Action Alliance: Designing a dementia-friendly city

Lab4Living Dementia Action Alliance

It is estimated that 2/3 of people diagnosed with dementia currently live at home. However the complex environments and systems that are very much part of city life can act as barriers in enabling individuals to access opportunities in the community. A team of people in Sheffield have been exploring what can potentially happen when we start to design environments […]

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‘The Power of Sheffield Journeys’: Catalyst-funded project extends its reach

Power of Sheffield Journeys - expanding reach

The Catalyst-funded project The Power of Sheffield Journeys has extended its reach beyond South Yorkshire. The research project led by Lab4Living’s Claire Craig and Jayne Wallace at Northumbria University explores the potential of film and digital technology in helping older people to re-connect with meaningful journeys and build community connectedness. The work particularly seeks to understand how the arts (most notably […]

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