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Hidden work and the challenges of scalability and sustainability in ambulatory assisted living

Abstract:

Assisted living technologies may help people live independently while also—potentially—reducing health and care costs. But they are notoriously difficult to implement at scale and many devices are abandoned following initial adoption. We report findings from a study of global positioning system (GPS) tracking devices intended to support the independent living of people with cognitive impairment. Our aims were threefold: to understand (through ethnography) such individuals’ lived experience of...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1145/3185591

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Publisher:
Association for Computing Machinery Publisher's website
Journal:
ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction Journal website
Volume:
25
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2018-04-26
Acceptance date:
2018-01-23
DOI:
EISSN:
1557-7325
ISSN:
1073-0516
Pubs id:
pubs:853517
URN:
uri:4e6506dd-fa57-407c-b759-dc36f98883fb
UUID:
uuid:4e6506dd-fa57-407c-b759-dc36f98883fb
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pubs:853517

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