Telecare monitoring is not ‘disembodied’ work

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The authors of the article Calling for Care: ‘Disembodied’ Work, Teleoperators and Older People Living at Home challenge the view that “The provision of ‘distant’ care to older people living at home through telecare technologies is often contrasted negatively to hands-on, face-to-face care: telecare is seen as a loss of care, a dehumanization.” Sociology article abstract.