Video technology used to identify pain indicators

| 05 Jul 2017

A university designed app is helping aged care workers identify signs of pain in people with moderate to severe dementia. The app uses video technology to detect micro-expressions indicating pain in people who are unable to communicate verbally.

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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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