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Challenges
Examples of respondent statements
Care receiver resistance “Mindset” among users 
That care receivers know how to use living technology 
Technical skills on the part of the user 
Personnel resistance Devotion to interpersonal aspects of nursing 
Motivating the staff 
Convincing the staff that living technology is safe 
Participation Getting everyone to be dedicated to the process 
To have both users and staff committed to implementation 
User involvement 
Involving care receivers 
Cultural habits Overcoming old habits 
Elderly employees tend to do as they have always done 
Prejudices among staff and users 
Culture and attitudes 
Knowledge base Technical skills of staff 
Everyone gets optimal training 
To educate caregivers 
Optimal use requires knowledge/training 
Insecurity That all become familiar with the technologies 
Courage to use 
Confidence in technology 
Human contacts Maintain personal contact 
Human contact is replaced by technology 
Accommodate user needs for human contact, and care 
Service level That the public wants, needs, and safety are met 
Better service for the individual 
More quality of life for residents 
Effectiveness Making sure that the technology is actually available and easy to learn to operate 
To identify areas where it is most appropriate 
Simple to use 
For the benefit of users, staff, security 
Implementation That it is being implemented so that all benefit 
Integrating living technology into the nursing sector 
Economy Financial support by the municipality 
Convincing the budgetary authorities in the municipality 
Price 
Management That politicians know what they want from it 
Ethics Equality 
Dignity for all 
Legal issues Laws and regulations in relation to the use of technical devices 
Time resources Taking time for all to learn to use the new technology 
Time for implementation 
Time for reflection 
Challenges
Examples of respondent statements
Care receiver resistance “Mindset” among users 
That care receivers know how to use living technology 
Technical skills on the part of the user 
Personnel resistance Devotion to interpersonal aspects of nursing 
Motivating the staff 
Convincing the staff that living technology is safe 
Participation Getting everyone to be dedicated to the process 
To have both users and staff committed to implementation 
User involvement 
Involving care receivers 
Cultural habits Overcoming old habits 
Elderly employees tend to do as they have always done 
Prejudices among staff and users 
Culture and attitudes 
Knowledge base Technical skills of staff 
Everyone gets optimal training 
To educate caregivers 
Optimal use requires knowledge/training 
Insecurity That all become familiar with the technologies 
Courage to use 
Confidence in technology 
Human contacts Maintain personal contact 
Human contact is replaced by technology 
Accommodate user needs for human contact, and care 
Service level That the public wants, needs, and safety are met 
Better service for the individual 
More quality of life for residents 
Effectiveness Making sure that the technology is actually available and easy to learn to operate 
To identify areas where it is most appropriate 
Simple to use 
For the benefit of users, staff, security 
Implementation That it is being implemented so that all benefit 
Integrating living technology into the nursing sector 
Economy Financial support by the municipality 
Convincing the budgetary authorities in the municipality 
Price 
Management That politicians know what they want from it 
Ethics Equality 
Dignity for all 
Legal issues Laws and regulations in relation to the use of technical devices 
Time resources Taking time for all to learn to use the new technology 
Time for implementation 
Time for reflection 
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