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SmartSocks and dementia care – 30 Minute Worksheet

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Teacher Notes

  • Level: B2 C1

  • Sector: medicine, nursing, other

  • Medical Area: symptoms, diseases and conditions, other

  • Skill focus: listening, vocabulary, speaking

Student worksheet

Part 1: Vocabulary

You’re going to watch a video about a piece of wearable technology. Before you watch, match the words and definitions.

1. sensor

a) excessive production of perspiration

2. agitation

b) cause to become less dangerous

3. wearable

c) place where appliances, lights and thermostats are controlled by computers

4. tracker

d) science of using machines which are controlled by computers

5. (to) escalate

e) device that records something that is present or has changed

6. nursing intervention

f) able to be put on like clothing

7. (to) de-escalate

g) electronic device that records information about your physical activity

8. robotics

h) become stronger or more serious

9. smart home

i) worry and anxiety

10. hyperhidrosis

j) actions that nurses take in the care of a patient

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