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The Design of Smart Care-platform for Supporting Care of Elderly Patients with Dementia

치매노인환자 간병지원을 위한 스마트 돌봄 플랫폼 설계

  • Kim, Miyun (Dept. of Design, Industrial Design Major, Seoul Digital University)
  • Received : 2019.10.28
  • Accepted : 2020.01.08
  • Published : 2020.01.31

Abstract

In modern society, dementia patients are increasing due to busy daily life. Due to the nature of dementia, family members are having a hard time with their caring activities. Dementia diseases reduce the quality of life not only of the patient, but also of the family, and nursing activities lead to social problems such as unemployment or frequent turnover. This study aims to reduce the difficulty and stress of the nursing process by supporting daily life of dementia patients and nursing activities through smart care platform. Ultimately, we will reduce the cost of treatment for people with dementia and delay the worsening of symptoms through a systematic care program for people with dementia. The smart dementia care platform features smart technology to help the dementia patients' daily lives and support their caregivers.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Seoul Digital University

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