Ethical and Practical Concerns of Surveillance Technologies in Residential Care for People With Dementia or Intellectual Disabilities: An Overview of the Literature
Niemeijer, Alistair R
Frederiks, Brenda J M
Riphagen, Ingrid I
Eefsting, Jan A
Hertogh, Cees M P M
International psychogeriatrics / IPA 2010 Nov; 22(7): 1129-42
Technology has emerged as a potential solution to alleviate some of the pressures on an already overburdened care system, thereby meeting the growing needs of an expanding population of seriously cognitively impaired people. However, questions arise as to what extent technologies are already being used in residential care and how ethically and practically acceptable this use would be.
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