The PARO seal: weighing up

Kathy Martyn, Penny Dodds, Mary Brown

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Abstract

The PARO robotic seal can improve the wellbeing of people with dementia, but is it safe for use on hospital wards? Kathy Martyn and colleagues carried out research and found that it passed hygiene tests. But Carlene Rowson and her collaborators claim (opposite) that infection control concerns have not been adequately answered.In this debate, they argue the case for and against PARO on hospital wardsand her collaborators claim (opposite) that infection control concerns have not been adequately answered. In this debate, they argue the case for and against PARO on hospital wards.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-33
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Dementia Care
Volume26
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 27 Apr 2018

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