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A PHARMACIST embedded in a Residential Aged Care (RAC) facility In Tasmania is using artificial intelligence app PainChek to assess and improve pain in non-verbal elderly residents.
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Designed to be used by parents, family and carers - anyone that cares for young children who are unable to verbalise their pain.
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St Andrews village in Hughes has been using PainChek for nine months and says it’s significantly improved its level of care and understanding. PainChek gives non-verbal patients, a voice. People that have cognitive impairment, dysphagia, Alzheimer's, dementia. and often, these people, unfortunately, cannot verbalise or communicate very well..
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A new tool is about to hit the market to help parents understand if their babies are in pain. Jeff Hughes, Chief Scientific Officer and Mustafa Atee, Research Scientist MPS, PhD, talk to Channel 9 in Perth.
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TechInvest Magazine sat down with Philip last week to learn all about PainChek. It's an insightful conversation and Philip shares what PainChek does, our purpose, the team, as well as milestones to date and what we're focused on for the year ahead.
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Better detection and management of pain has long been associated with high quality Aged Care1. Now the roll out of PainChek® (ASX:PCK) is allowing staff at residential Aged Care facilities to detect, measure and monitor pain through the facial analysis of a short 3 second video captured via their smartphone.
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"As revolutionary aged care technologies are being trialled and implemented across the nation, innovation and research is once again high on the agenda for many conferences across Australia.
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As their condition progresses, a person with dementia finds understanding what they hear increasingly difficult. They may also lose their speech completely, or be limited to repeating a few words or crying out.
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More than 35 million people are living with dementia around the world, and more than 50% of these experience pain. This week, 23-27 July, marks National Pain Week in Australia.
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