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SAC, an app designed
for happy & health ageing
What SAC (Smart Aged Carer) can do?
NOT YOUR ORDINARY VIRTUAL AGED CARER
Or, be my imaginary friend…?
Project
Concept
most elderly patients
prefer home care to
residential care
(Higginson et al., 2000)
1
Project
Concept
However, the majority
still prefer a combination
of home telecare with
conventional health
care delivery
(...
Project
Concept
Human interaction still
plays an important role
in conventional doctor-
patient relationship
(Onor et al.,...
Project
Concept
Elderly users
prefer home care
Technology
required for
telecare
Doctors
require Health
Condition
Record fo...
Project
Concept
Comprehensive,
pervasive care
Human
interaction
Great usability
& self-efficacy
Imaginary
Aged
Caretaker
S...
Project Objective
• Using clear and simple diagram to inform patients of their
health conditions
• Encouraging users to ac...
Intended Audience
Doctors
or Carers
Family &
Relatives
Elderly
Users
Requires aged care & be
passionate about
participate ...
Key Features
Record personal health
condition for early
interventions & more
accurate diagnosis
1
GPS integration for
emer...
Risks & Concerns
• Ethical & Privacy:
passcode or fingerprint lock
• Legal & Crime:
Related regulations shall apply
• User...
THANK YOU!
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SAC: an aged care app designed for happy and healthy ageing

  1. 1. SAC, an app designed for happy & health ageing
  2. 2. What SAC (Smart Aged Carer) can do? NOT YOUR ORDINARY VIRTUAL AGED CARER Or, be my imaginary friend…?
  3. 3. Project Concept most elderly patients prefer home care to residential care (Higginson et al., 2000) 1
  4. 4. Project Concept However, the majority still prefer a combination of home telecare with conventional health care delivery (Botsis & Hartvigsen, 2008) 2
  5. 5. Project Concept Human interaction still plays an important role in conventional doctor- patient relationship (Onor et al., 2005) 3
  6. 6. Project Concept Elderly users prefer home care Technology required for telecare Doctors require Health Condition Record for diagnosis SAC We bring your Dream aged caretaker To you
  7. 7. Project Concept Comprehensive, pervasive care Human interaction Great usability & self-efficacy Imaginary Aged Caretaker SAC Now you see me, And I am everywhere….
  8. 8. Project Objective • Using clear and simple diagram to inform patients of their health conditions • Encouraging users to actively participate in their own health management • Empowering users to perform better self-care • Providing early warning when unusual health condition occurs • Providing on-time appropriate interventions • Reducing unnecessary use of emergency services and hospital admissions
  9. 9. Intended Audience Doctors or Carers Family & Relatives Elderly Users Requires aged care & be passionate about participate in their own health management who would like to offer supports and have access to users’ health conditions who can give better diagnosis, early warning and interventions based on users’ health condition records
  10. 10. Key Features Record personal health condition for early interventions & more accurate diagnosis 1 GPS integration for emergency and social purpose 2 Provide customised, location-based recommendations for dining, recreation and medical need 3 Leverage network effect: users can share a ride, exercise together, create event and post reviews 4
  11. 11. Risks & Concerns • Ethical & Privacy: passcode or fingerprint lock • Legal & Crime: Related regulations shall apply • Users’ technology literacy & Usability Appropriate training and tutorials
  12. 12. THANK YOU!

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