Telemonitoring for assisted living residences: the medical specialists’ view

S. Alizadeh, S.C.J. Bakkes, M. Kanis, M. Rijken, B.J.A. Kröse

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Abstract

Telemonitoring is regarded as a means to maintain a relatively high quality of life for independently living elderly. This paper discusses a requirements study of a system to, foremost, telemonitor activities of daily living (ADL) of the elderly. The study utilizes literature and in-depth interviews with medical specialists. From the interview results can be concluded that, besides from elderly’s own input, monitoring different aspects of movement, food consumption and sleep pattern are regarded as most beneficial to the medical specialists.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Med-e-Tel 2011
Subtitle of host publicationthe International eHealth, Telemedicine and Health ICT Forum for Educational, Networking and Business
PublisherInternational Society for Telemedicine & Ehealth
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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