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The promise and challenge of providing assistive technology to older people

Age and Ageing

Author: Lansley, P.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2001

Abstract:

Many older people wish to remain in their own homes and retain their independence, but are faced with a slow deterioration in their abilities. Assistive technologies, from grab bars and ramps to electronic gadgets and sophisticated devices, may help older people who need help on some occasions and with certain tasks to maintain self-respect and quality of life.


Further Details

Full Title: Age and Ageing
Pages: 439-440
Volume: 30
Issue: 6
ISBN/ISSN: 00020729
Accession Number: December, 2010
Work Type: Editorial
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 30/08/2013
Keywords: olderrailrampassistive devicesafety improvement
Reads: 152
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