Developments in Smart Assistive Technology to Support People With Dementia (Frontiers in Pharmacology)

Summary

A recent systematic investigates the use of remote “sensing technology” to assess behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), and for monitoring people with dementia more generally. The broad categories of technology considered include (i) wearable sensors, (ii) non-wearable motion sensors and (iii) assistive technologies / smart home technologies.

The authors propose a framework for sustainable ethical innovation in the application of healthcare technology.

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Reference

Husebo, BS. Heintz, HL. [and] Berge, LI. [et al] (2020). Sensing technology to facilitate behavioral and psychological symptoms and to monitor treatment response in people with dementia. A systematic review. Frontiers in Pharmacology. February 7th 2020; Vol.10: 1699.

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