Paul Chamberlain and Claire Craig in Luxembourg reporting on the first year of their European project NESTORE

Image of a woman holding a map from an "exhibition-in-a-box". Image courtesy of NESTORE project's Professor Paul Chamberlain. With NESTORE and EC logos.

Professor Paul Chamberlain and Dr Claire Craig are responsible for leading the co-design in the development of a digital companion – NESTORE (Non-intrusive Empowering Solutions and Technologies for Older people to Retain Everyday life activity) – who, like the mythological Nestor, can give advice to older people so that they can maintain their wellbeing and independence at home. Read more about […]

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“Exhibition-in-a-box”: NESTORE’s road to co-creation

Image of a woman holding a map from an "exhibition-in-a-box". Image courtesy of NESTORE project's Professor Paul Chamberlain. With NESTORE and EC logos.

Literature highlights that the reason for non-acceptance of health technologies is complex. The context where the technologies will operate and how they relate to the end users’ lives are key factors. Involvement of end users throughout the process is therefore key to successful adoption. Researchers in Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University have dedicated the last four months to engaging with […]

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First NESTORE co-creation workshop takes place in Sheffield, UK

Image of a woman holding a map from an "exhibition-in-a-box". Image courtesy of NESTORE project's Professor Paul Chamberlain. With NESTORE and EC logos.

A key strength of the methodological approach followed in NESTORE is the engagement of end-users at all stages of the design process. Participatory methods permeate every aspect of the research in order to ensure that the end-product reflects the community’s needs and perceptions. It was with great excitement therefore that February saw the coming together of the ‘expert-by-experience’ group in […]

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NESTORE: Novel Empowering Solutions and Technologies for Older people to Retain Everyday life activities

Image of a woman holding a map from an "exhibition-in-a-box". Image courtesy of NESTORE project's Professor Paul Chamberlain. With NESTORE and EC logos.

The NESTORE ‘expert by experience group’ (EBE) met this week at Lab4Living in Sheffield to reflect and build upon the initial findings from the community living older people workshops that have been conducted over the past two months in the UK. The workshops have explored what is meaningful in people lives and adopts the “exhibition-in-a-box” method developed and facilitated by […]

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Around the world in 100 days with Lab4Living

Lab4Living projects map Spring 2019

The Easter break has given the Lab4Living team time to reflect on the year so far, and the opportunities our team have been able to explore. From Dundee to Plymouth, from Bristol to Bangor, and many places in between, we’ve been lucky enough to work with partners across the length and breadth of the UK. Internationally, too, the team have […]

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