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Barriers to Implementing Technology in Residential Long-Term Care Settings

Publication Date
Jun 30, 2005

Technology plays a vital role in the lives of older individuals. This report: (1) describes a range of existing and emerging technological solutions for select care issues salient to residential care settings; (2) identifies, based on a review of the literature and discussions with experts in the field, barriers to the successful implementation of technology in residential care settings; and (3) proposes initial steps to address the barriers. [68 PDF pages]