Connecting Smart Homes to Healthcare Services for People with Neurodegenerative disorders.

Authors

  • Mhamed Nour a:1:{s:5:"en_US";s:12:"ETS Montreal";}

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14738/tmlai.94.10386

Abstract

The objective of this research is to provide an approach for the design of what we have called ‘connected homes’ with a study case for elderly people with dementia living alone. These homes would be connected to a center of surveillance for direct and automatic view of multiple status of the day such as patient security and general health indicators (body temperature, heart rate, blood pressure etc.), detect the intake of meals, eating motivation, humor detection prevention of falls, Alcohol consumption detection, safe use of medicines and emergency situations and other Human Activity Recognition (HAR). The model may also predict situations by using past data accumulation. The model could even send alerts in case of emergency.

This service would mean that there would minimum intervention from caregivers thanks to the Artificial Intelligence.

As a case study, we proposed a new approach for the conception of connected homes for people with dementia to a central office for automatic human activity detection and help and support accordingly. Such conception includes home design concepts according to standard recommendations and the implementation of new added assistive technology tools to permit the automatic surveillance without violating the ethic requirements.

Two installation models will be proposed to consider the financial situation of the patient: a unit or appliance at the patient’s home or a home that is connected to a central office.

References

Source Fondation pour la recherche médicale : https://www.frm.org/alzheimer/ampleur-maladie.html

La Société Alzheimer de Québec : http://www.societealzheimerdequebec.com/wp/about/ statistiques /

La maladie au Canada : http://www.alzheimer.ca/fr/Home/About-dementia/What-is-dementia/Dementia-numbers.

Cure Alzheimer’s Fund. Targeting breakthrough research: https://curealz.org/alzheimers-disease

Ferchichi S, Giraud M, Smagghe A. La démence à corps de Lewy. La Revue de Gériatrie. 2000 ; 25 : 493-498

Greffard S., Marquis C, Boddaert J, Dieudonné B, Verny M. La démence à corps de Lewy : la

diagnostiquer et la traiter. Repères en Gériatrie. 2004 ; 43 : 31-34

Jean Renaud, Remy Houssin, Negar Armaghan, Mickael Gardoni, Future Home 4.0 for People with Major Neurodegenerative Disorders, Finding the Contradiction, TRIZ Future Conference 2019 (TFC’19) October 9-11, 2019 Marrakech Maroc.

La sécurité des aînés : quelques points à surveiller. https://www.jeancoutu.com/sante/conseils-sante/la-securite-des-aines-quelques-points-a-surveiller/

Corinne Greasley-Adams, Alison Bowes, Alison Dawson and Louise McCabe, Good practice in the design of homes and living spaces for people with dementia and sight loss https://dementia.stir.ac.uk/system/files/filedepot/12/good_practice_in_the_design_of_homes_and_living_spaces_for_people_living_with_dementia_and_sight_loss_final.pdf

Québec dévoile le concept de ses « Maisons des aînés » https://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/politique/2019-11-26/quebec-devoile-le-concept-de-ses-maisons-des-aines

Good practice in the design of homes and living spaces for people with dementia and sight loss, Corinne Greasley-Adams, Alison Bowes, Alison Dawson and Louise McCabe , University of Stirling, https://dementia.stir.ac.uk/system/files/filedepot/12/good_practice_in_the_design_of_homes_and_living_spaces_for_people_living_with_dementia_and_sight_loss_final.pdf -nm—

https://www.jeancoutu.com/sante/conseils-sante/la-securite-des-aines-quelques-points-a-surveiller/

Nour, M., et al. Real-time detection of eating activity in elderly people with dementia using face alignment and facial landmarks. in IFIP International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management. 2020. Springer.

Mhamed Nour, M.G., Jean Renaud, Serge Gauthier, Real-Time Detection and Motivation of Eating Activity in Elderly People with Dementia Using Pose Estimation with Tensorflow and OpenCV. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 2021. 8.

Nour, M., J. Renaud, and M. Gardoni, Place of caregiver who accompanies a person with Alzheimer's disease or related, what should be their role. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 2018. 5(10).

Downloads

Published

2021-08-17

How to Cite

Nour, M. (2021). Connecting Smart Homes to Healthcare Services for People with Neurodegenerative disorders. Transactions on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, 9(4), 30–38. https://doi.org/10.14738/tmlai.94.10386