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Overview: Top topics of REHACARE 2019

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Photo: The De BeleefTV at REHACARE 2019. On the screen you can see a sleeping baby cat; Copyright: beta-web

De BeleefTV: How an interactive table creates joy for those with dementia


In Germany, nearly 2 million people are living with dementia. Many caregivers are confronted with helping patients and family members once they are affected. In the Netherlands, developers took an interactive approach and teamed up with a nursing home: The result was De BeleefTV, a touchscreen table designed to help people with dementia to connect with their environment.
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Photo: The MOTOmed loop for wheelchair users at the booth of RECK at REHACARE 2019; Copyright: beta-web

MOTOmed: motor-driven movement therapy as unique as the needs of users


Exercise and movement are important components of rehabilitation. In the case of chronic diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS), movement can have a positive impact and help ease some of the symptoms. RECK-Technik GmbH & Co. KG has made it its mission to help people with limited mobility to improve their activity level.
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Photo: Male with VR glasses, in the background you can see on screen what he is doing; Copyright: beta-web

Career of the future: Accessibility Professional


(Digital) accessibility is no longer a niche market and there is an increasing demand for skilled talent. That’s why many countries have already sought the support of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP). Soon there will be a Chapter that serves the German-speaking community called the IAAP DACH Chapter.
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Photo: The Merlin wheelchair at the booth of Wolturnus at REHACARE 2019; Copyright: beta-web

Wolturnus wheelchairs: custom and sporty with an award-winning design


Built for freedom is the brand tagline of Wolturnus. The Danish wheelchair and handbike specialist emphasizes ergonomics and stability. After all, for users, the assistive device is an extension of their body and symbolizes full participation in public and social life. REHACARE visitors were able to experience the exhibitor’s products first-hand.
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