Ambient assisted living, telecare, telehealth

Klein, Barbara, Cook, Glenda, Moyle, Wendy, Clarke, Charlotte and Bailey, Cathy (2012) Ambient assisted living, telecare, telehealth. In: Deutscher AAL-Kongress mit Ausstellung. Deutscher AAL- Kongress mit Ausstellung (German AAL Congress with exhibition), 5 . VDE VERLAG GMBH, Berlin, Germany. ISBN 978-3800734009

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Abstract

Ambient Assisted Living, Telecare and Telehealth are conceptual frameworks that combine technological developments and organizational innovation in order to allow frail, older people or people with chronic diseases or disabilities independent living at home. In recent years a variety of political initiatives and pilot projects were established internationally. Those range from the development of new technologies and trials, qualitative studies on the impact on clients, carers and professionals to large randomized control trials. In the European project MATSIQUEL the diffusion and the current situation of Telecare and Telehealth concepts in Australia, the United Kingdom and Germany are analyzed in more depth. This contribution looks in a generic way on the developments in Australia and the UK.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Presented at the 5th Deutscher AAL-Kongress (German Ambient Assisted Living Conference) from 24 - 25 January 2012 in Berlin.
Subjects: B800 Medical Technology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Education and Lifelong Learning
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Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2012 13:41
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 10:47
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/5949

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