28m 00s
Transforming Elder Care through VR: Nursing Tech Pioneer - Kenta Toshima
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28m 00s

Broadcast on November 28, 2019
Available until March 31, 2021

As Japan's society rapidly ages, rehabilitative care for seniors who cannot walk or stand unaided is a vital part of the country's care provision. With a background in nursing care, Kenta Toshima, a researcher at the prestigious University of Tokyo, uses VR technology to recreate world-famous tourist spots and childhood haunts as environments to get elderly patients moving and talking, with lasting benefits in both departments. Follow a pioneer breaking new ground in elder care technology.