After months of planning and refining, multicultural aged care service MiCare has introduced autonomous mobile robots into Prinz Willem Alexander Village in Queensland.
There is potential for intelligent assistive robotics in aged care that harness the power of the mind, says an Australian inventor who is developing robots to communicate with residents.
The social robot Matilda can be used to effectively engage aged care residents living with dementia, according to the results of an Australian trial.
Ageing in place at home is giving way to ageing in place anywhere, thanks to the emergence of a new wave of assistive technology and so-called mobile health, says a leading expert.
A new robotic exoskeleton that incorporates virtual reality gaming has been launched to assist arm and hand rehabilitation after stroke.
APPLICATION: A new robotic telepresence platform for telehealth and telecare in the home was the highlight of cutting-edge technology demonstrated on day one of the ATC.
While I believe there is a role for assistive technologies with the people we care for, we owe it to them to explore all the options before we resort to robots as personal companions, writes Sandra Hills.
Robots could deliver a higher standard of care than poorly skilled care workers, according to one of Japan’s leading providers of aged care.
An aged care and health expert advises technology leaders on how to implement sustainable organisational change.