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. The devices allow residents to explore different scenery – such as beaches and forests – and hope to one day provide customised experiences, such as scenes from a resident’s childhood home.
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