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Enhanced Healthcare Provision Through Assisted Decision-Making in a Smart Home Environment
 

Summary: Enhanced Healthcare Provision Through
Assisted Decision-Making in a Smart Home Environment
JC. Augusto and P. McCullagh
School of Computing and Mathematics
University of Ulster, Jordanstown
BT37 0QB, Northern Ireland (UK)
jc.augusto@ulster.ac.uk
V. McClelland and J-A. Walkden
Ulster Community Hospitals Trust
Newtownards, BT23 4AD,
Northern Ireland (UK)
julie-ann.walkden@ucht.n-i.nhs.uk
Abstract
New technological developments are shaping alter-
native forms of healthcare provision in the home.
We consider the problem of assisting elderly peo-
ple and their carers during the night to reduce the
occurrence, and potential side effects, of accidents
suffered by vulnerable people.
The ambient assistance provided will assume

  

Source: Augusto, Juan Carlos - School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster at Jordanstown

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences