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Robotic pets all set to become widespread in dementia care

​Evidence suggests that robotic pets really do have the capacity to help people living with dementia. Robotic companions have recently been trialled at 2 separate universities in the UK and the results are very encouraging. The robotic pets have been shown to reduce stress and anxiety, promote social interaction, facilitate emotional expression, and improve both […]

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How much do you really know about dementia?

Dementia is not a disease in itself, but a collection of symptoms associated with memory loss, disorientation, and problems with thinking and behaviour. When these symptoms become severe enough to affect the ability to perform everyday tasks, they are referred to under the umbrella term of ‘dementia’.What causes dementia?When it comes to talking about dementia, one […]

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