The International Classification of Functioning, Disability of Health as a Conceptual Framework for the Design, Development and Evaluation of AAL Services for Older Adults

Alexandra Queirós, Joaquim Alvarelhão, Anabela Silva, António Amaro, António Teixeira, Nelson Pacheco da Rocha

Abstract

The paper presents the International Classification of Functioning, Disability of Health (ICF) as a comprehensive model for a holistic approach for the design, development and evaluation of Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) services for older adults. ICF can be used to systemize the information that influence individual's performance and to characterize users, theirs contexts, activities and participation. Furthermore, ICF can be used to structure a semantic characterization of AAL services and as a basis to develop methodological instruments for the services evaluation.

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Queirós A., Alvarelhão J., Silva A., Amaro A., Teixeira A. and Pacheco da Rocha N. (2011). The International Classification of Functioning, Disability of Health as a Conceptual Framework for the Design, Development and Evaluation of AAL Services for Older Adults . In Proceedings of the 1st International Living Usability Lab Workshop on AAL Latest Solutions, Trends and Applications - Volume 1: AAL, (BIOSTEC 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-39-3, pages 46-59. DOI: 10.5220/0003341700460059


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@conference{aal11,
author={Alexandra Queirós and Joaquim Alvarelhão and Anabela Silva and António Amaro and António Teixeira and Nelson Pacheco da Rocha},
title={The International Classification of Functioning, Disability of Health as a Conceptual Framework for the Design, Development and Evaluation of AAL Services for Older Adults},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Living Usability Lab Workshop on AAL Latest Solutions, Trends and Applications - Volume 1: AAL, (BIOSTEC 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={46-59},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003341700460059},
isbn={978-989-8425-39-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Living Usability Lab Workshop on AAL Latest Solutions, Trends and Applications - Volume 1: AAL, (BIOSTEC 2011)
TI - The International Classification of Functioning, Disability of Health as a Conceptual Framework for the Design, Development and Evaluation of AAL Services for Older Adults
SN - 978-989-8425-39-3
AU - Queirós A.
AU - Alvarelhão J.
AU - Silva A.
AU - Amaro A.
AU - Teixeira A.
AU - Pacheco da Rocha N.
PY - 2011
SP - 46
EP - 59
DO - 10.5220/0003341700460059