Royal Trinity Hospice is Utilizing VR to Improve Patient Well-Being

 - Dec 4, 2018
References: royaltrinityhospice.london & wareable
People living in hospice often cannot finish their bucket lists, thankfully Royal Trinity Hospice is now offering distinct VR experiences to help people complete the things they have yet to accomplish. Developed by Leon Ancliffe, managing director for Flix Films, these VR experiences utilize Daydream View headsets and are meant to be a form of virtual reality therapy. This initiative at Royal Trinity Hospice is currently running as an experimental study, but the hope is that VR technology could one day be fully integrated to help people in Hospice realize their dreams.

The current issue pressing this virtual reality program is that it doesn't make the conditions of patients worse. The study at Royal Trinity Hospice is currently working to overcome this by tailoring its VR experiences to not induce nausea, headaches, or other related symptoms.