Presentation on theme: "ECARE SUMMER SCHOOL 2014 “The user perspective and requirements within a home care environment” 28th August, by Joke Dessin University College Vives (Cretecs)"— Presentation transcript:
ECARE SUMMER SCHOOL 2014 “The user perspective and requirements within a home care environment” 28th August, by Joke Dessin University College Vives (Cretecs)
USER Elderly Person with physical disability Person with cognitive impairment Family Care giver Formal Informal Friends, neighbours Person with multiple disability
Social acceptance Socio cultural aspects No stigma!! Communication Ethical and juridical aspects Privacy - respect
Functional acceptance User needs Social contactIndependentHealthyMobility Goal in lifeCommunication… Cost/benefit analysis Rent Buy Who’s cost? User experience UsefullFunctional Reliable FlexibleEsthetics
Home Care environment – CHALLENGES Several actors with different needs Person who needs care Care giver Family, friends “ZORG OP MAAT” home Adaptations Services Lifestyle monitoring (opportunities for textile solutions) Cost/benefit
Textile Positive: wearable Small User friendly Person need care Care givers Other end users For example: battery (Easy) Adjustable Removable and/or washable
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION AND SEE YOU TOMORROW?