Overview: Older reports

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Impressions from REHACARE 2018

27/09/2018

More than 900 exhibitors from more than 35 countries will offer an overview of aids and services that make life with disabilities, care needs and old age easier.
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Communication made easier – Thanks to robots named Bibi and Bodo

21/09/2018

Speech stimulating and infinitely patient – the humanoid robots Bibi and Bodo help in speech therapy sessions to initiate communication, for example with autistic children.
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On a basket hunt – The fascination of wheelchair basketball

06/09/2018

Why wheelchair basketball is one of the most popular Paralympic sports? It is fast, dynamic and inclusive. Why the wheelchair plays a special role in this and why it is not just an aid, we have been explained by Lisa Bergenthal at the NATIONS CUP COLOGNE.
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Prosthetics for everyday life and sports – From the workshop onto the field

28/06/2018

Nils Krake is regarded as a great up-and-coming talent in para-athletics. The Greifswald Health Centre provides the 14-year-old with prosthetics that are optimally adapted to his needs, both in everyday life and in sports.
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Therapy helper inRehaRob: Robot-assisted rehabilitation after a stroke

07/06/2018

If movement disorders occur after a stroke, extensive rehabilitation is necessary. To ensure that this can also take place without the presence of a physiotherapist, RWTH Aachen University is working on the inRehaRob project. Its subject is a robotic arm that will enable independent training sessions in the future.
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REHACARE 2018: Self-determined living

13/03/2018

Welcome to the leading trade fair on "Self-determined living"! Welcome to the REHACARE International in Düsseldorf!
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Accessibility of doctors' offices? – A review of the situation in Hamburg

29/06/2017

People with disabilities are frequently faced with medical practices which are not accessible. The German Patient Initiative Association has therefor created a detailed check list to assess the situation in Hamburg. What kind of criteria are called up and how the project "Accessibility in Medical Practices" could continue, Kerstin Hagemann tells REHACARE.com in an interview.
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Generation-friendly shopping at akzenta

24/05/2016

Everyday shopping experience should be easy to handle and as accessible as possible for all customers. Whether for parents with buggies, people with disabilities or seniors. We had a closer look at a supermarket in Wuppertal, Germany – called akzenta. Here the "employee" is a basic factor for accessibility.
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