DDI2.5 XML CODEBOOK RECORD FOR STUDY NUMBER 850581 Tackling Ageing Continence through Theory Tools and Technology TACT3


The aim is to reduce the impact of continence difficulties for older people by: Raising awareness of continence issues Improving understanding of treatment servicesImproving toilet provision for older peopleProviding assistive devices for older people with continence disability The work is in four sections Project management will make sure that the views of all the people affected by continence issues are heard and ensure that the devices developed through this research are commercialised Investigating continence care. If specialist continence care is significantly better than standard continence care? Exploring the views of patients, family and healthcare professionals, the advantages of specialist continence care and barriers to seeking treatment will be investigated. Investigating the problems older people have finding and using toilets when they are away from home. Exploring challenges facing toilet providers. Designing public toilets that would better suit the needs of older adults. Developing two products that have been requested by continence pad users: urine odour detector that will warn that the pad needs changing before any odour is detected by the human nose. smart underwear that will detect a pad leak immediately, giving warning before the leak spreads to outer clothes.

DOI https://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-850581
Metadata Access https://datacatalogue.cessda.eu/oai-pmh/v0/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_ddi25&identifier=aff3b7c2c5a028737e66608d0bd1c826bcdba16d84c8654ac25a5b21c73a52b5
Creator van den Heuvel, E, Brunel University
Publisher UK Data Service
Publication Year 2012
Funding Reference Economic and Social Research Council
Rights Eleanor van den Heuvel, Brunel University. Brunel University, . ESRC, . Mary Caspillo-Brewer,; The Data Collection is available for download to users registered with the UK Data Service.
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Language English
Resource Type Numeric; Text
Discipline Social Sciences
Spatial Coverage United Kingdom