Technology devices for older adults to aid self management of chronic health conditions

Amritpal Singh Bhachu, Nicolas Hine, John Arnott

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    The overall purpose of this study is the enhancement of devices and visualisations used by older adults as part of a telecare system for the self-management of health conditions. The opinions and feelings towards devices that could be used as part of a telecare system were gathered from a range of older people. This was done through the use of technology evaluation workshops, and the subsequent analysis of the collected data using grounded theory and thematic coding methodologies. Presenting healthcare data to an elderly person with chronic health issues, may be an appropriate way to help that person to better manage their condition, if the data can be understood.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationASSETS'08
    Subtitle of host publicationthe 10th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Electronic)9781595939760
    Publication statusPublished - 2008


    • Assistive care
    • Older adults
    • Self management of health
    • Telecare
    • Visualisations


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