Yes to robots in geriatric care

 

Can you imagine being taken care of by a robot when you get older?” That was the question of the month in May in the magazine Ny Teknik. A total of 3,145 people responded and more than half, 58 percent, were positive.

“There are studies that show that many people prefer, for example, a night camera to human surveillance in their sleep. Or think that a shower robot would be less intrusive than getting help in the bathroom from strangers", says Daniel Forslund, innovation county councilor with responsibility for e-health issues and innovations at Stockholm County Council. Read the full article in the magazine Ny Teknik and how the survey was conducted.