An Evaluation of Older Adults Use of iPads in Eleven UK Care-Homes

@article{Jones2013AnEO,
  title={An Evaluation of Older Adults Use of iPads in Eleven UK Care-Homes},
  author={Tim Jones and Daniel Kay and Penney Upton and Dominic Upton},
  journal={IJMHCI},
  year={2013},
  volume={5},
  pages={62-76}
}
The introduction of the iPad and similar form-factor devices (e.g. Samsung Galaxy Tab, Asus Eee Pad and Motorola Xoom) has provided a unique opportunity for older adults to engage with mobile computing devices and platforms. Engagement with ‘traditional’ computing devices amongst older adults, including arguably mobile devices, such as laptop computers is low due to dexterity issues amongst this population (Hertzum & Hornbaek, 2010). Whilst the iPad removes some of the traditional barriers to… CONTINUE READING

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