Identifying opportunities for supporting caregivers of persons with dementia through information and communication technology

McHugh et al. (2012a) explore opportunities for supporting caregivers of persons with dementia through information and communication technology (ICT).  The findings confirm the value of existing tools but suggest a need to broaden the scope of these tools to support caregivers’ personal and mental wellbeing.  The authors highlight the need for more flexible, unobtrusive ICT solutions that offer opportunities for sustaining social networks and for technology that facilitates communication between the person with dementia and the caregiver in the home setting.

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Identifying opportunities for supporting caregivers of persons with dementia through information and communication technology
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2012
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MCHUGH, J.E., WHERTON, J.P., PRENDERGAST, D.K. and LAWLOW, B.A., 2012a. Identifying opportunities for supporting caregivers of persons with dementia through information and communication technology. Gerontechnology, 10(4), pp. 330-330.