment and its remote monitoring is one possible way in which this can be achieved. It has been the aim of this article to provide an initial insight into the different ways in which technology may be deployed to facilitate independent living. Along with the providing details of the potential opportunities in this area the paper touches upon some of the key challenges for future consideration.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
ID Code:7048
Deposited By:Professor Christopher Nugent
Deposited On:28 Jan 2010 09:26
Last Modified:28 Jan 2010 09:26

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