Category Archives: GPS

Should patients with dementia who wander be “tagged”?

The Independent has picked up on last months debate in the British Medical Journal, concerning whether or not patients with dementia who wander should be electronically tagged. Arguing against the use of electronic tagging, Prof O’Neill, of Tallaght Hospital in Dublin, described it … Continue reading

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Ulster Scientists Develop Smartphone ‘Assistance Agent’ For Older People

A research team, from the University of Ulster’s Computer Science Research Institute, at Jordanstown, is currently working on a smartphone app (dubbed as Help-on-Demand (HoD) assistance agent), which will provide location-based, context-sensitive and personalised assistance, with the aim of allowing … Continue reading

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