Telecare, Surveillance, and the Welfare State

@article{Sorell2012TelecareSA,
  title={Telecare, Surveillance, and the Welfare State},
  author={T. Sorell and H. Draper},
  journal={The American Journal of Bioethics},
  year={2012},
  volume={12},
  pages={36 - 44}
}
In Europe, telecare is the use of remote monitoring technology to enable vulnerable people to live independently in their own homes. The technology includes electronic tags and sensors that transmit information about the user's location and patterns of behavior in the user's home to an external hub, where it can trigger an intervention in an emergency. Telecare users in the United Kingdom sometimes report their unease about being monitored by a “Big Brother,” and the same kind of electronic… Expand
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