Staging Co-design Processes for Self-care Technologies

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Many new healthcare technologies are currently being implemented in
people’s homes in order to facilitate self-care. Socially innovative design is
challenging, since it requires an intimate understanding of people’s abilities and
daily practices. In this article, we highlight the need to perform field studies in
people’s homes and discuss how to stage design processes with the people who
are actually going to use the self-care technologies—not only end-users, but also
many other actors, such as relatives, caregivers, and municipality and company
staff. Specifically, we describe how challenges associated with inscribing selfcare
into healthcare technologies can be overcome by staging co-design
proces
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftScandinavian Journal of Disability Research
Vol/bind18
Udgave nummer4
Sider (fra-til)354-368
ISSN1501-7419
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2016

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