MyCognition HOME

Version: 1.9.0 | Cost: In App Purchases

Level 4 - Regulated
Country: GB
Category: Neurological Disorders, Memory Training
Released: 16/12/2016
Updated: 17/04/2019
Version: 1.9.0
Size: 212mb
Developer: MyCognition
Reviewed On: 12/08/2019
This App achieved an ORCHA score of 83%.

It was assessed as a Level 4 App. These Apps can be focused on general health or specific conditions and contain advanced and complex features that are subject to formal regulation. Where they collect data we assess their data use policies and compliance with relevant standards. Because they are health focused we also assess their compliance in the Clinical Assurance as well as the User Experience domains.

This App does collect data and it is therefore assessed and scored based on its performance in all the sections of our review.

Data Privacy
22.1/30
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Clinical Assurance
45/50
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User Experience
16.2/20
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Developer description
MyCognition HOME - Improved Mental Resilience, Self-Management, Learning Outcomes and Performance for the Whole Family ### Enjoy MyCognition HOME today with a 7-day free trial ### MyCognition HOME is an NHS and ORCHA accredited cognitive fitness programme that has a proven and direct impact on your mental resilience, self-management, learning outcomes and performance because it strengthens brain function and overall wellbeing. It can be used by you or for someone you care for, regardless of age. In just 15 minutes per day, MyCognition HOME provides the evaluation, insight and training required to help you perform at your best, both mentally and physically. ### “Really interesting app. Fantastic cognitive assessment, was fast, easy to use, and gave instant feedback through a personalised report. I now have my whole family using it, and even my 80 year old mother can use it easily on her own!” Customer on IOS device ### MyCognition HOME improves your cognition by monitoring and strengthening your brain fitness using the clinically validated MyCQ assessment and AquaSnap training game. It’s like having a personal trainer for your brain in your pocket. MyCQ monitors your brain fitness producing detailed reports. It assesses the key five cognitive domains; Executive Function, Attention, Episodic Memory, Processing Speed and Working Memory. These control the way you think and behave through your ability to plan, solve problems, recall, concentrate, and act with speed and accuracy. MyCQ then personalises the training app, AquaSnap, to ensure training is focused more intensely where most needed. As part of your cognitive fitness journey, the Healthy Habit programme is added to improve your lifestyle around Sleep, Hydration, Nutrition, Exercise and Social Relationships. ### “The cognitive assessment was incredibly accurate and gave a fascinating insight into our daughter’s mind. It correctly highlighted the areas that she struggles with, such as attention, and identified them as cognitive domains that require improvement.” Sam Danby, parent of a child aged 10 presenting with ADD ### Join thousands of people on the journey improving their mental resilience and try MyCognition HOME today. MyCognition app is approved by MHRA and CE-marked as a Class 1a medical device. If you are interested in cognitive assessment for schools, or your business or healthcare organisations check out MyCognition ED or PRO. Enjoy MyCognition HOME today with a 7-day free trial. You receive a licence plus an additional one for someone for whom you care. ### ABOUT US ### MyCognition is an award-winning science-based company dedicated to understanding and improving cognitive fitness. We research, develop and create products that measure and enhance cognitive fitness for use in personal wellbeing, education, business and healthcare sectors. We received NHS and ORCHA approval for mental health including ADHD, and a prestigious Education award from UCL for our research. We have completed over 20 clinical and real-world studies. ### SUBSCRIPTION PRICING AND TERMS ### Monthly - £8.49 Annually - £79.99 (Save £21.89) 3 Yearly - £219.99 (Save £85.65) Any subscription will automatically renew unless turned off in your iTunes Account Settings at least 24 hours before current period ends. You can go to your iTunes Account settings to manage your subscription and turn off auto-renew. Your iTunes Account will be charged when the purchase is confirmed. If you subscribe before your free trial ends, the rest of your free trial period will be forfeited as soon as your purchase is confirmed. ### INFORMATION ### MyCognition Privacy Policy http://www.mycognition.com/privacy-policy/ MyCognition Terms & Conditions (EULA agreement) http://www.mycognition.com/end-user-licence-agreement/ If you would like MyCognition to remove any data we have relating to you and your use of the MyCognition service, please email info@mycognition.com to this effect.
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We have identified that this App provides the following key features

General Information
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Carer Support
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Goal Setting and Gamification
The App allows users to set health and wellbeing related goals and may support games and challenges around achieving that
Alerts And Notifications
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Data Sharing
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Automated Guidance
The App uses the data it has to provide automated advice and guidance about a user's health
Wellbeing Tracking
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Data Collection

The data collected about users is/ isn't capable of identifying that it relates to them.

The type of data that it collects is classified as sensitive data.

(Identifiable and Sensitive) - Because of the type of data that this App collects it is particularly important that the App takes the security and privacy of that data seriously and only enables others to see or share this information if the user has expressly consented to this.

Data Use

The App does state that it won't share user data in any way with other people without the user's consent.

The App does allow users to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.

Data Security

The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.

The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained by the the developer.

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Professional Assurance

It was clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.

It wasn't clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.

Testing

It was clear from our review that the App had been involved in any clinical trials or similar testing to demonstrate its 'real world' effectiveness.

This app is a medical device and has a CE mark.

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Testing

It wasclear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

The App doesn't provide customisable features.

End user capacity

The App doesn't provide support for users with poor sight.

The App doesn't provide support for users with hearing difficulties.

Support

The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App isn't entirely free to use.

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