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A Technological Approach to Support the Care Process of Older in Residential Facilities

  • Ennio GambiEmail author
  • Manola Ricciuti
  • Gianluca Ciattaglia
  • Lorena Rossi
  • Paolo Olivetti
  • Vera Stara
  • Rossana Galassi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 544)

Abstract

Faced with an increasing number of elderly housed in residential facilities, there is a request for greater transparency regarding the state of health of the guests and the level of assistance that these guests are offered. The OPENCARE project described in this article aims to respond to this need to promote communication between residential structures and guest families, by introducing a technological platform able to meet this requirement without the need to increase the workload of the operators. Therefore, this article describes the solution adopted, which are based both on data acquired from sensors and on those entered by the operators through a suitably designed interface.

Keywords

Elderly care process Sensor network AAL technology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ennio Gambi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Manola Ricciuti
    • 1
  • Gianluca Ciattaglia
    • 1
  • Lorena Rossi
    • 2
  • Paolo Olivetti
    • 2
  • Vera Stara
    • 2
  • Rossana Galassi
    • 3
  1. 1.Polytechnic University of MarcheAnconaItaly
  2. 2.INRCAAnconaItaly
  3. 3.University of CamerinoCamerinoItaly

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