6 July 2009

Report on use of Nintendo Wii in aged care

Evidence for Wii’s success
Australian Ageing Agenda: 1 July 2009
Aged care staff are enthusiastic about the physical and mental benefits for older clients who use the Nintendo Wii game console, according to an Australian study.

Not-for-profit provider Blue Care has conducted an evaluation of the Wii in aged care after rolling out the technology at 53 of its services in Queensland and northern NSW midway through last year. [ … ] The findings from Blue Care’s evaluation report will be presented at the International Health in Transition Conference in Adelaide next month. …
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