On March 8th, MARIO attended the Integrated Care Approach to Frailty in the Older Person Conference in the Clayton Hotel, Galway.
The conference was hosted by The Nursing & Midwifery Planning Development Unit HSE West/Mid-West in conjunction with Directors of Nursing, Older Persons Services, CHO2 & CHO3. MARIO was demonstrated to a multidisciplinary audience.
An interesting article about Mario has been published in the weekly briefing section of an online platform called Apolitical. Apolitical is an international platform which works towards connecting and promoting the best people and ideas in public service and that showcases the best innovative public partnerships around the world. It is aimed at solving the complex challenges facing our societies.
They syndicate their media through publications including The World Economic Forum, the Huffington Post, and Fast Company. They are supported by the EU, and their partners include the UK Cabinet Office, Chatham House, the UAE Crown Prince Court and the Open Data Institute and the Wilson Women in Public Service Project.
MARIO, NUIG is forming collaboration with St. Brendan’s Community Nursing Unit, Loughrea to host a craft day like no other. All are invited to attend the event at St. Brendan’s Community Nursing Unit, Loughrea; Sunday, December 4th at 11 am. The event aims to provide insight to all about residential care and the most cutting edge advancements that are currently underway here in Ireland. All will have the opportunity to meet with MARIO the companion robot and explore some of his features in a safe environment.