Robot for Forgetful Elderly (まもるロボット)

Countries: 
Japan
Implemented by: 
University of Tokyo
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
II-5 (Mental health needs of older persons)
III-1 (Housing and the living environment)
Description: 

The robot watches the movement of a person with dementia and make reminders if the person repeats the same action. For example, if an elder is trying to take a medicine, it will make a verbal warning by saying "You took the medicine 3 minutes ago". It also watches where a person placed an item (e.g. in the drawer) and tells him/her where it is located.