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Pesonen, H., Immonen, M., Kaartinen, J., Leikas, J., & Elo, S. (2017). Life-Based Design of Digital Services Supporting the Sense of Security for Home-Dwelling People Living With Memory Disorder. Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth, 5, (GKR);e39:(1-3). Retrieved from http://journals.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/JISfTeH/article/view/237

Life-based design of digital services supporting the sense of security for home-dwelling people living with memory disorder

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Author: Pesonen, Hanna-Mari1; Immonen, Milla2; Kaartinen, Jouni2;
Organizations: 1Research Unit of Nursing Science and Health Management, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu
2VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
Format: article
Version: published version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 0.2 MB)
Persistent link: http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe201708308329
Language: English
Published: University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2017
Publish Date: 2017-08-30
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Abstract

Memory disorder impairs people’s independent functioning in daily life and thus threatens their safe living at home. Living at home safely requires the diversification of in-home services and forms of assistance for those living with memory disorder. The aim of this paper is to describe the life-based design process of the ongoing TuTunKo-project (2016-2017) and provide ideas for a practical operational model based on the experiences gained during the project. The goal of the project is to design a platform for digital services that support the sense of security and quality of everyday life of home-dwelling people living with memory disorder. In addition, instruments will be developed to evaluate the sense of security and life management of those with the condition and their family members.
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Series: Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth
ISSN: 2308-0310
ISSN-E: 2308-0310
ISSN-L: 2308-0310
Volume: 5
Article number: e39
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 316 Nursing
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Funding: The project is funded by European Regional Development Fund Programme for Sustainable Growth and Jobs 2014-2020 and Tekes Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, Innovative Cities Programme.
Copyright information: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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