Deakin launches Digital Enhanced Living Hub to improve home care

News / Simon Parker / September 16, 2019

Deakin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Iain Martin today joined Minister for Education, the Hon Dan Tehan, at Uniting AgeWell Strathdon Community in Forest Hill to launch the Industrial Transformation Research Hub for Digital Enhanced Living, which is funded by a $3 million grant from the Australian Research Council.

The Hub will develop effective, affordable and safe in-home and in-residential care solutions, such as smartphone technology to support the mental health of elderly people and avatar learning tools to improve care for people with dementia.

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Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan opening the ARC Research Hub for Digital Enhanced Living