Asia Pacific Eldercare Awards finalists announced

Bolton Clarke, Igenia, IRT and Beaumont Care are among more than 20 finalists from Australia announced in the Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards.

The regional awards which recognise innovative contributions to the industry will be held as part of International Ageing Week in May, an initiative driven by Ageing Asia.

There are 25 categories in this year’s awards in addition to the Global Ageing Influencer and Global Ageing Trailblazers awards.


Close to 200 entries were submitted from 17 countries Australia, China, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesian, Japan, Malaysian, New Zealand, Singapore, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, and the US.

The Australian finalists are:

Facility of the Year – ageing-in-place
Aveo Newstead
Igenia Lifestyle Lara

Best Home Care Operator
Tend Care Pty Ltd

Innovation of the Year – Community Care model
Digital Care by hayylo and integratedliving Australia

Innovation of the Year – Residential Care model
Fragrant Hill Mansion Sino Australian Aged Care in China Model by Sapphire International Holdings

Innovation of the Year  – Dementia Solution
Monday to Friday CD by Beaumont Care
The Melaleuca Wing by Bolton Clarke

Innovation of the Year – Food and Nutrition
RFBI Dine with Dignity Program by Royal Freemasons’ Benevolent Institution

Innovation of the Year – Product
The CaT (Conversation as Therapy) by Bolton Clarke

Innovation of the Year – Productivity
Industry-wide improved transparency by DPS Publishing
IRT’s BIDA platform
The ACHS Evaluation and Quality Improvement Program by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards

Innovation of the Year – Health Programme
Blisscare world Health Clubs for 60 and over

Innovation of the Year – Social Engagement programme
One Good Street by Bolton Clarke
Dimple Fairy Dust Fund by Dimple
The 10K project by Southern Cross Care ACT & NSW

Innovation of the Year – Technology
CareApp, HomeStay Connect
IRT Autonomous Vehicle Shuttle Service
Hector VR Driving Simulator for Aged Care by McLean Care and Deakin University

Best Active Ageing Programme – Community
Integratedliving Australia wellness centres

Best active ageing programme – Residential
Core Workout by James Milson Village

Best dementia care programme
Abrina Atrium Installation Project by Uniting Residential & Health Care Australia

Best smart care technology – solution
Hayylo

Best smart care technology – product
IRT’s Aged Care Locating Device
Hector VR Driving Simulator for Aged Care by McLean Care and Deakin University

Best solution to support ageing-in-place – Assistive
Homestay Connect by HomeStay Care

Best solution to support ageing-in-place – Wellness
Blisscare Health and Wellness Clinic
Hector VR Driving Simulator

Young Architect of the Year – Healthcare
Todd Paterson, KPA Architects
Ooi Wei Yap, ThomsonAdsett Pty Ltd

Architecture Firm of the Year
KPA Architects, Thomson Adsett

Wellness Integration of the Year
Blisscare Health and Wellness Clinic
Hector VR Driving Simulator

Interior Design Firm of the Year
Gilmore Interior Design, Meli Studio Australia

Project of the Year – ageing-in-place
Aveo Newstead

Project of the Year – residential care
Koh I Noor Contemporary Aged Care by KPA Architects
Uniting Care Gerringong by Meli Studio

Winners will be announced on 15 May at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre in Singapore in conjunction with the 10th International Ageing Asia Innovation Forum as part of International Ageing Week.

More than 1,500 industry representatives from over 20 countries are expected to attend the Innovation Forum to discuss access investment and partnership opportunities in Asia Pacific’s US$3.3 Trillion ageing market.

For more information visit https://www.ageingasia.com/index.php/aaif2019-conference-highlights.html

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