Dementia is one of the biggest global public health challenges with about 44 million people affected worldwide in 2014. MatchLink investigates non-pharmacological interventions to cognitively stimulate the senses of people with dementia. It creates a game that combines the benefits from cognitive and sensory tasks to increase functional ability and promote cognitive stimulation. MatchLink incorporates sensory, visual, memory, precision, co-ordination, orientation and creative skills to stimulate cognitive processing and motor skills through tactile and visual means.
Designed by: Cassandra Seah of Nanyang Technological University for Ng Teng Fong General Hospital