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The annual Ageing Asia Innovation Forum (AAIF) is an international platform held annually in Singapore that connects CEO level business, government and community leaders to invest and collaborate on business opportunities in Real Estate, Healthcare, Wellness, Finance, Technology and Senior Care. AAIF aims to showcase the world’s most innovative models of care that will improve quality of living and happiness of older adults in Asia Pacific, focusing on Healthy Ageing, Independent Ageing and Dignified Ageing.

The 2017 theme of ‘Future of Integrated Care: Housing, Health & Communities’ was chosen to reflect the changing needs of ageing baby boomers who desire to age- in-place, with relevant housing, health and communities services that can evolve to suit their changing requirements as they age.

Join us on 25-26 April 2017 at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore where we will be showcasing the world’s most innovative and sustainable housing, healthcare, wellbeing and community. Don't miss the chance to meet over 500 industry representatives from over 20 countries to access investment and partnership opportunities in Asia Pacific’s US$3.3 Trillion ageing market.

What's New in 2017!


List of confirmed Global Ageing Innovation Expert Speakers:

  • Ms Pirkko Mattila, Minister of Social Affairs & Health, Government of Finland
  • H.E Scott Wightman, British High Commissioner to Singapore, The United Kingdom
  • H.E Paula Parviainen, Ambassador, Embassy of Finland in Singapore, Government of Finland
  • Mr Arthur Koumoukelis, Partner, Dentons Australia (formerly Gadens), Australia
  • Ms Carol Allen, CEO, Sapphire International, Australia
  • Dr Elsie Hui, Consultant and Chief of Service of the Department of Medicine and Geriatrics at Shatin Hospital, and Cluster Coordinator of the Community Geriatric Assessment Team of New Territories East Cluster, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong SAR
  • Mr Gustav Strandell, President, Maihama Club, Japan
  • Professor Hiroyuki Murata, Professor, Tohoku University, President, Murata Associates, Inc.
  • Ms Jane Ashcroft, CBE, CEO, Anchor, The United Kingdom
  • Dr Kenny Tan, CEO, St Luke’s Eldercare Ltd, Singapore
  • Dr Lam Ching-Choi, BBS, JP, Chairman, Elderly Commission, CEO, Haven of Hope Christian Service, Hong Kong SAR
  • Mr Laurence Lien, Co-Founder & CEO, Asia Philanthropy Circle (APC), Chairman, Lien Foundation, Singapore
  • Mr Mike Orgill, Head – Public Policy, Airbnb, Asia Pacific
  • Dr Nart Fongsmut, MD, Board Member, Development of Housing at the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, Board Member, Sawangkanives Home for Thai Elderly and Thai Red Cross Society, Thailand
  • And more...


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AAIF2017 is held in conjunction with the 5th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards 2017, and is part of the International Ageing Week in Singapore.

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AAIF2016 drew over 580 C-level delegates from 17 countries

The event in 2016 welcomed over 580 delegates from 17 countries. In the past two years, we have welcomed Mr Daniel Reingold, President and CEO, RiverSpring Health and Dr Audrey Weiner, President and CEO, Jewish Home Lifecare as our international keynote speakers, masterclass leaders, and judges for the Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards. Read more...

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ABOUT AGEING ASIA INNOVATION FORUM

AAIF aims to create an annual platform to showcase business opportunities in ‘Ageing’ Asia; to connect and encourage private sector investments, and to create a more positive perception of ageing in Asia by focusing on economic opportunities. Our vision for AAIF is to stimulate the growth of products and services that will enhance the quality of life, functional capability and happiness of seniors in Asia-Pacific.

AAIF SG Event Objectives:

  • Knowledge exchange of global best practices in care for older adults
  • Encourage culture change to improve quality of care delivery
  • Translate global care models for local market adoption
  • Enable public private partnerships and increase capital funding for long term care
  • Network and establish partnerships with frontrunners in the business of ageing 


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AAIF2016 BROUGHT TOGETHER OVER 580 DELEGATES ACROSS 17 COUNTRIES

The 7th Ageing Asia Innovation Forum (AAIF) in Singapore gathered over 580 C-level delegates across 17 countries to exchange insights and identify the opportunities driven by Asia Pacific’s US$3.3 trillion booming silver economy.

Themed ‘Integrated Care & Ageing Friendly Communities’, AAIF2016 showcased 45 international and local experts in aged care and seniors living to share on their perspectives on the latest innovations and best practice models on integrated care and ageing friendly communities. Unique to the 7th edition, AAIF featured for the first time in Singapore two World’s first model - the World’s First Vertical Green House Model from the USA through an engaging keynote session by President & CEO, Dr Audrey Weiner, Jewish Home Lifecare, and the World’s First Modern Hospice from the United Kingdom, driven by St Christopher’s Hospice’s Joint Chief Executive, Professor Heather Richardson. 

View the AAIF2016 Event Highlights video here

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Some key highlights from 7th Ageing Asia Innovation also included the launch of the inaugural Ageing Asia Future of Eldercare Operations Seminar that ran alongside the conference, targeted at managers and care teams in healthcare and eldercare to access global programmes, innovation and strategies that help to increase productivity, improve capabilities and quality of care. As part of Ageing Asia’s give back to the industry, Ageing Asia extended to all Singapore Intermediate and Long Term Care (ILTC) service providers complimentary tickets to the Seminar 

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AAIF2016 EVENT SNAPSHOTS

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Conference Programme Overview

AAIF2017 programme overview

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Awards 2017 3 JanFinalists announcement for the Oscars of Asia Pacific's eldercare industry is out! Congratulations! Do check your inbox for the formal announcement.

The first of its kind in the Asia Pacific region, the Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards was created to provide an annual recognition to organisations in the Asia Pacific that demonstrate eldercare innovation in their business, operational and service models to change the way our older adults age.

Bringing together top industry leaders and professionals for the fifth time, the Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards Dinner Ceremony will be held on 26 April 2017 at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre to celebrate and applaud efforts that deliver dignity, health and happiness to the region’s older adults.

The 5th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards is held in conjunction with the annual 8th International Ageing Asia Innovation Forum 2017 held in Singapore from 25-26 April, and is one of the activities during the International Ageing Week in Singapore.

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This edition's Awards categories:

  • Innovation of the Year  NEW
    Best new concept executed by operator that demonstrates improvement in quality of life for older adults 
  • Facility of the Year – Independent Seniors Living*
    Provides the best independent living environment for older adults to age well with access to care and services 
  • Facility of the Year – Residential Aged Care*
    Provides the best 24-hour nursing care supported environment for older adults to age well 
  • Facility of the Year – Ageing-in-place  NEW
    Provides the most conducive environment for older adults to age-in-place  
  • Facility of the Year – Geriatric Healthcare  NEW
    Provides the best healthcare treatment, rehabilitation and medical services for older adults 
  • Best Home Care Operator
    Provides the best health and social services to support ageing-in-place 
  • Best Hospitality of Care  NEW
    Best hospitality service provided to enhance the experience and quality of living for older adults
  • Best Improvement in Health Outcomes  NEW
    Best programmes that improves the health outcomes of older adults
  • Best Rehabilitation Operator
    Provides the best programmes that enable improvements for daily living, strength, and wellbeing 
  • Best Active Ageing Programme
    Best interest group, activity group, performance group or special events project that encourages participation of older adults 
  • Best Dementia Care Programme
    Best activities, care model or rehabilitation programmes for older adults with dementia 
  • Best Day Care Programme  NEW
    The most dynamic centre-based activities and programmes that improve wellbeing for older adults 
  • Best Smart Care Technology  NEW
    Best technology innovations that enable independence, health monitoring and wellbeing improvements  
  • Best Technology for Operational Efficiency
    Best technology innovations that improve productivity, efficiency and quality of service offerings for operators 
  • Best Product to Support Ageing-in-place
    Best product that is of ease-of-use, elderly friendly, affordable and improves quality of living for older adults 
  • Best Silver Architecture 
    Best universal design with social, health and wellness engagement spaces for older adults (Developments that have yet to be launched are welcome to submit for this category) 


IMPORANT DATES TO NOTE:

  • Awards Ceremony & Official Dinner: 26 April 2017 

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2017 AWARDS JUDGING PANEL

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2016 EVENT VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

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2016 EVENT SNAPSHOTS


Awards 2016 9 May

 

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ABOUT THE ASIA PACIFIC ELDERCARE INNOVATION AWARDS
Launched in April 2013, the annual Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards is an industry innovation driven by Ageing Asia Pte Ltd. The awards is the first of its kind in the Asia Pacific region that recognises the best in eldercare product and service delivery. This prestigious industry award takes place annually, in conjunction with the international Ageing Asia Innovation Forum (AAIF) in Singapore.

The awards logo includes a human element that represents the importance of empathy and passion by the people who work hard each day to raise the quality of life for older adults.

4th APAC Eldercare Innovation Awards 2016

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Ageing Asia is pleased to announce the WINNERS FOR THE 4TH ASIA PACIFIC ELDERCARE INNOVATION AWARDS 2016!

This year, we are delighted to have received over 150 entry submissions from over 15 countries! Due to the overwhelming number of submissions received, the judging committee has decided to expand the award categories to recognise more outstanding works. The 4th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards is also held in conjunction with the annual international 7th Ageing Asia Innovation Forum held in Singapore from 26-27 April.

 

2016 AWARDS WINNERS & FINALISTS

Congratulations to the following winners & finalists:

PEOPLE’S CHOICE: CHANGEMAKER OF THE YEAR 2016
Recognition of outstanding personnel who possesses recommendable qualities and has contributed innovations, ideas or solutions that induced positive change

WINNER: Ms Evette Moran, Vice President, Mark Moran Group, Australia

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Evette Moran co-founded the Mark Moran Group in 2010 in order to lead by example in bringing innovation to traditional seniors planning. Evette developed the concept that life and ageing are to be celebrated and enjoyed. She set about disrupting traditional western models in particular by bringing in elements of design, lifestyle, food and hospitality based on holistic practices. She believes in and creates light filled resort style living spaces. Evette has won the highest industry awards and acknowledgments including for best design, best behavioural innovations and best world practice. As an innovator and industry disruptor she was the winner in 2015 for the Best And Most Enriched Staff Culture Program in Australia across all industries as awarded by PWC and Fairfax Media. She is also extensively recognised for her philanthropy, private business growth and family succession planning.

FINALISTS:

  • Ms Madeline Gall, Chief Executive Officer, Lifeview Residential Care, Australia
  • Mr Peter Bewert, Executive Manager  - Care Services, The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus, Australia
  • Mr Tan Choe Lam, Founder &Managing Director, Jeta Gardens (Qld) Pty Ltd and Jeta Global Pty Ltd, Australia & Malaysia
  • Mr Wong Kin Ming, Project Development Director, Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Limited, Hong Kong SAR
  • Ms Nindya Apriyani, General Manager, RUKUN Senior Living, Indonesia
  • Mr Tadamichi Shimogawara, President, Silverwood
  • Mr Then Kim Yuan, Administrator,Lee Ah Mooi Old Aged Home, Singapore
  • Ms Thilagavathi Thanapalan, Senior Centre Manager, SASCO Integrated Eldercare Centre, Singapore

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FACILITY OF THE YEAR - INDEPENDENT SENIORS LIVING
Provides the most conducive environment for older adults to age well with access to care

WINNER: The Tanner Hill by Hong Kong Housing Society, Hong Kong SAR
The Tanner Hill is a first-of-its-kind quality housing project for citizens aged 60 or above in Hong Kong providing 588 independent living units, a Residential Care Home for the Elderly (RCHE) with 117 beds, a Day Care Centre with 100 places, an elderly hub comprising recreational, catering and medical facilities as well as a wellness centre. Designed and built to be the epitome of leisure, medical and holistic care services, the tenants can enjoy carefree quality living and financial independence at the same time, while the hub will serve the community.

FINALISTS:

  • Ranfurly Village by Generus Living Group, New Zealand           
  • The Nest by Oasis Senior Living, India
  • Senior Living @ D’Khayangan by PT.Jababeka Longlife City, Indonesia
  • World Class Retirement Communities at the Canyon Woods by World Class Retirement Complex Inc., Philippines

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FACILITY OF THE YEAR - RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE
Provides the most conducive environment for older adults to age well with access to care

WINNER: Good Time Living Nakamozu by Orix Living Corporation, Japan
Good Time Living Nakamozu is a nursing home that features a university student dormitory, which was developed along with 'Big Casa Shirasagi', housing a total number of 1200 condominium units. It creates a lifestyle to allow the elderly and young people to live together. Moreover, the lifestyle is extended to the residents in neighboring areas to build a multi-generational community together. 

FINALISTS:

  • Apple Wood Saidaiji by Capital Medica Co., Ltd., Japan
  • Cryil and Amy Cheung Aged Care Complex by Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Limited, Hong Kong SAR
  • Villa Mee Suk Residences & Baan Mee Suk Nursing Home by Meesuk Thailand Company Limited, Thailand
  • Eden on the Park @ Kuching by Optimum Eden Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • Wynyard Care Centre by Synovum Care Group, Australia
  • Montrose Aged Care Plus Centre by The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus, Australia

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BEST ACTIVE AGEING PROGRAMME 
Interest group, activity group or performance group

WINNER: Exciting the senses by Mark Moran Group, Australia
Exciting the Senses programme integrates Mark Moran Group’s award-winning activities to stimulate the mind and engage the spirit and body to enable residents to ‘live younger longer’. From innovative arm-chair Tai Chi, to the Paddock to Plate program and specially prepared “My house my kitchen” meals to reactivate positive memories. 

FINALISTS:

  • Love The Way You Live! (Active Ageing) by ECONLife! Hub, Singapore
  • Bridging the Gap inter-generational program with Mount Scopus Memorial College by Emmy Monash Aged Care, Australia
  • Positive Energizer Volunteer Drama Community Promotional Project by Guangzhou En Shan Social Services Centre, China
  • Healthy Pathway @ Tampines by Health Promotion Board, Singapore
  • Festive “dance party” rejuvenation by blisscare® australia, Australia
  • Care x Runner- Run for Health by Institute of Continuing Education for the Senior Citizens, Hong Kong SAR
  • Building a Transdisciplinary Intergenerational Learning Community by Lok Man Alice Kwok Integrated Service Centre, Hong Kong SAR

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BEST ACTIVE AGEING SPECIAL PROJECT
Special events or projects that support successful ageing

WINNER: Positive Ageing Celebration by Lifeview Residential Care, Australia
Each year residents from all Lifeview homes get together to demonstrate their creativity and skills in a program designed specifically for them, a Positive Ageing Celebration. It’s a much-anticipated day of healthy competition, games, fun, laughter and companionship, where there are no barriers in relation to age and ability. 

FINALISTS:

  • Festive “dance party” rejuvenation by blisscare® australia, Australia
  • Care x Runner- Run for Health by Institute of Continuing Education for the Senior Citizens, Hong Kong SAR
  • Building a Transdisciplinary Intergenerational Learning Community by Lok Man Alice Kwok Integrated Service Centre, Hong Kong SAR

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BEST APPROACH TO SUPPORT AGEING-IN-PLACE
Improves quality of living for older adults, ease-of-use, elderly friendly and affordability

WINNER: SilverCOVE by NTUC Health Co-operative Ltd., Singapore
SilverCOVE aims to be a forerunner in helping seniors age healthily and happily within the community. It addresses wellness holistically: physical, intellectual, social, emotional, spiritual, vocational and financial; with focus on fitness and active aging. Components include fitness programmes, healthcare, home monitoring and alert facilities, courses, inter- generational bonding and other social activities. 

FINALISTS:

  • Serving Senior Customers at the Workplace by Centre for Seniors, Singapore
  • Ageing-in-place (AIP) scheme by Hong Kong Housing Society, Hong Kong SAR
  • PARO Therapeutic Robot by IDS Medical Systems (S) Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • Virtual Forest by Lifeview Residential Care, Australia

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BEST DEMENTIA CARE PRODUCT
Products for wellness, care or rehabilitation for older adults with dementia

WINNER: Memoriana by wissner-bosserhoff GmbH, Germany
Wissner-bosserhoff has developed “Memoriana” to achieve the goal of ensuring a comfortable life for people living with dementia, which is a great challenge for the society in the future. This concept was developed together with one of the leading universities studying all faces of dementia; The Sterling University, Scotland. This room concept, evolved from systematic assessment of the experiences from everyday nursing care, takes into account the special needs of dementia afflicted persons and nursing staff. Memoriana, a concept for the support of residents and nursing staff, ensures an optimized living and nursing environment and nevertheless focuses on the resident in his reality, vitality and uniqueness. The underlying idea is always based on the three corner stones of orientation, safety and independence to provide the best possible support to the resident in his particular daily life. 

FINALISTS:

  • PARO Therapeutic Robot by IDS Medical Systems (S) Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • Virtual Forest by Lifeview Residential Care, Australia

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BEST DEMENTIA CARE PROGRAMME 
Activities, care or rehabilitation for older adults with dementia

WINNER: Green Fiesta by Li Ka Shing Care & Attention Home for the Elderly, Hong Kong SAR
‘Green Fiesta’ is a tailor-made rehabilitation program for dementia elders to enjoy activities in natural green environment within the elderly home, which is a luxury in the crowded Hong Kong living environment. The word ‘Fiesta’ originates from Spain meaning a festival or carnival. Adding the element of ‘Green’ aims in enhancing functioning of dementia elders through green activities. 

FINALISTS:

  • Triathlon for Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) by Cyril and Amy Cheung Aged Care Complex, Hong Kong SAR
  • Memory Wellness Programme by integratedliving Australia, Australia
  • Intergenerational care and activities programme by Mark Moran Group, Australia
  • The Brain Trainer Exercise with Pepper by Sendai Television Incorporated, Japan
  • Music – Bringing life to this place by The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus, Australia
  • Spark of Life by Thomas Holt, Australia

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BEST HOME CARE OPERATOR
Delivery of services to support ageing-in-place

WINNER: Yushoukai Medical Corporation, Japan
Comprehensive medical support through the integrated team of multi-occupation: Doctors, dentists, nurses, physical therapists, dental hygienists, nutrition specialists, and so on. We offer 24-hours home medical care that can solve the every problem one-stop, and support “optimal health” of each patient according to his or her condition and residual function. 

FINALISTS:

  • Guangzhou En Shan Social Services CentreChina
  • Home Nursing Foundation, Singapore
  • Home Nursing GroupAustralia
  • Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council LimitedHong Kong SAR

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BEST PRODUCT TO SUPPORT AGEING-IN-PLACE
Improves quality of living for older adults, ease-of-use, elderly friendly and affordability

WINNER: Wrappon Everi Portable Toilet by Healthcare Matters Pte. Ltd., Singapore
The Wrappon Everi is an automatic portable toilet that is placed beside the bed and converts into an elegant armchair when not in use. It does not require water to flush. Instead, human waste is collected in a proprietary sealing film that locks odours and germs within. With the touch of a button, human waste is wrapped, cut, and detached from the toilet. The caregiver can then dispose of the packet hygienically. 

FINALISTS:

  • Anjels Elderly Care & Monitoring System by Anjels Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • EC-fit by Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Nursing Home, Hong Kong SAR
  • Quantitative Timed Up and Go (QTUG) test by Solutions 4 Health Ltd, The United Kingdom
  • KaisekiRyori Grande Cuisine by The Community Medical Support Network, Hong Kong SAR
  • HOMIS Home Medical Information System by Yushoukai Medical Corporation, Japan

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BEST PRODUCTIVITY INNOVATION IMPLEMENTATION
Improvement and development of processes, programmes and services 


WINNER: NEXT-PLATFORM by Yushoukai Medical Corporation, Japan
It is an urgent task for Japan to spread home medical care because of rapid aging.
In Japan, many of the primary care physicians are working alone. To provide it, they required a 24-hour. This is a heavy duty for them, so it is not increased. To solve this problem, YUSHOUKAI provide NEXT-PLATFORM, 24-hour support by own duty doctors based on the share of rules and computerized medical record system. NEXT-PLATFORM can increase doctors providing home medical care and patients provided it. Doctors are satisfied with their life work balance, and patients are satisfied with the rapid response of the emergency and being released from hospitals.

FINALISTS:

  • Spirit of Life (SOL) at Work programme by Mark Moran Group, Australia
  • Organisational Leadership and Retention through Staff Wellness - I like to move it move it by The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus, Australia
  • Improving kitchen and nursing productivity with ready-to-eat functional foods for dysphagia residents by The Salvation Army Peacehaven Nursing Home & Health Food Matters Pte Ltd, Singapore

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BEST REHABILITATION OPERATOR

Enabling improvements for daily living, strength, and wellbeing 


WINNER: Apple Wood Saidaiji, Japan
Apple Wood Saidaiji fills the gap between hospitals and nursing homes by providing “Revitalization Program”, a specialized functional recovery rehabilitation programme that offers medical care to clients who have been discharged from acute care at hospitals and those in the highest category of care. 

FINALISTS:

  • Blisscare Australia, Australia
  • Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Limited, Hong Kong SAR
  • Mark Moran Little Bay, Australia
  • PhysioWorks ECON Healthcare Group, Singapore

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BEST SILVER ARCHITECTURE – COMMUNITY SPACES
Universal design with social, health and wellness engagement spaces in the community

WINNER: SilverCOVE Senior Activity Centre (Singapore) by NTUC Health Co-operative Ltd., Singapore
SilverCOVE is a new Senior Activity Centre by NTUC Health. It is located at the ground floor of two studio apartment blocks in Marsiling. We envision SilverCOVE to be an eldercare hub offering a wide range of fitness, healthcare services and social activities. 

FINALISTS:

  • Centre of Wellness (Central) (Hong Kong SAR) by Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Limited, Hong Kong SAR
  • TWGHs Jockey Club Sunshine Complex for the Elderly (Hong Kong SAR) by P&T Group, Hong Kong SAR
  • St Matthew's Neighbouring Elderly Centre (Hong Kong SAR) by Simonchee Architects Ltd and Kam Wah Design & Engineering Co. Ltd, Hong Kong SAR
  • Holy Nativity Church Ming Wah Centre (Hong Kong SAR) by Spence Robinson Ltd, Hong Kong SAR

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BEST SILVER ARCHITECTURE – RESIDENTIAL
Universal design with social, health and wellness engagement spaces in residential communities

WINNER: Synovum Care Bellmere (Australia) by Paynter Dixon Queensland (Australia), Australia
The facility is a 120-bed residential aged care development. The design is the first of its kind in Australia; built as a Small Scale Community. The design allows residents, no matter their diagnosis, freedom of movement in and out of their own homes and into an ’active’ community. 

FINALISTS:

  • The Brighton Retirement Community (Australia) by Campbell Luscombe Architects Pty Ltd, Australia
  • Bethanie Peel Stage 2 by KPA Architects Pty Ltd, Australia
  • St Paul’s Residential Aged Care (Australia) by ThomsonAdsett, Australia
  • Shuangqiao Golden Heights Seniors Home (China) by ThomsonAdsett Hong Kong Limited., Hong Kong SAR

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BEST TECHNOLOGY FOR OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY
Reduces workload for staff, process improvements and new approach to care delivery

WINNER: Carefort Automatic Waste Packing Machine by Healthcare Matters Pte. Ltd., Singapore
The Carefort seals non-sharp waste material into a compact, flat pack. By sealing waste material at their point of production, it prevents exposed contaminants from being transported around. This significantly reduces odour and cross-contamination. The system results in manpower, time- and cost-savings from odour-control efforts, reduced volume and frequency of solid waste disposal 
and reduced customer complaints due to odour. 

FINALISTS:

  • CareGeneral Elder Care App by IBM Corporation, United States
  • Elsi Smart Sensor System by Maricare Oy, Finland
  • Senior Centre-based Solution for Active Ageing by Napier Healthcare Solutions Pte. Ltd., Singapore
  • LUV 1 by Nextan Pte. Ltd., Singapore
  • Automatic Tablet Dispensing & Packaging System (ATDPS) by Omni-Health Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • iMedOne Mobile by T-Systems Singapore Pte Ltd, Singapore

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BEST WELLNESS PROGRAMME – COMMUNITY
Encouraging wellness and promoting healthy lifestyle in the community

WINNER: The Brain Trainer Exercise with Pepper by Sendai Television Incorporated, Japan
This program is a humanoid robot, Pepper, visiting nursing-care facilities, providing the brain training exercise to including demented patients. It is a scientifically backed program supervised by Dr. Ryuta Kawashima who is a world- renowned brain scientist, and the essence of the TV program, The Brain Trainer Exercise, of Sendai Television. 

FINALISTS:

  • Love The Way You Live! (Wellness) by ECONLife! Hub, Singapore
  • Let’s play, live healthier and have Fun! by Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Limited, Hong Kong SAR
  • Rememory Stories by LumenLab, Metlife Innovation Centre Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • Seniors Enliven! by NTUC Health Co-operative , Singapore
  • Reflexology Garden by PT. Jababeka Longlife City, Indonesia
  • Positive Ageing, Health and Wellness Program by RDNS HomeCare Limited, Australia

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BEST WELLNESS PROGRAMME – RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE
Encouraging wellness and promoting healthy lifestyle in residential aged care

Winner: Team Ride around Australia by St Hedwig Village, Australia
This program designed to get Nursing home residents up and moving, using a Motomed bike to encourage participation from all the residents with different physical ability levels. The Motomed helps with passive, active assisted and active resisted training. A Physical Therapist tracks the miles done each week and marks them on National Highway 1 on a map of Australia, displayed in the room. They enjoy virtual bike tours on a television screen. The goal is to complete a tour of Australia as a group.

FINALISTS:

  • Paddock to Plate by Mark Moran Group, Australia
  • Peacehaven Hydrotherapy Programme by The Salvation Army Peacehaven Nursing Home, Singapore

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2016 AWARDS JUDGING PANEL

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ABOUT THE ASIA PACIFIC ELDERCARE INNOVATION AWARDS
Launched in April 2013, the annual Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards is an industry innovation driven by Ageing Asia Pte Ltd. The awards is the first of its kind in the Asia Pacific region that recognises the best in eldercare product and service delivery. This prestigious industry award takes place annually, in conjunction with the international Ageing Asia Innovation Forum (AAIF) in Singapore.

The awards logo includes a human element that represents the importance of empathy and passion by the people who work hard each day to raise the quality of life for older adults.

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