The Promise and Challenge of Providing Assistive Technology to Older PeopleBy Lansley, Peter; Age and Aging, Vol. 30, pp. 439-440
Publication Date: November 2001
Article discusses the state of assistive technology (AT) services for older people in the United Kingdom. The author advocates for more clarity from the Royal Commission in regards to a variety of areas, including: (1) personalized AT designs, (2) AT for home use, (3) installation costs, and (4) payment methods. The need for more research and development in these areas is discussed.
Published by: British Geriatrics Society (Website:http://www.bgs.org.uk)
Link to text: http://ageing.oupjournals.org/cgi/reprint/30/6/455