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.
Researchers from Griffith University are looking for people with dementia and a family member to volunteer for a new trial that will gather their views on telepresence robots in dementia care.
Robots are polishing up their micro-processors ready to march on aged care. But can they ever replace the human touch? Find out at a forum this Friday.