Life-based design of digital services supporting the sense of security for home-dwelling people living with memory disorder
Pesonen, Hanna-Mari; Immonen, Milla; Kaartinen, Jouni; Leikas, Jaana; Elo, Satu
Pesonen, H., Immonen, M., Kaartinen, J., Leikas, J., & Elo, S. (2017). Life-Based Design of Digital Services Supporting the Sense of Security for Home-Dwelling People Living With Memory Disorder. Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth, 5, (GKR);e39:(1-3). Retrieved from http://journals.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/JISfTeH/article/view/237
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Memory disorder impairs people’s independent functioning in daily life and thus threatens their safe living at home. Living at home safely requires the diversification of in-home services and forms of assistance for those living with memory disorder. The aim of this paper is to describe the life-based design process of the ongoing TuTunKo-project (2016–2017) and provide ideas for a practical operational model based on the experiences gained during the project. The goal of the project is to design a platform for digital services that support the sense of security and quality of everyday life of home-dwelling people living with memory disorder. In addition, instruments will be developed to evaluate the sense of security and life management of those with the condition and their family members.
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