How Virtual Reality Can Help Fight Dementia

In this article you will discover “Look Back”, a therapy program from the healthcare startup Virtue. Thanks to Virtual Reality, the program help elder people with dementia syndromes to remember their past. Their memories are a a excellent way to remember who they are and where they come from. Some works also show that reminiscent old memories help to improve cognitive functions. Rehman and Gorman are co-founders of the UK-based healthcare startup Virtue, which is focused…

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Britain Trials Virtual Reality Time Travel to Combat Dementia

The Britain’s National Health Service is testing the use of virtual reality to help people with dementia. With immersive movies, patients are encouraged to recall  their own personal history throught pictures and emotions. Results are very encouraging as Arfa Rehman said (co-founder of Virtue, partner of BNHS) and this partnership may be spread to others areas in Britain. “If people remember more of their past, remember more of themselves, it just helps with overall mental wellbeing,” Arfa Rehman,…

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A Lille, un cocon de réalité virtuelle pour soigner les troubles cognitifs

Caroll Duthérage, fondatrice et directrice innovation de My Cyber Royaume nous présente dans cette article les trois logiciels immersifs conçus par l’entreprise et destinés à faire travailler les fonctions cognitives de différents types de patients. En partenariat avec l’ Université de Lille et le Centre mémoire de ressources et de recherche de Lille, l’entreprise prépare ses premiers essais cliniques pour valider scientifiquement sa proposition. Une luxueuse villa de vacances, un ponton s’avançant dans la mer,…

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Virtual reality for the elderly

BuildVR has made Solis solution to help elderly to travel with augmented reality. Five kinds of videos are available, linked to particular therapies. People in the experiment is not alone, but be accompanied by medical staff. Already implemented by many aged care facilities across the country, Solis is an easy-to-use virtual reality application created for the aged care industry. Utilising visual navigation, dual screen accessibility and delivering 5 video categories relevant to aged care residents, Solis…

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