Reflexion Health’s “Stand Tall” program — which was initially funded by a grant from the CDC — will bring the guidance of a professional physical therapist to seniors living in LAJH’s in-residence facilities. By using the rehabilitation company’s Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA) platform, the seniors will be able to participate in exercise programs tailored to their individual needs with progress remotely monitored by their clinician.
According to MobiHealthNews, studies of the program conducted with the CDC have demonstrated significant improvements in patient strength and mobility, according to Reflexion, thereby reducing the risk of dangerous falls as well as seniors’ dependence on assistive devices. Observing clinicians using the platform require no special training to use VERA, with one staff member able to monitor multiple participants while receiving feedback from the platform on patients’ form.
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