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

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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.’
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusUnpublished - 2009
    EventBritish Society of Gerontology Conference - Bristol UK
    Duration: 7 Sep 20099 Sep 2009

    Conference

    ConferenceBritish Society of Gerontology Conference
    CityBristol UK
    Period7/09/099/09/09

    Keywords

    • ethics
    • assistive technology
    • older people

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