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Percival, J.

Differing perspectives on telecare: An attitudinal survey of older people, professional care workers and informal carers

This paper reports findings from a recent attitudinal survey into the implementation of telecare. Providing older people with increased independence to better meet their needs forms a key part of the care policy agenda in the UK. In this respect, telecare is perceived to be an important new weapon in the armoury of support services, which should result in fewer older people requiring institutional care and more remaining independent in their own homes for longer than would otherwise be the case.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:17

Attitudes to telecare among older people, professional care workers and informal carers: A preventative strategy or crisis management?

This paper reports findings from an attitudinal survey towards telecare that emerged from 22 focus groups comprising 92 older people, 55 professional stakeholders and 39 carers. These were convened in three different regions of England as a precursor to telecare service development.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:14