[Serious game, a link between institution and home]

Soins Gerontol. Sep-Oct 2016;21(121):24-26. doi: 10.1016/j.sger.2016.07.007.
[Article in French]


Serious game is a personal innovative technology to facilitate learning and social interaction. It can be used in a patient's home or in an institution. This training tool can also be developed for health professionals, especially accommodation facilities for the elderly. The objective is to integrate knowledge and know-how.

Keywords: accommodation facility for the dependent elderly; formation; health professional; healthcare; prise en charge; professionnel de santé; serious game; training; établissement d’hébergement pour personnes âgées dépendantes.

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Alzheimer Disease / nursing*
  • Computer Communication Networks / trends*
  • France
  • Geriatric Nursing / trends*
  • Home Care Services, Hospital-Based / trends*
  • Homes for the Aged
  • Humans
  • Nursing Homes
  • Video Games*