Twendy-One Nursing Robots (Twendy-One ロボット)

Countries: 
Japan
Implemented by: 
Waseda University
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
II-5 (Mental health needs of older persons)
Description: 

To address the need for nursing care, the nursing robot was developed to assist the daily life of the older persons, so that the elderly can continue to live in their own homes. The "Twendy-one" robot can use a finger that has a joint function and a spring in arms that are fit to touch objects of a complex shape. It can clean floors, carry patients around, and make breakfast in bed.