Healthcare Recommendations from the Personalised ICT Supported Service for Independent Living and Active Ageing (PERSSILAA) Study

Rónán O'Caoimh, D. William Molloy, Carol Fitzgerald, Lex Van Velsen, Miriam Cabrita, Mohammad Hossein Nassabi, Frederiek de Vette, Marit Dekker-van Weering, Stephanie Jansen-Kosterink, Wander Kenter, Sanne Frazer, Amélia P. Rauter, Antónia Turkman, Marília Antunes, Feridun Turkman, Marta S. Silva, Alice Martins, Helena S. Costa, Tânia Gonçalves Albuquerque, António Ferreira, Mario Scherillo, Vincenzo De Luca, Maddalena Illario, Alejandro García-Rudolph, Rocío Sanchez-Carrion, Javier Solana Sánchez, Enrique J. Gomez Aguilera, Hermie Hermens, Miriam Vollenbroek-Hutten


In the face of demographic ageing European healthcare providers and policy makers are recognising an increasing prevalence of frail, community-dwelling older adults, prone to adverse healthcare outcomes. Prefrailty, before onset of functional decline, is suggested to be reversible but interventions targeting this risk syndrome are limited. No consensus on the definition, diagnosis or management of pre-frailty exists. The PERsonalised ICT Supported Service for Independent Living and Active Ageing (PERSSILAA) project (2013-2016 under Framework Programme 7, grant #610359) developed a comprehensive Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) supported platform to screen, assess, manage and monitor pre-frail community-dwelling older adults in order to address pre-frailty and promote active and healthy ageing. PERSSILAA, a multi-domain ICT service, targets three pre-frailty: nutrition, cognition and physical function. The project produced 42 recommendations across clinical (screening, monitoring and managing of pre-frail older adults) technical (ICT-based innovations) and societal (health literacy in older adults, guidance to healthcare professional, patients, caregivers and policy makers) areas. This paper describes the 25 healthcare related recommendations of PERSSILAA, exploring how they could be used in the development of future European guidelines on the screening and prevention of frailty.


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O'Caoimh R., Molloy D., Fitzgerald C., Van Velsen L., Cabrita M., Nassabi M., de Vette F., Dekker-van Weering M., Jansen-Kosterink S., Kenter W., Frazer S., Rauter A., Turkman A., Antunes M., Turkman F., S. Silva M., Martins A., Costa H., Albuquerque T., Ferreira A., Scherillo M., De Luca V., Illario M., García-Rudolph A., Sanchez-Carrion R., Solana Sánchez J., Aguilera E., Hermens H. and Vollenbroek-Hutten M. (2017). Healthcare Recommendations from the Personalised ICT Supported Service for Independent Living and Active Ageing (PERSSILAA) Study . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AWE, ISBN 978-989-758-251-6, pages 91-103. DOI: 10.5220/0006331800910103

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author={Rónán O'Caoimh and D. William Molloy and Carol Fitzgerald and Lex Van Velsen and Miriam Cabrita and Mohammad Hossein Nassabi and Frederiek de Vette and Marit Dekker-van Weering and Stephanie Jansen-Kosterink and Wander Kenter and Sanne Frazer and Amélia P. Rauter and Antónia Turkman and Marília Antunes and Feridun Turkman and Marta S. Silva and Alice Martins and Helena S. Costa and Tânia Gonçalves Albuquerque and António Ferreira and Mario Scherillo and Vincenzo De Luca and Maddalena Illario and Alejandro García-Rudolph and Rocío Sanchez-Carrion and Javier Solana Sánchez and Enrique J. Gomez Aguilera and Hermie Hermens and Miriam Vollenbroek-Hutten},
title={Healthcare Recommendations from the Personalised ICT Supported Service for Independent Living and Active Ageing (PERSSILAA) Study},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AWE,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AWE,
TI - Healthcare Recommendations from the Personalised ICT Supported Service for Independent Living and Active Ageing (PERSSILAA) Study
SN - 978-989-758-251-6
AU - O'Caoimh R.
AU - Molloy D.
AU - Fitzgerald C.
AU - Van Velsen L.
AU - Cabrita M.
AU - Nassabi M.
AU - de Vette F.
AU - Dekker-van Weering M.
AU - Jansen-Kosterink S.
AU - Kenter W.
AU - Frazer S.
AU - Rauter A.
AU - Turkman A.
AU - Antunes M.
AU - Turkman F.
AU - S. Silva M.
AU - Martins A.
AU - Costa H.
AU - Albuquerque T.
AU - Ferreira A.
AU - Scherillo M.
AU - De Luca V.
AU - Illario M.
AU - García-Rudolph A.
AU - Sanchez-Carrion R.
AU - Solana Sánchez J.
AU - Aguilera E.
AU - Hermens H.
AU - Vollenbroek-Hutten M.
PY - 2017
SP - 91
EP - 103
DO - 10.5220/0006331800910103