Design School for people with dementia….

So yesterday saw me heading to Birmingham for an overnight stay. I’d actually snuck this one in as Tuesday was supposed to be a day of snuggling but I couldn’t resist the opportunity, and why? Well I would be seeing my dear friend Agnes Houston. Agnes was the first person with dementia I remember meeting … Continue reading Design School for people with dementia….

A National Workshop for Technology Projects in Dementia Care – Part 1

On Friday I attended the CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD: A National Workshop for Technology Projects in Dementia Care in Hull. I’d been asked months ago to speak at the event organised by Rosie Dunn, a Postdoctoral Research Assistant from the University of Hull. I’d been helping Rosie with the new Caregiverspro project in giving my opinion on the … Continue reading A National Workshop for Technology Projects in Dementia Care – Part 1

A Trundle to Bonnie Scotland……..

Long blog sorry! But hopefully full of interest….. On Monday I was up bright and early for a trundle north to Scotland. Stirling University was hosting its second International Masterclass on Dementia Care, Design and Ageing (IMDDA). IMDDA brings together experts from across the globe to discuss ideas from design innovation through research to policy … Continue reading A Trundle to Bonnie Scotland……..

A Diagnosis is the Beginning of a Different Life…….

That was the title of the talk I gave on Wednesday at the Annual Humber NHS Foundation Trust Research Conference. The Conference was: ‘Developing a City of Research” Always a nice change to do something local and I love working with my local research team, led by Cathryn Hart. Cathryn had asked me sometime last … Continue reading A Diagnosis is the Beginning of a Different Life…….