There has been a significant growth in the mainstreaming of assistive technology over the last decade which has great advantages to the health care sector. More funding has gone into research and product development of this field, which has meant the selection of products on the market has grown whilst reducing the price of these devices. Find out more on how smart speakers such as Amazon's Alexa can aid clinical practice.
In this article we explore the clinical governance, uses and benefits of assistive technology. A widely used term but what does it actually mean and how can it be used to benefit your clients?