Paul Burstow discusses the crucial link between housing and health in article published today in Health Service Journal. Paul co-chairs the Commission on the Role
Housing settings don’t always provide the choice and availability for people who use care and support services. That’s the conclusion in our report, published on
Dr Fabia Franco and Dr Anthony Mangiacotti tell us how, as part of their DMT-funded project, they and their colleagues are investigating the potential for robots to support music therapy in care homes.
Our recent case study of IMPACTAgewell®, developed by the Mid & East Antrim Agewell Partnership (MEAAP), showed how the project was supporting older people to understand and navigate the different health and social care services in their local area. Here, Sarah McLaughlin from MEAAP talks about just two of the many older people that the project has helped.
Led by the St Monica Trust, in partnership with the Housing LIN, we’re delighted to announce our support for the RE-COV project. The aim of the
Two characteristics of our new strategic framework are around encouraging multidisciplinary approaches to problem solving and working across sectoral and organisational boundaries. We hope this
Last month, we published a post about the work being led by Dr Gemma Burgess at the University of Cambridge. Here, Gemma, and colleague Dr Phoebe Stirling talk about their findings, and, in particular, how we define success in providing advanced telecare to older people and how this affects views of outcomes.
A new report, published by Nesta, captures the stories of those who participated in the Social Movements for Health Programme.
There has been a ‘revolution’ in the way that digital and online technologies, communications and media have influenced our daily lives over the past few decades. However, the same cannot be said for the role of digital and technology in care, health and housing. We are supporting the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN) to collate information and learning on this topic, laying the foundations for a set of principles which will showcase how best to achieve transformational change in the delivery of technology-enabled care.
With funding from DMT, a new commission has been set up to develop an evidence-based vision and roadmap for housing in the future of care and support. It will review progress of the 2014 Commission on Residential Care’s recommendations, taking account of COVID-19, and will consider all forms of housing services that provide care and support for older people.
Nadia Rostami is a Research Associate at Newcastle University and works on the DMT-funded project A Prebiotic Approach to Control Periodontitis, led by Dr Nick Jakubovics. Here, Nadia shares some of the vital work she has been doing to inform the re-opening of student dental clinics post-lockdown.