A virtual reality project is helping elderly people with dementia by recreating moments from the 1950s.

Care home residents in Surrey have been using cardboard headsets to watch a 360-degree video immersing them in the Queen’s Coronation Day celebrations from 1953. Dan Cole and Andy Garnett, who started The Wayback project with friends, made the re-enactment film with a cast and crew of volunteers, using a budget raised through crowd-funding. Read the article on sky.com

The WAYBACK is a virtual reality film series designed for those living with Alzheimer’s and their carers. It aims to recreate popular, positive moments from our
past – taking viewers back in time and immersing them in the sights and sounds using Virtual Reality. Visit the website of The Wayback

 

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