Robot deployment in long-term care for elderly

Can robots be implemented in long-term care for elderly with cognitive impairment?

The aging of the population increases pressure on healthcare systems to provide care that is both affordable and meets the needs of elderly. Integrating information technology holds promise in supporting caregiving processes, such as providing medication reminders or encouraging elderly to participate in preventative therapy. While assistive technology for elderly has made big advancements in the last few years, there are a number of challenges when implementing technology into the field.  


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