Telecare, remote monitoring and care.

  title={Telecare, remote monitoring and care.},
  author={H. Draper and T. Sorell},
  volume={27 7},
Telecare is often regarded as a win/win solution to the growing problem of meeting the care needs of an ageing population. In this paper we call attention to some of the ways in which telecare is not a win/win solution but rather aggravates many of the long-standing ethical tensions that surround the care of the elderly. It may reduce the call on carers' time and energy by automating some aspects of care, particularly daily monitoring. This can release carers for other caring activities. On the… Expand
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