1. Supporting People with Dementia using Pervasive Healthcare Technologies
2. Prevalence and Clinical Features of Dementia
3. State of the Art in Electronic Assistive Technologies for People with Dementia
4. Review of ICT-based Services for Identified Unmet Needs in People with Dementia
5. Assistive Technologies and Issues Relating to Privacy, Ethics and Security
6. Identifying User Needs and the Participative Design Process
7. Managing the Transition from User Studies to Functional Requirements to Technical Specification
8. Dementia-related and Other Factors to be Taken into Account When Developing ICT-support for People with Dementia
9. The Role of Context-Aware Computing in Support of People with Dementia
10. Prototyping Cognitive Prosthetics for People with Dementia
11. ICT Interface Design for Ageing People and People with Dementia
12. Practical Issues when Planning for Field Trials
13. Evaluation of Cognitive Prosthetics
14. Measuring the Impact of Cognitive Prosthetics on the Daily Life of People with Dementia and Their Carers
15. Technology and Dementia: The Way Ahead.
Information and communication technologies can provide new paradigms in healthcare provision. In particular, new Pervasive Healthcare technologies can revolutionise the dynamics of healthcare, enabling people to remain at home for longer, at lower costs to health and welfare organisations.
This book reveals how pervasive healthcare technologies can be designed in conjunction with users and carers, as well as exploring the application of novel methods and technologies.
Detailed exposition of true multidisciplinary applied research in eInclusion/eHealth
Application of latest design and development methods
Novel forms of user engagement in design process
Illustration of the state of the art in technology to support independent living