Assistive technology and telecare

Forging solutions for independent living

Simon Brownsell, David Bradley, and Jeremy Porteus

Assistive technology and telecare
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Simon Brownsell, David Bradley, and Jeremy Porteus

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

100 pages
Paper $27.95 ISBN: 9781861344625 Published January 2003 For sale in North and South America only
Assistive technology and telecare are of increasing importance in government policy on healthcare provision. Based on user views and technological developments this report:·[vbTab]looks at the need for assistive technology and telecare;·[vbTab]highlights background and previous trial developments, as well as the emerging policy environment;·[vbTab]defines new generations of telecare equipment and provision; ·[vbTab]provides a detailed cost analysis which sets out the implications and costs associated with the widespread introduction of telecare;·[vbTab]makes recommendations for future development and deployment.The report is aimed specifically at people involved or interested in supporting older and disabled people in the community. It is therefore of particular interest to community alarm providers, occupational therapists, health care planners and policy makers, clinical engineers, and academics and researchers in the field.
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