Case study: cross-cultural design workshops for healthy ageing in China 2016–2017

Fanke Peng, Li Hao, Katrina Recoche

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The ‘Cross-Cultural Design for Healthy Ageing’ workshops were held in Guangdong, China, from 2016 to 2017, with funding support from the Australian government’s ‘New Colombo Plan Mobility Program’. There were more than twenty projects generated under the program, which covered various topics relating to healthy ageing. These included chronic disease management, preventing falls and fall management, intensive care, social patterns and consumption patterns, social isolation, dealing with new technologies, dementia care, mobility issues, residential care, and community engagement, harmonious coexistence of the modern family model, medication management, creative ageing, and baby boomer’s new media socialisation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCross-Cultural Design for Healthy Ageing
EditorsLisa Scharoun, Danny Hills, Carlos Montana Hoyos, Fanke Peng, Vivien Sung
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
PublisherIntellect Books
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781789383089
Publication statusPublished - 2020


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