Larsen, Simon Bo2, Grönvall, Erik5, Aarhus, Rikke6
Supporting patient motivation and engagement. Workshop
Currently, care and rehabilitation practices move, to a greater extent, out of hospitals and into private homes. This accelerating trend challenges healthcare systems and their patients. Heterogeneous settings such as private homes together with the diverse nature of the inhabitants and their conditions create both technical and usability constraints and possibilities that can inform development of home-based care and rehabilitation applications. This workshop likes to investigate and discuss challenges, requirements and possibilities related to home-based healthcare applications, seen from a patient perspective. For example, how do we design for acceptance and engagement among patients and their families living with these systems on an everyday basis? How can barriers related to patient engagement, motivation and the feeling of ‘being cared for be handled by developed systems in heterogeneous environments such as private homes? Or, how can User Driven Innovation (UDI) and Participatory Design (PD) be used to create systems that are aesthetically and functionally accepted by persons subject to homebased healthcare and rehabilitation?
2010 4th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (pervasivehealth), 2010