Review of Assistive Technology (NIHR / BBC News)

Summary

An National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded themed review on the application of assistive technologies covers many interventions, including technology in the home, use of remote monitoring systems and the design of better environments for older people.

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Reference

Help at home: use of assistive technology for older people. London: NIHR Dissemination Centre, November 2018.

Care Research and Technology Centre at Imperial College London

Research into equipping the “healthy dementia home” will investigate the use of sensors and devices to be worn in the home to monitor physical deterioration, or changes in patients’ behaviour, which could put elderly persons at risk of being admitted to hospital. Other applications being studied, for maintaining the independence at home for persons with dementia, include RTLS/RFID to track movement, robotic devices and sleep monitors.

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Reference

Technology to keep dementia patients out of hospital. London: BBC Health News, April 17th 2019.

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