Orange alerts : lessons from an outdoor case study.
|Title:||Orange alerts : lessons from an outdoor case study.||Authors:||Wan, Jie
O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
O'Grady, Michael J.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3192||Date:||23-May-2011||Abstract:||Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) is of particular relevance to those who may suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia, and, of course, their carers. The slow but progressive nature of the disease, together with its neurological nature, ultimately compromises the behavior and function of people who may be essentially healthy from a physical perspective. An illustration of this is the wandering behavior frequently found in people with dementia. In this paper, a novel AAL solution for caregivers, particularly tailored for Alzheimer’s patients who are in the early stage of the disease and exhibit unpredictable wandering behavior, is briefly described. Salient aspects of a user evaluation are presented, and some issues relevant to the practical design of AAL systems in dementia cases are identified.||Funding Details:||Science Foundation Ireland||Type of material:||Conference Publication||Publisher:||IEEE||Copyright (published version):||2011 IEEE||Keywords:||Ambient assisted living; Health informatics; Pervasive health||Subject LCSH:||Alzheimer's disease--Patients--Care--Technological innovations
|Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed||Is part of:||2011 5th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth) [proceedings]||Conference Details:||Workshop at 5th International ICST Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, 23rd-26th May 2011 - Dublin, Ireland||ISBN:||978-1-61284-767-2|
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