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HalleyAssist® received Gold award from Good Design Australia in the Product Design – Medical and Scientific category.
Sept 2021

The Australian Good Design Awards continues a long and proud legacy of showcasing the very best in design and innovation to a global audience. The Awards are one of the longest-running international design awards, promoting excellence in design and innovation since 1958. Recognised by the World Design Organization (WDO) as Australia’s peak international design endorsement and promotion program, the Awards represent the diverse spectrum of design with 12 specific Design Disciplines covering more than 30 Categories and Sub-Categories.

The Good Design Award Gold accolade is awarded to entries that have not only met the criteria for Good Design, but exceed them.

Pictured:

Front row   Kate Flight – Compliance Risk & Continuous Improvement Coordinator, Baptcare.   Assoc. Prof. Frances Bachelor – Director Clinical Gerontology | MARC Research Director, National Ageing Research Institute.

Back row  Andre Ferretto – Founder and MD.   Prof. Aniruddha Desai – Director Centre for Technology Infusion, La Trobe University.   Assoc. Prof. Philip Branch – Swinburne University of Technology.  Tim Carroll – International Market Development

HalleyAssist® Finalist in Victorian Premier’s design Awards – Product Design category.
Announced April 2021 (delayed due to CoViD)

Established by the Victorian Government in 1996, the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards are an opportunity to highlight and celebrate local design capability. The entire HalleyAssist® team is delighted to receive this award for the human-centred design work and in the trial work proving full functionality.

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HalleyAssist® Finalist in the Ageing Asia Innovation of the Year –

Singapore in Dec 2020

Launched in 2013, the Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards was created by Ageing Asia to provide an annual recognition to organisations in Asia Pacific countries that demonstrate eldercare innovation in their business, operational and service models to change the way Seniors age. The first of its kind in the Asia Pacific, this prestigious annual industry awards is one of the activities held in conjunction with the Ageing Asia 2020: World Ageing Festival.

HalleyAssist® establishes a research project with Swinburne University of Technology

Research project, Swinburne University of Technology

The purpose of this project is to improve the ability of HalleyAssist® to detect unusual patterns of behaviour. By studying data generated by HalleyAssist® sensors during normal operation, we aim to obtain insights so we are better able to detect unusual patterns of sensor behaviour. Such patterns may indicate that the person using the solution is unwell or otherwise incapacitated. The primary activity of this phase is to evaluate the data collected from the sensors and evaluate against a number of models:

  • Anomaly detection based on simple models involving single or limited sensors
  • Anomaly detection based more complex models and aggregates of sensor

Data will be analysed and used to improve the design of future releases of the solution. Summaries of the data may be published in journals or presented at conferences. In such cases, only anonymous summarised data will be included.

Challenges of an ageing population

Research publication, Parliament of Australia

This publication provides important projections and statistics of the rapid increase in the number of people aged 65-84 years in Australia’s population by 2022, and how we must look at reforming aged care to meet demand. It covers community based care, financing models, regulation and planning, aged care workforce and future prospects within the sector.

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