Dementia care robot providing daily reminders

| 17 Jan 2017

The Matilda robot has been designed to have social interactions with people living with dementia, such as informing them of the news and weather or reminding them of daily tasks. Created by La Trobe University, the Matilda robot can recognise human voices and faces and is able to play music, dance, and lead Bingo.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Coordinator

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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