AKTIVE Conference 2014

Technology, Care and Ageing: Enhancing Independence

8-9 April, University of Leeds, UK

Sponsored by AKTIVE, a project that started at the University of Leeds’ Centre for Care, Labour and Equalities (CIRCLE) in 2011, next week’s conference it is focused on understanding the impact telecare technology has on the everyday lives of older people who are prone to falls or who suffer from cognitive impairments (including dementia) and the people who support them to live at home. AKTIVE 2014 brings together researchers, industry, voluntary sector and local authorities interested in the role of telecare and other technologies in supporting older people at home. Our Contributing Editor Charles Lowe will be presenting on Wednesday the 9th, 11:15am – 12:30pm, on ‘How Activity of Daily Living (ADL) Monitoring is at last coming of age’ as part of a Forward Vision for Telecare. Full program. Information and registration (may still be available–we are checking)

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