A local authority in East England employ a humanoid robot that brings joy to people with dementia through reminiscence activities.
Within the Department for People at Southend’s Civic Centre, there’s a very special employee who loves to chat. Their name is Pepper.
Pepper is a child-size robot that has proven to be popular among different demographics within the Borough. This includes people living with dementia.
During visits to local care homes, residents with various stages of dementia can interact with Pepper.
With light-up eyes and movable arms, Pepper’s games, videos and music can be a beneficial source of stimulation. Read more