Upcoming Events


'How Smart Assistive Technology Research is informing Community Care Practice' Seminar in Bundaberg

12:00 at Building 5, Room 16-17 6 University Drive


'How Smart Assistive Technology can Support Carers- Opportunities in Disability and Aged Care' Session in Maryborough

10:00 at Disability Services Maryborough Office -271 Albert Street, Maryborough


Advance Queensland Digital Champions Engagement Event in Hervey Bay

09:30 at Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre 22 Charles Street Pialba, QLD

Current Poll

What are the key considerations for your organisation to ensure safe and secure deployment of Smart Assistive Technology?

  Regular scheduled maintenance

  Rapid response to failures of equipment

  Planned protocol to deal with major disruption of services

  Cyber security issues


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How can we improve the uptake of technology by the aged and disabled?

• Keep technology simple for both users and health care professionals • Tailor the technology to the needs of users • Focus on high-volume and low-cost solutions • Embed an IT infrastructure to act as a basis for integrated systems • Enhance human contact by better connection of user to family and care staff • Build relationships to get all sectors of health care working together Prof. Greg Tegart, BSc (Univ Melb); MSc (Univ Melb); PhD (Univ Sheffield) Professor Tegart has had a long career in Government and industry in the areas of research, teaching, administration, and high level policy advice to Government on science, technology and environment.