Lio – the professional personal robot has been actively supporting Emmersberg Elderly Care Center in Schaffhausen since January 2020.
The main goal of the elderly care home is to provide enough time and care to ensure the well-being of those in need. The clinic believes that it is possible by relieving some of less attractive work or peak workload while using modern technologies and robotics. That is were personal care robot Lio comes in hand.
- People’s entertainment
- Playing music
- Telling stories
- Providing information and reminders
- Of upcoming activities
- Weather forecast
- Encouraging people to do sports
- Distributing drinks across the facility
The functions of Lio can be activated and deactivated as required. For example, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, shaking hands is deactivated to minimize health risks.
More About Lio
Lio Always Learns
Lio is constantly learning new things and he will be able to do so much more in the future.
The everyday progress of Lio and his daily activities can be followed by everyone interested in his life. Currently, Lio is sharing his experiences and adventures in the online diary.
PUR – Pflegeunterstützende Robotik
Lio is part of the 2-year project, whose goal is to improve elderly healthcare by implementing robotic technology into care facilities.
About the Emmersberg Elderly Care Center
The Emmersberg Elderly Care Center is innovative and robotic friendly facility managed by the city of Schaffhausen.
In 2000 the community center was completely renovated. Since then, with a concept of “assisted living”, one or two-room apartments have been rented to largely independent residents. The renovation has been extremely successful and offers residents a special atmosphere. The adjustments were made in such a way that smaller care and support activities can also be carried out.
In the Press
Robotic Support in the Alterszentrum Emmersberg
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