Technology reducing social isolation

| 30 Oct 2016

Queensland University of Technology has conducted a study into the effectiveness of different forms of technology in reducing social isolation in older Australians. The study looked at eight different types of technology; including robotics, virtual reality, and telecare, and found that many have a positive impact.

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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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