VIDEO: Reporter tries out John Coupland Hospital’s age simulation suit
0 Have your say To give hospital staff a greater understanding of the physical challenges of their older patients John Coupland Hospital in Gainsborough has purchased a suit which simulates the effects of old age.
And the hospital invited Standard Reporter, Shelley Marriott, along to try out the suit.
The Gerontologic Test suit (GERT), which has different elements that can be worn from head to toe, will be used to enhance training at Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS).
Each part is designed to make the wearer feel the physical effects often associated with old age, such... read more
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