Spring 2015 COAG Colloquium Series - Can technologies match the abilities of human caregivers?
University of Victoria, Medical Sciences Building, Lecture Hall - Room 160
Before each session, enjoy coffee and snacks in the lobby outside the lecture hall with other attendees from 9:45 to 10:25AM
Note: Sessions will also be available via live web streaming
Debra Sheets, PhD, Cheryl Beach, PhD, Stuart MacDonald, PhD, Sandra Hundza, PhD, University of Victoria, Island Health
Caregivers and home care services are experiencing an increasing burden caring for aging adults. Older adults often have multiple major health issues. Modern technologies have contributed substantially to other areas of health care but finding a solution for automated caregiving is more complex. This presentation presents preliminary findings that characterizes client needs and caregiver demands in relation to technology.