TITLE

Brave new world

AUTHOR(S)
Miskelly, Bronagh; Mickel, Andrew
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;6/11/2009, Issue 1774, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses technologies that can help older people in living independently for longer. Elderly people will be able to take up the choice of remaining at home if they have access to some of the newer telecare and assistive technologies. Telecare is centred on the idea of the emergency button which those in danger of falls wear as pendants. The 50-year-old emergency button technology is only useful if the wearer is conscious after an accident.
ACCESSION #
42982159

 

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