Lessons Learned for LTC homes

Lessons Learned for LTC homes

We are pleased to draw your attention to an important report that was recently published on behalf of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table. It contains important lessons learned for the LTC sector. “Older adults living in Ontario’s long-term care (LTC)...
Social Impact Advisors

Social Impact Advisors

Earlier this summer, Lee St James was interviewed by Lynn Fergusson, partner and co-founder of Social Impact Advisors.  This podcast was released on September 2, 2021. Lee shares the story of how Social Robots was founded and the success of some recent pilot studies....
Mindy In the News

Mindy In the News

Our founder, Lee St James and Mindy were interviewed for a local news story in spring 2021 by journalist (Nikki Wesley) from YourTV Halton. Click below to see Mindy in action! Here is a link to the YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YpfWsCuoJQ&t=1s...

Funding for Pilot Study in Halton Region

We are delighted to announce that Social Robots was one of ten organizations in Halton Region to be awarded a grant from the federal Investment Readiness Program(IRP), funded by the Government of Canada. This is part of a national initiative led by Community...
Robot Sightings increase during COVID pandemic

Robot Sightings increase during COVID pandemic

During the COVID crisis, we are seeing a dramatic increase in robot sightings. In the past, adoption of robotics in North America was much slower than in the rest of the world. Fear of job losses, as mentioned in a previous blog posting, was seen as one of the main...
Time for Social Cohesion during COVID

Time for Social Cohesion during COVID

How is COVID-19 impacting your connections with family and friends? Social cohesion is needed now more than ever now that most of us are spending more time at home in response to the government. As the government mandates for how we must do our part to ‘flatten...