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RAMCIP PROJECT, A ROBOTIC ASSISTANT TO SUPPORT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE PATIENTS AT HOME: A NOVEL APPROACH IN CAREGIVING

      There is increase interest in find solutions for the supervision and help in activities of daily living in Alzheimer's disease (AD), since caregiving consumes material and human resources; and robotic technologies have potential to support patients with cognitive impairment. Robotic Assistant for MCI Patients at home (RAMCIP) is a three-year research project within the HORIZON2020 programme funded by the European Commission, which started in January 2015 with the aim of develop a novel robot that can provide assistance to elderly people with AD in mild stages (mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia) at their homes, allowing them to maintain and independent living and quality of life.
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