A proposal of a method to reduce burden of excretion care using robot technology

Keiko Homma, Yoji Yamada, Osamu Matsumoto, Eiichi Ono, Suwoong Lee, Mikio Horimoto, Takahiro Suzuki, Noriyuki Kanehira, Toshiaki Suzuki, Shinichiro Shiozawa

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Abstract

This paper proposes a new method for excretion care by use of robot technology. Excretion care is one of the most burdensome tasks in care, along with bathing care. Among the problems related to excretion care, transfer of the care recipient between a wheelchair and a toilet is the most acute problem. Therefore, we proposed a new transfer method for getting rid of twisting the coupled bodies of both a caregiver and a care recipient by replacing a wheelchair and a toilet automatically while the care recipient is keeping his/her standing position. Experimental results showed that the proposed method was expected to reduce the physical burden of the caregiver during excretion care.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2009 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, ICORR 2009
Pages621-625
Number of pages5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
Event2009 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, ICORR 2009 - Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 2009 Jun 232009 Jun 26

Publication series

Name2009 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, ICORR 2009

Conference

Conference2009 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, ICORR 2009
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityKyoto
Period09/6/2309/6/26

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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