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Ethical issues arising from the use of assistive technology with older people

Eccles, Andrew (2009) Ethical issues arising from the use of assistive technology with older people. In: British Society of Gerontology Conference, 2009-09-07 - 2009-09-09, Bristol UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper looks at the ethical issues arising from the use of assistive technology with older people. Various forms of assistive technology (AT) supplied to people over the age of 65. AT can be defined as ‘...an umbrella term for any device or system that allows an individual to perform a task they would otherwise be unable to do or increases the ease and safety with which the task can be performed.’

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 28823
Keywords: ethics, assistive technology, older people, Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Subjects: Social Sciences > Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Social Work and Social Policy > Social Work
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Depositing user: Andrew Eccles
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2010 09:20
Last modified: 04 Oct 2012 17:35
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/28823

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