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A critical occupational perspective on user engagement of older adults in an assisted living facility in technology research over three years

Torhild Holthe, Liv Halvorsrud, Anne Lund
2020 Journal of Occupational Science  
Digital assistive technology has potential for supporting older adults who depend upon community healthcare services.  ...  Applying a critical occupational perspective raised awareness regarding sociocultural assumptions about older adults in assisted living as frail and unable to participate, which may reinforce ageist and  ...  We extend our thanks to the eight residents at the assisted living facility, all of whom patiently engaged in the researchbased occupations and the many home visits; and to Erik Thorstensen, a doctoral  ... 
doi:10.1080/14427591.2020.1758200 fatcat:a63a5smgrnaoxfxcpifyr5mpji

Digital Skills in Perspective: A Critical Reflection on Research and Policy

Jos de Haan, Nathalie Sonck
2012 Medijske Studije  
In this article we will reflect on the evolving focus of research on digital skills over the past 15 years and discuss the outcomes of this research and their implications for policy.  ...  We begin with the largely descriptive research on digital skills in the context of the digital divide.  ...  (being skilled or not), and the value of these skills varies depending on the social circumstance (Gunkel, 2003: 506) . an early approach to clarify the concept of digital skills was made by jan steyaert  ... 
doaj:18706886736d44c5a698e117a4a4cc34 fatcat:z4wqie2rbzenterbucavw44qpy

Depending on digital design: extending inclusivity

Guy Dewsbury, Mark Rouncefield, Karen Clarke, Ian Sommerville
2004 Housing Studies  
The acceptance or rejection of assistive technology relies on the users perceptions of the designed technology as well as the appropriateness of the technology designed.  ...  Accordingly, we report on our experiences of using observational studies and adapting 'cultural probes' to foster an ongoing dialogue with the members of our user groups, to gain insights into their needs  ...  (1) Introduction: Disabling Environments, Assistive Technology and Inclusive Design As the population of older people increases worldwide, Assistive Technology (AT) -"An umbrella term for any device  ... 
doi:10.1080/0267303042000249224 fatcat:dta75gds2bb6pc3tntq5rjvqka

A matter of participation? A critical incident study of municipal care personnel in situations involving care-dependent older persons and emergency medical services

Anna Hjalmarsson, Gunnel Östlund, Margareta Asp, Birgitta Kerstis, Mats Holmberg
2022 International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health & Well-Being  
An inductive descriptive design adhering to critical incident technique (CIT) was used.  ...  The lack of care alternatives carries dependence on inter-organizational collaboration, as well as having to accept the collaborative conditions provided by the EMS.  ...  Disclosure statement No potential conflict of interest was reported by the author(s).  ... 
doi:10.1080/17482631.2022.2082062 pmid:35703409 pmcid:PMC9225717 fatcat:ywrolztgszexbhmlhreguaooeq

A Dependability Model for Domestic Systems [chapter]

Guy Dewsbury, Ian Sommerville, Karen Clarke, Mark Rouncefield
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In particular, for systems in the home, we argue that the notion of dependability should be broadened This paper suggests that through the design of assistive technology (AT) systems for older people we  ...  Technically-based models of dependability such as Laprie's model suggest that there are attributes that should be reflected in the design of a system.  ...  An elderly or disabled person's quality of life may be dependent on their assistive technologies and failure of these systems has severe implications for them.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39878-3_9 fatcat:fzjn6l77infjhpiahtzjdyb3da

Language Ideologies: Critical Perspectives on the Official English Language Movement: Vol. 1. Education and the Social Implications of Official Language

Juliet Hart, Roseann Duenas González, Ildikó Melis, Roseann Duenas Gonzalez, Ildiko Melis
2002 TESOL Quarterly (Print)  
Doing so can lead us to teaching strategies that allow for multiplicity of language, style, experiences, and purposes for communication.  ...  excellent comments and guidance, and to Stefanie Schmidt and Roseann Duerias Gonzalez, who also provided valuable comments on this chapter.  ...  The statement thus depends for full communication on what black poet Eugene Redmond calls "songified" patterns and on an Afro-American cultural belief set. (3) 233 0 0 Given this perspective, it is difficult  ... 
doi:10.2307/3588369 fatcat:a6bvakqt35dbtl7tyn2hbbcdzm

Dependable domestic systems design: A socio-technical approach

Ian Sommerville, Guy Dewsbury
2007 Interacting with computers  
We present an extended dependability model based on a socio-technical perspective.  ...  MDDS provides a basis for examining a design from a dependability perspective. We illustrate the use of the method and conclude with a discussion of its qualitative evaluation.  ...  Using their knowledge of an older or disabled person's problems plus their knowledge of available technology, they have to propose an HS systems design.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.intcom.2007.05.002 fatcat:lamjiauwsnc5lfqwwyubfjvnie

Depending on the Angle: Perspectives on Conflict and Workplace Climate

Kelly C. Pike
2009 Social Science Research Network  
This thesis leans on previous research in the area of organizational culture, climate, and perspectives on conflict.  ...  Much of the literature on conflict focuses on determining which types are negative and which types are positive.  ...  We heard one CNA reflect on this experience: Prog3, CNA2: "My years of experience make it able for me to do what I need to do.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1493524 fatcat:u32e7q37mnc2peiaekcppuu4nq

Dependability and Trust in Organisational and Domestic Computer Systems [chapter]

Ian Sommerville, Guy Dewsbury, Karen Clarke, Mark Rouncefield
2006 Computer Supported Cooperative Work  
Our economy and national infrastructures are dependent on a range of socio-technical systems and, by and large, these systems can be trusted to provide a dependable service.  ...  These information systems are essential elements of the sociotechnical systems so both the organisations running these systems and the system users depend on them.  ...  The research was sponsored by the EPSRC under the DIRC Inter-disciplinary Research Collaboration on system dependendability.  ... 
doi:10.1007/1-4020-4258-2_8 fatcat:3qpr6va46fbvfnuoj2dlaeupya

Living in a house of cards: Family experiences with long-term childhood technology dependence

Maureen E. O'Brien
2001 Journal of Pediatric Nursing : Nursing Care of Children and Families  
Families' experiences of providing long-term home care for the child who is technology dependent were explored via parental interviews.  ...  Increased understanding of family experiences with long-term childhood technology dependence can provide nurses with additional strategies for providing optimal care to this population.  ...  The children had been technology dependent and cared for at home for time periods ranging from 2 to 9 years, with an average of 5.84 years of home care while dependent on technology.  ... 
doi:10.1053/jpdn.2001.20548 pmid:11247520 fatcat:mw27nz4rgje6bewwtkrzainpvu

Social Sustainability Issues and Older Adults' Dependence on Automobiles in Low-Density Environments

Hitomi Nakanishi, John Black
2015 Sustainability  
that an unprecedented number of older drivers will be on the highways in the next few decades.  ...  This paper introduces the elements of transportation and social sustainability then conducts a comprehensive international literature review focusing on older drivers, their travel choices and associated  ...  They acknowledge the comments made by four anonymous referees with their constructive criticisms that have resulted in the final version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su7067289 fatcat:7gl6j4vu6nftdjzc5ea24iiypi

Care Dependency of Hospitalized Stroke Patients Based on Family Caregivers' and Nurses' Assessments: A Comparative Study

Nursiswati Nursiswati, Ruud J. G. Halfens, Christa Lohrmann
2022 Healthcare  
This study was a comparative study of the care dependency of stroke patients. Data were collected on the stroke wards on the day of admission using the Care Dependency Scale (CDS).  ...  Significant differences between the family caregivers' and nurses' assessments were observed on numerous items of the Care Dependency Scale.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank all participating hospitals, including the hospital staff and patients, Faculty of Nursing University Padjadjaran and the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education  ... 
doi:10.3390/healthcare10061007 pmid:35742058 pmcid:PMC9222839 fatcat:c5g342tcpfbetagbjxtmxfl574

Do I Have a Personality? Endowing Care Robots with Context-Dependent Personality Traits

Antonio Andriella, Henrique Siqueira, Di Fu, Sven Magg, Pablo Barros, Stefan Wermter, Carme Torras, Guillem Alenyà
2020 International Journal of Social Robotics  
Most research relies on verbal and non-verbal features related to personality traits that are highly context-dependent.  ...  For this purpose, we designed an assistive memory game, in which participants were asked to play the game obtaining support from an introvert or extroverted helper, whether from a human or robot.  ...  Acknowledgements We show our gratitude to all the participants from the Department of Informatics, Knowledge Technology (WTM) of Hamburg for their involvement in the studies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12369-020-00690-5 fatcat:kpo7damy2nd35ostmk6taxv3xi

The Need for a Paradigm Shift in Approaching Ageing-Related Design Research and Practice

Elena Comincioli, Alice Chirico, Andrea Gaggioli, Masood Masoodian
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
In this article, we propose that a paradigm shift is needed in how we approach ageing-related design research and practice in areas such as assistive technologies.  ...  We also put forward the idea of using the Healthy Ageing (HA) framework of the WHO as the basis for new lines actions that can be taken by design researchers and practitioners to address implicit ageism  ...  and ageist stereotypes" (World Health Organization, 2021) relate to how older adults are depicted as frail, dependent, or generally an economic burden on society.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.750178 pmid:34795617 pmcid:PMC8594266 fatcat:3bcvtsdlwbh7rcu2uu7mw2av7m

Dependency, Difference and the Global Ethic of Longterm Care*

Eva Feder Kittay, Bruce Jennings, Angela A. Wasunna
2005 The Journal of Political Philosophy  
By "care," in the context of this article, I mean the support and assistance one individual requires of another where the one in need of care is "inevitably dependent" that is, dependent because they are  ...  Care and dependency, particularly in the form of dependency care have been, are, or are likely to be features of all our lives.  ...  Lynn May Rivas, a researcher delving into the experiences of disabled people and personal assistants, describes an encounter with one of her subjects, a disabled man who does not have use of his hands.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9760.2005.00232.x fatcat:prwlhh4ptfafvgfsx7u7km6u74
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