New blog from Anna Volkmer – sharing further info from last weeks 1st meeting of a group of researchers all interested in using qualitative research methods with people with communication difficulties and dementia.
First blog from James Watson sharing his plans and ideas as he embarks on his 1st year of a PhD at the University of Liverpool, researching variations in dementia care pathways and the health and economic impact.
New blog from James Watson updating on his progress after six months of PhD studies investigating the socio-economic and geographic variation in care pathways and the resulting health and economic outcomes for older populations.
Blog from Clarissa Giebel, discussing her work on creating a new local collaborative researcher and public community and going from not knowing many people to creating a buzzing network.
Blog from Clarissa Giebel, discussing new dementia care services and how researchers can support service evaluation, and don’t always have to lead the development of interventions.
Guest Blog – Using co-design methods to co-create technology with people with dementia and their carers
Over the last few years there has been an explosion of technology in healthcare. Ever since personal computing evolved in the 1980’s, followed by the Internet (or World Wide Web), patients and families can access health information faster than ever before and connect with others worldwide for advice and support. Mobile devices and later on…
Guest Blog – We need environments for people with dementia that are tech ready for social connectivity
Joanna Sun from the University of Wollongong discusses her work in her first blog for Dementia Researcher, exploring can care homes fulfil the needs of people living with dementia, their families and staff and how technology is being fully utilised.
Anna Volkmer is a NIHR Doctoral Fellow at University College London, in her blog she discusses her work to develop a new speech and language therapy intervention for people with language led dementia.
Paul Brownbill, is from the University of South Wales, in his blog he talks about ‘Quality of Life and the Role of Communal Space in Sheltered Housing’