The Virtual Dementia Friendly Rural Communities (Verily Connect) project has been rolled out to support family carers of people with dementia in rural areas.Read more >
Posts tagged 'virtual reality'
Virtual reality is being used to help minimise the pain and discomfort experienced by aged care recipients during painful procedures, such as wound dressing.Read more >
Researchers are exploring virtual reality as a tool to detect balance impairments in older people in order to prevent falls.Read more >
Residential aged care providers are using robots and virtual reality to encourage social interaction with residents with dementia.Read more >
Queensland University of Technology has conducted a study into the effectiveness of different forms of technology in reducing social isolation in older Australians.Read more >
Virtual reality units are being utilised in aged care facilities at an increasing rate, with providers saying the devices help to lessen signs of agitation and restlessness in residents with dementia.Read more >
Virtual reality glasses are the latest technology trend in residential aged care, with facilities using the glasses as diversional therapy.Read more >