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Boot camp: Ten hut! Grab your smartphones!

Bootcamps usually conjure images of jogging, lunging and push-ups. But the latest bootcamp held in Tweed Heads, NSW, focused instead on smart technologies and their adoption in the aged- and community-care spaces. The two-day Feros Care’s Smart Technologies Bootcamp, designed to improve ...

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Young eye for the old guy

High school students and aged-care residents will link up to learn about online safety. University of the Sunshine Coast researchers and campus-based organisation iDcare, which supports victims of identity crime, launched the program in an effort to reduce online identity ...

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Wheel-I-Am gives residents grand tour

A robot has been whizzing around Sydney, giving aged-care residents in northern NSW the chance to see the city’s sights from their own homes. Feros Care’s latest recruit, Wheel-I-Am, is an iPad on a miniature Segway base that allows for ...

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Virtual reality energises stroke recovery

New research published in the Journal of Physiotherapy has found that incorporating virtual reality into rehabilitation can have a significant effect on people who have had a stroke. The systematic review of data gathered from different trials revealed rehabilitation incorporating ...

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Opinion: Tech uptake – tick-tock

Breakthroughs will be positive disruptions for healthcare, so the sector needs to pick up the pace of their development. By Ron Emerson When it comes to a vision for the future of healthcare, it’s clear that a change in the ...

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