Telehealth and telecare research has been dominated by efficacy trials. The field lacks a sophisticated theorisation of [a] what matters to older people with assisted living needs; [b] how illness affects people's capacity to use technologies; and [c] the materiality of assistive technologies. We sought to develop a phenomenologically and socio-materially informed theoretical model of assistive technology use. Forty people aged 60–98 (recruited via NHS, social care and third sector) were visi...Expand abstract
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articletitle: What matters to older people with assisted living needs? A phenomenological analysis of the use and non-use of telehealth and telecare
journaltitle: Social Science and Medicine
copyright: Copyright © 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.
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What matters to older people with assisted living needs? A phenomenological analysis of the use and non-use of telehealth and telecare
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