Browsing College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences by Author "Pegman, Geoff"
Evaluation of a companion robot for individuals with dementia: Quantitative findings of the MARIO Project in an Irish residential care setting Barrett, Eva; Burke, Megan; Santorelli, Adam; Luz Oliveira, Barbara; Cavallo, Filippo; Dröes, Rose-Marie; Hopper, Louise; Fawcett-Henesy, Ainna; Meiland, Franka J.M.; Mountain, Gail; Moyle, Wendy; Raciti, Massimiliano; Pegman, Geoff; Teare, Aimee; Sancarlo, Daniele; Riccardi, Francesco; Russo, Alessandro; Bleaden, Andy; Greco, Antonio; Casey, Dympna (Slack, 2019-06-25)The current study focuses on the short-term effect of MARIO, a social robot, on quality of life, depression, and perceived social support in persons with dementia (PWD) and evaluates their acceptability of MARIO. Ten PWD ...
Gangemi, Aldo; Reforgiato Recupero, Diego; Mongiovi, Misael; Nolfi, Stefano; Nuzzolese, Andrea G.; Presutti, Valentina; Raciti, Massimiliano; Casey, Dympna; Dupourque, Vincent; Pegman, Geoff; Gkiokas, Alexandros; Bleaden, Andy; Greco, Antonio; Kouroupetroglou, Christos; Handschuh, Siegfried (2015-05)The MARIO project addresses the difficult challenges of loneliness, isolation and dementia in older persons through innovative and multi-faceted inventions delivered by service robots.
Casey, Dympna; Felzmann, Heike; Pegman, Geoff; Kouroupetroglou, Christos; Murphy, Kathy; Koumpis, Adamantios; Whelan, Sally (NUI Galway, 2016)The number of people with dementia is expected to double every 20 years to 66 million by 2030 and 115 million by 2050 . More than a third of people with dementia have reported loneliness . Robots have the potential ...