Group-type Rehabilitation System for Virtual Reality-based Dementia Prevention and Cognitive Training

Sung-Phil Heo and Do Hyun Ahn

In this paper, the care system is based on VR for preventing dementia and rehabilitating cognition without a separate glove or handheld device. It can improve the ability which can use brain and physicality by using the system. The contents of preventing dementia are designed to train memory, logical reasoning, arithmetic, and spatial cognitive ability, focusing on the degeneration of brain cells, which is a typical cause of dementia. The contents of rehabilitation therapy for the elderly include upper body training, lower body training, mental training and balance training etc. As a result of the development 1: N group training system, many users or groups will be under the control of one occupational therapist to develop a system capable of preventing and cognitive training of dementia and receiving usability evaluation. It can be used in public healthcare facilities, nursing homes, the rehabilitation medical treatment in a general hospital etc.

Volume 11 | 12-Special Issue

Pages: 941-947

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V11SP12/20193297