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Table 1 Framework for the ethical evaluation of care robots

From: Designing Robots for Care: Care Centered Value-Sensitive Design

Context—hospital (and ward) versus nursing home versus home…
Practice—lifting, bathing, feeding, delivery of food and/or sheets, social interaction, playing games…
Actors involved—nurse and patient and robot versus patient and robot versus nurse and robot…
Type of robot—assistive versus enabling versus replacement…
Manifestation of moral elements—Attentiveness, responsibility, competence, responsiveness
  1. The ellipsis following the description of a criterion indicates that the list is not exhaustive and may include additions