Perception des personnes âgées à l'égard de la vidéosurveillance intelligente pour leur soutien à domicile
Backgroung: Among the elderly, at-home falls are a significant problem (on average, 1 elder/3 falls at least 1/year). In order to automatically detect falls while maintaining privacy, an innovative technology was developed: an intelligent videomonitoring system. Objective: To explore the perception and receptivity of the elderly regarding the introduction of this new technology at home. Methodology: Using a mixed methods design, 30 elderly underwent a structured interview. A content analysis (qualitative data) and descriptive analyses (quantitative data) were executed and then combined. Findings: 93.4% of the participants were favorable (or partially) to the intelligent videomonitoring system and 43.3% would use it for the sense of security and the privacy provided. Conclusion: The living situation of the elderly influences their perception and receptivity regarding an intelligent videomonitoring system. The next step will be to evaluate this new technology in various living environments.
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Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:Mixed methods research
Date of Publication:08/01/2008