We are in the middle of testing and piloting "The Beatriz Lab : Alzheimer's Disease" with a long term care facility -- which includes the use of the lab in staff training, as well as volunteer training and family/patient/resident education. We will have data analysis from this two week pilot available to include in our information due on the 26th.
1. We will be releasing a video about the making of the Alzheimer's Lab, also called The Beatriz Lab, around the end of next week! We will definitely include it in our updates. 2. Pre and post assessment is integrated into our application. We have different assessments based on who you are, and what your area is. For instance, a medical student would use a different assessment than a family caregiver. Our assessments measure how embodying a person in virtual reality influences things like: 1) disease knowledge, 2) confidence to provide care, and 3) insight/perspective -- to name a few. 3. Both of our VR labs (The Alfred Lab -- Hearing & Vision loss and The Beatriz Lab -- Alzheimer's Disease) are being used in a variety of settings. For instance, one long term care facility uses it as a part of both their volunteer training and as a part of their family caregiver education and support groups.