Robot carts are lessening the heavy lifting for aged care staff

| 10 Apr 2017

Robot carts are being used in residential aged care to transport linen, meals and waste in order to free up time for staff to spend with residents. The RoboCart has sensors to ensure it does not bump into people or objects, and can be programmed to transport goods to an allocated room within a facility.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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