Satellite Events 15/09/17

July 5, 2017

Satellite Events – Friday 15th September 2017 @St Mary’s

Evaluating Technology – Supported Complex Health and Social Interventions

Full programme (Garden Room) – from 11.30

11.30 – 11.50 – Katherine Broomfield, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust

Exploring the Perspectives of People who use Aids to Enhance their Communication: This poster/presentation outlines the clinical doctoral research plan to engage the wide range of people who use communication aids to understand the perspectives of users in order to develop a Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to evaluate equipment and services.


14.30 – 14.50 – Shoichiro Fujisawa, Tokushima University

Evaluation of Orientation Performance of Attention Patterns for Blind: This study aims to verify the orientation performance of the attention pattern (dot shape), a block for tactile walking surface indicators (TWSIs) for blind or vision-impaired persons. It seeks to acquire scientific ground materials for improving the ISO standard.


14.50 – 15.10 – Hille Maas, Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund

ICF-based Workability Assessment System using e-Health Services: New ICF based methodology of workability assessment was developed in Estonia during 2013-2015, two special software solutions were created for assessment experts (medical doctors) and case managers and are in use since July 2016. All workability applications are presented and assessments are done by using those digital environments, which concept ensures direct carry-over medical data of the applicant from the e-Health system and comparing e-Health data to applicant`s described limitations and barriers.


15.40 – 16.00 – Claudine Auger, Université de Montréal

Internet-based Intervention for Mobility Assistive Technology Users and Caregivers: Setting Priorities: This study is developing an Internet-based intervention (MOvIT-PLUS TM ) that monitors older adults who use AT and offers training for their caregivers.




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