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Employee assistance programmes

Shirley Daniels
1997 Work Study  
The expression that change is a constant rings true. We are always confronted with change in our lives, in the form of the physical, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual dimensions that we experience.  ...  In a situation of distress, the activation of the sympathetic nervous system (a critical part of the general nervous system) mobilizes a person for quick action.  ...  Let all employees know that you are concerned and doing all you can to help them.  ... 
doi:10.1108/00438029710191933 fatcat:gsyxu6hdz5fzlcaktknnnk7kp4

On the Training of Library Assistants

MANDELL LONDON
1898 Library  
If you want to know the attitude and temper of mind that a librarian ought to have towards his books, towards the subjects that they contain, and towards the people who come to use the library over which  ...  If it be books, the hunter feels a sense of pride when he has discovered something which the ordinary person does not know.  ... 
doi:10.1093/library/s1-x.1.101 fatcat:flawcokbxrb6bb3ctik4zvavim

Qualitative study of affective identities in dementia patients for the design of cognitive assistive technologies

Alexandra König, Linda E Francis, Jyoti Joshi, Julie M Robillard, Jesse Hoey
2017 Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering  
Furthermore, our results provide support for the proposition that, while identities grounded in memories fade as a person loses their memory, habitual aspects of identity that reflect the overall "persona  ...  Our overall aim is to develop an emotionally intelligent cognitive assistant (ICA) to help older adults with Alzheimer's disease (AD) to complete activities of daily living more independently.  ...  Funding The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: This work was supported by AGE-WELL NCE Inc., a member of the  ... 
doi:10.1177/2055668316685038 pmid:31186921 pmcid:PMC6453059 fatcat:v6i4tuhu4vhidci4lx4bb256pi

Labor and the New British Unemployment Assistance RegulationsReport of the Unemployment Assistance Board for the Period Ended 31st December, 1935.Parliamentary Debates (House of Commons).Draft Unemployment Assistance Regulations, 1936.Draft Regulations, Unemployment Assistance: Determination of Need and Assessment of Needs.Draft Unemployment Assistance Regulations: Memorandum by the Minister of Labour

1936 Social Service Review  
thinks it necessary to call attention to a fundamental question that arises on any general scale of assistance for unemployed persons.  ...  AIST EC 716 PUBLIC DOCUMENTS When you are dealing with standard benefit, which is the result of insurance, no- body suggests that this question arises, but when you go beyond that and come to the question  ... 
doi:10.1086/631957 fatcat:aojsepsparcspkbps6n65zvd3a

User-centred multimodal reminders for assistive living

Marilyn Rose McGee-Lennon, Maria Klara Wolters, Stephen Brewster
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '11  
While there has been a lot of research on the usability of reminders and alarms in the work context, the home has been somewhat neglected despite the importance of reminder systems for telecare and assistive  ...  We suggest that developers of home care reminder systems should design for diversity,  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank Karl Isaac for assisting with the focus groups, and the people who invited us in to their  ... 
doi:10.1145/1978942.1979248 dblp:conf/chi/McGee-LennonWB11 fatcat:zw5k7jjzmfhhpfadbodbnrwo5a

Assisting Teaching Assistants with Automatic Code Corrections

Yana Malysheva, Caitlin Kelleher
2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
We also observed that TAs do not generally struggle with the conceptual understanding of the underlying material.  ...  Undergraduate Teaching Assistants(TAs) in Computer Science courses are often the first and only point of contact when a student gets stuck on a programming problem.  ...  The ITAP system provides on-demand hints to students when they are stuck and do not know how to correct their code.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3491102.3501820 fatcat:rf652cq2fbh4fmrlfwzbmp7ila

PROPOSED COLLEGE OF MEDICAL ASSISTANTS

B.W. Lara
1853 The Lancet  
570 manufacture was completed by the addition of a small quantity I of sugar.  ...  Epping butter from one of the first-rate dairies.  ...  in towards the medical department of the service.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(02)73959-7 fatcat:nf3isge7jjaifebe4luillyrky

Autonomy and Poverty – An Empirical Study of Long-Term Recipients of Social Assistance [chapter]

Kjell Underlid
2012 Social Welfare  
how I've been feeling, that I'm incarcerated, because there's always something that stops you when you go out… Because when you can't do anything, you have no freedom…'. d) They are monitored by prison  ...  , so you push it all away… just to keep going', c) vicious circles, 'You get into a spiral, a circle… and it's then you just forget to see…', d) no way out, 'Forget to feel that you could try and get out  ... 
doi:10.5772/37833 fatcat:kjxxfiv5knf25bu7o5vwc5rgme

A Computational Approach to Improve the Gathering of Ambient Assisted Living Requirements

Noelia Castillo, Juan Pérez, Jorge Gómez-Sanz
2018 Proceedings (MDPI)  
Following, it shows the process of transferring this information to actual 3D simulations and discusses the benefits of doing so in the context of Ambient Assisted Living.  ...  When designing the solution, it is important to account what kind of technology the end-users are expecting and what scenarios need to be accounted.  ...  Funding: We acknowledge support from the project "Collaborative Ambient Assisted Living Design (ColoSAAL)" (TIN2014-57028-R) and "Collaborative Design for the Promotion of Well-Being in Inclusive Smart  ... 
doi:10.3390/proceedings2191246 fatcat:ewmlyvuetja4ndjbcidtjgkamq

Evolving Framework for Building Companionship Among Human and Assistive Systems [chapter]

Vikas Luthra, Arvind Sethia, Sanjay Ghosh
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The role of these systems is also shifting from being a mere assistant to a personal companion.  ...  However 'personal companionship' being a subjective term lies open to interpretation, thus posing a challenge for the creators of these assistive systems.  ...  When the first three behavior traits are strengthened gradually, a sense of liking is developed towards the robot.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39513-5_13 fatcat:7ixmma4dmjfdvihvbrktb3rh2i

Privacy and Future Consent in Smart Homes as Assisted Living Technologies [chapter]

Erik Thorstensen
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
With the advent of the General Data Protection Regulative (GDPR), there are clear regulations demanding consent to automated decision-making regarding health.  ...  In the field of assisted living technologies, one central strand is to investigate how smart homes might fulfill ambitions for older adults to live longer at home.  ...  Acknowledgments The project, 'The Assisted Living Project: Responsible innovations for dignified lives at home for persons with mild cognitive impairment or dementia', is financed by the Research Council  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-92037-5_30 fatcat:qqlmbkbmibbovgnkmdgjyejdjy

Elderly Centered Design for Interaction – The Case of the S4S Medication Assistant

Flávio Ferreira, Nuno Almeida, Ana Filipa Rosa, André Oliveira, José Casimiro, Samuel Silva, António Teixeira
2014 Procedia Computer Science  
Results regarding evaluation of the second prototype of "Medication Assistant" are presented.  ...  The "Medication Assistant" application was developed following an iterative method centered, from the start, on the elderly and interaction design.  ...  Acknowledgements This work is part of the Smart Phones for Seniors (S4S) project, a QREN project (QREN 21541), co-funded by COMPETE and FEDER.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2014.02.044 fatcat:gxgs57ezgzc2ljrd5x44635gkm

Mainstreaming of Mobile Assistive Technology: Experts' Thoughts and Opinions

Adamantios Koumpis, Christos Kouroupetroglou, Dimitris Tektonidis, Ioannis Ignatiadis
2012 International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies  
This paper presents the outcomes from the interviews with experts and stakeholders that took part under the study on e-Accessibility2020[1] ("Study on Implications from Future ICT Trends on Assistive Technology  ...  The objective of this data gathering process is to identify key trends, micro-trends and weak signals on new technologies that will possibly affect the future of eAccessibility.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT Our thanks to the group of experts working closely with us for the success of our assignment.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijim.v6i1.1791 fatcat:qbcsigcytrhhdh4n2atb37wug4

Ignite some agency: how teaching assistants engage whiteness at a South African university

Marthinus Stander Conradie
2022 Society Register  
Using critical whiteness studies (CWS), I launch a discourse analysis of the experiential narratives expressed by Teaching Assistants during individual interviews.  ...  This study builds on the proposition that decolonisation is served, at least partially, by department-specific pedagogies that oppose whiteness.  ...  CONFLICT OF INTEREST: The author declares no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.14746/sr.2022.6.1.02 fatcat:4jrq73kgynh6rhwe2vkafeqaai

Evaluating automated goals for home care support

Julia S Clark, Kenneth J. Turner, Nigel Newbutt
2016 Journal of Assistive Technologies  
This will allow future home care systems to offer more personal and better customised services to those receiving telecare.  ...  The main issue that emerged from the study is that it would valuable to think in terms of outcomes as a higher level than goals.  ...  SC4: If you look at the goals, what we want to achieve, it is quite a generic term.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jat-01-2016-0001 fatcat:uag35rhsy5gzbhqrz2cg6ygx3q
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