Our work in action
Here, you’ll find case studies on some of the research and community awards we’ve previously made, as well as some which are in progress. You can search more of our academic and clinical research grant awards and the resulting publications on Europe PubMed Central.
Stories from our award-holders
A helping hand with insulin injections: training Healthcare Support Workers to support older people with diabetes
It’s best practice for people with diabetes to look after their health by injecting their own insulin. As people get older, however, they are likely to have other conditions that make this harder or unsafeFind out more
When Dr Oliver Todd from the University of Leeds embarked on a Dunhill Medical Trust Research Training Fellowship aimed at finding out whether blood pressure management is linked to an increased risk of falls, itFind out more
Following the success of our pilot Capability Development Scheme, we spoke to MKS consultant, Dan Fletcher, who helped us support seven organisations with fundraising, measuring their impact and financial sustainability. “It was clear that participantsFind out more
Events recordings and reports
If you’re unable to attend an in-person event to hear about our award-holders’ work, we aim to make recordings and short summaries available here, together with links to related material and resources.
Explore upcoming and past events and talks
Addressing age-related issues of hearing and/or vision through healthcare technologies: kick-starter event
Watch the recorded sessions from our kick-starter event in the run-up to our themed research funding call.
Watch all of the recorded presentations from our 2023 Annual Lectures on the topic of “creating age-friendly housing and communities together”.
We like to collaborate with other organisations that share our vision. We believe that by combining our resources and actively looking for partners with complementary capabilities, we can achieve so much more – and in the process, contribute to our own learning and development and that of the communities we serve.
View collaborative work
We’ve joined forces with the Alzheimer’s Society and Social Finance to carry out research into improving service delivery and to trial new funding mechanisms.
As part of our work on promoting a suitable living environment for our ageing population, we’ve partnered with Demos and the Centre for Ageing Better to demonstrate the “Triple Dividend” of having a national homeFind out more