Chapter 4. Closing Gaps: Promising Research and Future Considerations: Opportunities and Challenges for Supporting People with Vascular Dementia Through the Use of Common Web 2.0 Services

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Abstract

The aim of this chapter is to present how Web 2.0 technologies can be adapted for Healthcare (Health 2.0). Specifically this will involve explaining the technology and real world scenarios of how this technology could be adapted to be usable for Vascular dementia patients and their carers. We consider Web technology that would aid the reduction of social isolation and to help dementia patients maintain social connectedness.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRare Diseases in the Age of Health 2.0
Place of PublicationBerlin Heidelberg
PublisherSpringer
Pages241-261
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-38643-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

Keywords

  • Vascular Dementia
  • Online Social Network
  • Ambient Assist Live
  • Orphan Disease
  • Person with Dementia

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