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Ageing in Place: a multi-sensor system for home-based enablement of people with dementia

Authors: 

Louise Hopper, Rachael Joyce, Eamonn Newman, Alan Smeaton, Kate Irving

Publication Type: 
Refereed Conference Meeting Proceeding
Abstract: 
The quality of life of the person with dementia is often impacted by a loss of autonomy and independence that can arise during dementia progression. Ambient assistive technologies represent a way of enabling independence and facilitating “ageing in place” by supporting the health, lifestyle, and safety of the person with dementia in an unobtrusive manner. We investigated their use in five frequently problematic areas for people with dementia: sleep, daily living activities, physical activity, social interaction, and mood.
Conference Name: 
AAIC 2015
Proceedings: 
Innovative Analytics for Assessment and Monitoring of People with Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): 
10.NA
Publication Date: 
07/05/2015
Conference Location: 
United States of America
Research Group: 
Institution: 
Dublin City University (DCU)
Open access repository: 
Yes