Living at home with acquired cognitive impairment - Can assistive technology help?
2007 (English)In: Technology and Disability, ISSN 1055-4181, E-ISSN 1878-643X, Vol. 19, no 2-3, 91-101 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This paper describes an ongoing project developing an innovative approach to the introduction of assistive technology to the homes of elderly people with acquired cognitive impairment in Sweden. The project is client driven with the key objective being to assist people to achieve quality of life and empowerment. The emphasis is on the processes involved and inter-agency co-operation which is shown to be of key importance. Preliminary findings are discussed and key issues for future research are identified, indicating that introduction of technology is an interdisciplinary issue.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2007. Vol. 19, no 2-3, 91-101 p.
Assistive technology, Co-operation, Cognitive impairment, Dementia, Elderly, Home, ICT
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-155632ScopusID: 2-s2.0-34247487968OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-155632DiVA: diva2:764300
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