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This paper reports on a collaborative project between clinicians at the Ulster Hospital and researchers at the University of Ulster to produce a Web-based system for monitoring patients with Type 2 diabetes. The typical method of recording measurements of weight, blood sugar, and blood pressure allows for minimal intervention for the consultants as the(More)
The demands of introducing a more practical means of managing and monitoring technology within the home environment to support independent living are increasing. Within this paper we present a prototype solution, referred to as HomeCI, which allows healthcare professionals to establish the conditions/rules within which technology in the home should operate.(More)
— There is growing interest in the development of ambient assisted living services to increase the quality of life of the increasing proportion of the older population. We report on the NOCTURNAL project, which provides specialised night time support to people at early stages of dementia. This article explains the technical infrastructure, the intelligent(More)
Altered activity patterns are often the general symptoms experienced by people with dementia. The quantity and quality of patient's daily activities such as their sleeping may be a reflection of their dementia condition and affect their quality of life. Monitoring patient's activity patterns over different periods of time may help healthcare professionals(More)
Strategies to support people living with dementia are broad in scope, proposing both pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions as part of the care pathway. Assistive technologies form part of this offering as both stand-alone devices to support particular tasks and the more complex offering of the "smart home" to underpin ambient assisted(More)