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Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology

The demand for rehabilitative and assistive technology is increasing, as the ageing population and those with long term conditions aim to live with greater independence.

The needs for Dementia care is also increasing as more people are diagnosed with the condition.

The Leeds City Region boasts significant expertise in rehabilitative and assistive technology, developing technologies to assist the care and lifestyle of those with long term conditions including dementia.

Leeds’ ALLINN project is a unique collaboration between Leeds Beckett University and Leeds City Council focussing on developing a hub for assistive technology development and assessment within the Leeds city region.

Our other partner universities also have extensive capabilities in this area, including expertise in developing and using technology, but also experience in caring for and diagnosing people who require assistive technology:

  • Assistive technology product design
  • Human movement measurement and analysis
  • Sensors, wearable technology, and algorithm development
  • Mobility access
  • Hospital hardware
  • 2D/3D imaging and analysis
  • Software and application development
  • Speech therapy and audio analysis
  • Rehabilitation and adaptation to body change
  • Assistive robotics and robotic therapy
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Human computer interaction
  • Human behaviour analysis

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