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Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2010-11: Presented to Parliament pursuant to Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970

Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2010-11: Presented to Parliament pursuant to Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970
Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2010-11: Presented to Parliament pursuant to Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970
Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 requires a report to be laid before Parliament each year describing the research activity the government has funded to improve equipment for disabled and older people, known as Assistive Technology. The definition for assistive technology is as follows: “Assistive Technology is any product or service designed to enable independence for disabled and older people.” This broad definition means that a wide range of products and services are eligible for inclusion in the report, both high and low tech. Technological advances mean that the breadth of work covered is constantly expanding. The research covers not only specific products, but also systems, combinations of technologies, and interfaces to new mainstream technology, for example the internet. The report aims to reflect research and development activity in relation to a wide range of impairments and health conditions and also to reflect the range of government funding programmes across health, social care, education, housing and employment. The report covers any aspect of research and development work in assistive technology, including service provision, research on motivation, cost or patterns of use, as well as technological development.
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Hughes, Ann-Marie, Freeman, Christopher, Meadmore, Katie, Burridge, Jane and Rogers, Eric (2011) Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2010-11: Presented to Parliament pursuant to Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970.

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Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 requires a report to be laid before Parliament each year describing the research activity the government has funded to improve equipment for disabled and older people, known as Assistive Technology. The definition for assistive technology is as follows: “Assistive Technology is any product or service designed to enable independence for disabled and older people.” This broad definition means that a wide range of products and services are eligible for inclusion in the report, both high and low tech. Technological advances mean that the breadth of work covered is constantly expanding. The research covers not only specific products, but also systems, combinations of technologies, and interfaces to new mainstream technology, for example the internet. The report aims to reflect research and development activity in relation to a wide range of impairments and health conditions and also to reflect the range of government funding programmes across health, social care, education, housing and employment. The report covers any aspect of research and development work in assistive technology, including service provision, research on motivation, cost or patterns of use, as well as technological development.

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Published date: 2011
Organisations: EEE, Southampton Wireless Group

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Local EPrints ID: 272550
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/272550
PURE UUID: 6a62e0e1-3373-4a23-b617-f29e8df3a0ce
ORCID for Ann-Marie Hughes: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3958-8206
ORCID for Katie Meadmore: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5378-8370
ORCID for Eric Rogers: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-0179-9398

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Date deposited: 08 Jul 2011 15:09
Last modified: 07 Oct 2020 05:02

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