Robotics In Social Care

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This briefing from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology looking at the potential for new technology in social care.

This POSTnote introduces robotic technology and the main ways it has been developed for use in social care. It reviews evidence on the impact of robotics on the costs and quality of social care and its workforce, and explores the main ethical, social and regulatory challenges to its use in social care.