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Facial recognition pain tool rolling out nationally

A tool that uses facial recognition software to detect pain in the elderly and people with dementia is making its way across Australian residential aged care villages. Known as PainChek, its national rollout via Dementia Support Australia (DSA) is now underway ...

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Dementia resource launched online

A new digital talking book aims to make healthcare information easily accessible to carers and those with dementia. Bolton Clarke’s Information on Dementia in English was developed in collaboration with Dementia Australia and released online this week. The digital book ...

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Virtual reality improving wound care

Aged care staff are testing the usefulness of virtual reality headsets for senior clients, and it’s transforming wound management procedures. Originally developed by the gaming industry, VR intervention has emerged in clinical care as a non-medicinal method to distract patients ...

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