Co-creating connected and intelligent care homes for people with dementia

Nekovee, Maziar, Chen, Henglien Lisa, Tabet, Naji and Petrakaki, Dimitra (2020) Co-creating connected and intelligent care homes for people with dementia. Policy@Sussex, University of Sussex.

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Abstract

Connected Care aims to address three main challenges that care homes face with regards to people living with dementia
1. Care homes are increasingly challenged by a rising number of people living with dementia and a simultaneous demand to improve quality of care amidst limited funding and staff shortages.
2. Although innovation is associated with better quality of care, there is limited research looking into the ways in which digital technology, including the Internet of Things and sensors, could help care homes deliver better care for people with dementia.
3. Scholarly research has highlighted that top-down implementations of technology fail to deliver their potential benefits when there is limited user buy-in. In the context of care homes, care workers, residents and their families are often under-represented in technological developments.

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Schools and Departments: University of Sussex Business School > Management
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Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2020 08:51
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2020 08:51
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/91632

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