Testing the robot seal PARO with socially isolated residents of a nursing home

The robot seal PARO was developed in Japan for therapeutic use with people suffering from dementia. The Institute for Ageing Research is investigating whether by using PARO activation therapists can achieve positive effects with cognitively healthy but socially isolated residents of nursing homes.


Project team

Cora Pauli, Stephanie Lehmann, Sabina Misoch (IAF)


SBFI (im Rahmen von AGE-NT/Cluster AAL)


09/2018 – 12/2019