Dr Justina Liu and Dr Daphne Cheung of the Healthy Ageing through Innovations Areas of Excellence, received Smart Ageing Awards from the Golden Age Foundation for recognizing the impacts created by their innovative products funded by ITF for Better Living and other funding sources.
Dr Justina Liu’s team and Pok Oi Hospital invented the first Immersive Virtual-Reality dual-task training system that simultaneously provides motor and cognitive training to older adults with cognitive frailty. As of today, this device has trained more than three hundred older adults to improve their health. Justina and her team obtained the Silver Prize of the Smart Ageing Award.
(Hong Kong Short-term Patent: 32023070917.4)
Dr Daphne Cheung’s team developed the Music-with-Movement system for older adults with cognitive impairment to improve their cognitive and psychosocial well-being. More than seven hundred people benefited from this project, and more than 150 staff/nursing students were trained to use the system. This product received a Merit Prize.
(Hong Kong Short-term Patent: 32023075903.9)
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