Care robot, robot for care tasks. Socially there are several developments that will increase the use of robots in care. Attention and stress reduction in patients and their informal carers are important tasks.
News about the care robot
The care robot is used in various ways. Care robots regularly help doctors and doctors with examinations or surgical procedures. A well-known surgical robot is the Da Vinci, in which the surgeon performs the operation via the care robot. Other developments include the active role of the care robots in the actual care and social interaction with patients. The expectation is that in a number of years' time there will be a shortage of hands on the bed and that the care robots will have to take over tasks.
Care robots can help care for people. There are all kinds of tasks for the robot to come up with, but what do we want as a society? How do patients view robots, and what is the feeling of the care providers? Everyone can see that healthcare is under pressure. People are getting older and fewer and fewer hands are available. Will there be enough hands left to care for the many elderly and sick people? Care robots can help patients and caregivers. It is often the task of a robot to keep an eye on things or to set up the news at eight o'clock. This allows caregivers to spend more time on the actual care. More about robots in healthcare can be found at www.robotzorg.nl