Technology-based Virtual Reality Therapies

Project: “Connection for Caring and Compassion”
Partner: HOSPICE Casa Speranței Foundation
Beneficiaries: Children with incurable illnesses and their parents
Location: Bucharest, Brașov
Launch Year: 2017
Budget: 585,000 lei

The Problem:

For children with incurable diseases, therapies based on virtual reality are more attractive and more effective than classic therapies.

The Solution:

The provision of two Tech Rooms equipped with state-of-the-art IT and mobile technologies, here children engage in game and motion therapy sessions and online educational sessions.

Results:

More than 100 child patients and more than 100 members of their families were provided with complex multidisciplinary services as follows:
411 therapy sessions based on virtual reality technologies and augmented reality;
912 game and motion therapy sessions;
85 online educational sessions for children;
1,297 “classical” educational and counselling sessions for members of the beneficiary families;
4,437 respite care admission episodes;
2,564 kinetic therapy sessions;
313 socio-educational and respite care events, giving family members free time to solve other problems or to recover their forces.