Virtual Reality Rehabilitation Pilot for Salford Residents with Dementia (Trustech / BASIC / CAREN / BBC News)

Summary

A virtual reality system permits people with mild to moderate dementia to participate in engaging life-sized interactive games and activities, with a view to improving their levels of physical activity, independence and confidence. The pilot project, operated by the local brain injury charity “Basic”, is called “Virtual Adventures” and has been funded by NHS Salford CCG.

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The virtual reality for Salford residents living with dementia. Manchester: TRUSTECH, February 23rd 2016.

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The CAREN (Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment). Salford: BASIC Brain and Spinal Injury Centre, 2016.

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Kirby, EJ. (2016). Virtual reality puts patients on the road to recovery. London: BBC Health News / The PM Programme; BBC Radio 4, April 7th 2016.

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