Describing how technology can help nurses in providing care in elderly settings : A systematic literature review
Mlelwa, Deograsias (2020)
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Nurses plays an important role in promoting elderly care and supporting their health and their overall functionality regularly. It involves monitoring of vital signs, long term diseases, and their mental and physical functions. The study is to describe how technology can help Nurses to cope with care needs of growing elderly population. The study can be useful for nurses on ways to reduce workload by use of technology. Aim is to explore how technology incorporation in elderly care help elderly to live safe and secured independently while reducing burden and workload on health care professionals. The study was investigated by systematic literature review using qualitative systematic literature review. Inductive and deductive methods were used to find the correct information. Katie Eriksson Caritative care theory was used as background on concept of care which provide guideline on how real care is done by caritas. Three themes were discussed in this study which are Assistive technology, monitoring technology and Social assistive robot