Non -Pharmacological treatment - An exploration of the effects of human-robot interactions

Berk Zafer

The overall aim of this study is to increase levels of engagement of people with dementia to positively impact quality of life and wellbeing. It will explore how people living with dementia in long-term care interact with a companion robot and the affective, behavioural, and physiological outcomes of robot therapy compared to usual care.



Dr Lucia Carragher, NetwellCASALA, DkIT


Dr Perry Share, Institute of Technology Sligo

Expected completion date of study

August 2024