Social Care and Life Quality of Frail or Dependent Elderly: The Contribution of Technologies

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Abstract

In this article the author underlines the potentialities of technological achievements and ICT applications in social and health care systems to best accomplish the goals of autonomy, social participation and quality of life of frail or dependent elderly. Additionally some critical questions concerning the use of technological devises to promote alternative responses to dependency and isolation of elderly are also discussed, namely associated with inequalities in the access and use of technology and with ethical questions of privacy and confidentiality.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
Journal International Journal of Privacy and Health Information Management (IJPHIM)
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • Social Policies
  • Public Policies
  • Welfare State
  • Liberal State
  • Social Protection

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