Designing better care for older people: how technology can make a difference

16 May 2012

Joint conference held by the Royal Academy of Engineering Panel for Biomedical Engineering and Age UK. It addressed perspectives of caring for the UK’s ageing population and provided insights into the role that engineering technology and design can play in providing more effective and cost-effective care and support. 

Keywords: Dr Matthew Norton, Professor Tom Kirkwood, Anita Charlesworth, Dwayne Johnson, Professor Peter Gore, Pam Turpin, Professor Paul Watson, Mike Biddle, Ailsa Claire, Professor James Goodwin, Oliver Wells, Age UK, biomedical, innovation, ageing population, engineering, later life, care at home, assistive technology, independent living, Technology Strategy Board, robotics, ethics, NHS

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