Wheelchair technology


2014 – 2015 EDECT: Empowerment of Disabled People through Ethics in Care and Technology This Interreg IVA 2 Seas project was a direct result of the success of two earlier projects – Dignity in Care (DIC) in Belgium and SYSIASS. The outcomes from these two projects identified the importance of combining ethical practice with technological …

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Empowerment of Disabled People

October 2014. This conference was part of Phase 1 of the EDECT project. You can see the full programme and the presentations are listed below in order of appearance at the conference: The user’s view – Peter Lambreghts, Co-ordinator European Network on Independent Living, West Europe Region Introducing EDECT – Ladan Najafi, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, …

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2011 – 2015 This Interreg-funded project has designed an intelligent electric wheelchair, which is a great improvement on existing wheelchairs as it allows autonomous guidance and efficient and secure communication to be established with the equipment. The Health and Europe Centre provided administrative support to the East Kent Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust who worked …

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