Journal of Taiwan Occupational Therapy Research and Practice
Objective: It is a tendency to develop intelligent care facilities which can fit elder's demand. For elders, it is difficult to accept technology products. Analyzing the model of accepting technology products for elders is very important. The purpose of this study is to translate and revise the prototype questionnaire of technology acceptance model 2 to Chinese questionnaire for analyzing the model of accepting intelligent care facilities for elders. Method: We employed the prototype questionnaire of Technology Acceptance Model 2 (TAM2), and translated and revised it to prototype of Chinese questionnaire. After discussing with experts in two times of meeting, we finished Chinese questionnaire. Result: Giving the example of "the interactive, carry-on watch with the function of medical care", we used the essence of prototype questionnaire of Technology Acceptance Model 2, considered the characteristic of elders and intelligent care facilities to accomplish the Chinese questionnaire about acceptance model of intelligent care facilities. Conclusion: In addition to analyze the acceptance model of intelligent care facilities for elders, we expect that our experience can help industrial circles to research and develop care facilities for elders in the future.