Summer success for online resource supporting people with dementia

Connecting People, Connecting Support

In March 2020, Lab4Living, in collaboration with allied heath professionals from Alzheimer Scotland, launched Connecting People, Connecting Support, an online resource to support people with dementia and their families. The website hosts a range of interactive research-informed resources that promote quality of life. The website was designed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which prevented people with dementia accessing day centres and […]

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Dementia Together Online launches today

Dementia Together

A new online space where people with dementia, family members and supporters can come together and explore ways of living well with dementia at home is launched today. Lab4Living’s Dr Claire Craig and Helen Fisher have been working with Alzheimer Scotland to develop the materials at www.dementiatogether.online. The resource is launched today at 9am with new material being released every Tuesday […]

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Lab4Living’s ‘Journeying Through Dementia’ takes to Wales!

Journeying Through Dementia Wales

After successful pilots in Scotland with Alzheimer Scotland, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership and NHS Grampian, Journeying Through Dementia now takes to Llanelli, Wales. The Older Adult Mental Health Service at Prince Philip Hospital are piloting the Lab4Living intervention. Our ability to engage in and participate in activities we find meaningful is central to wellbeing. Finding ways to continue […]

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Lab4Living hosts first 100-Year Life project International visitor

Visiting scholar Sonja Pedell

Lab4Living have been pleased to welcome Sonja Pedell, Director of the Future Selves Lab Swinburne Australia. Sonja has spent two months with members of the team, sharing her research and engaging in a range of activity, as Lab4Living kicks off its 100-Year Life project. She commenced her visit by giving a keynote on ageing research of the Future Self and […]

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Lab4Living celebrates ageing at Sheffcare event

Sheffcare event

Lab4Living supported a summer event that brought together over 100 older people across 10 Care homes in the city. Over the last 2 years members of the Lab4Living team have been working closely with Kathryn Rawlings, volunteer co-ordinator on a range of projects including work focusing on the co-design of products in partnership with older people living in the care […]

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Monday 22 July 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Sonja Pedell (Associate Professor and Director of the Future Self & Design Living Lab at Swinburne University, Australia)

Sonja Pedell seminar (Lab4Living symposium) banner

Title: Advocacy for and co-design with older adults and people living with dementia Speaker: Dr Sonja Pedell (Associate Professor and Director of the Future Self & Design Living Lab at Swinburne University, Australia) Hosted by: Lab4Living Abstract This presentation will focus on advocacy for and co-design with older adults and people living with dementia – both are considered not only to be crucial to […]

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‘Fighting for Life’ – Claire Craig hosts play at Crucible Theatre Sheffield exploring issues of end of life care

Banner - Fighting for Life play (taken from Eventbrite)

Fighting for Life is a play by the renowned and award winning writer, Brian Daniels. Inspired by the experiences of the Findlay family it explores issues relating to end of life care. It is a powerful story about navigating systems, coping with the complex challenges that living with life-limiting illnesses bring, about the centrality of communication but above all it is a story about love, […]

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Dr Claire Craig: Sharing practice in Switzerland

Image courtesy of Claire Craig, featuring ZHAW logo

Dr Claire Craig was recently invited to ZHAW Institute in Switzerland to implement a module focusing on design and innovative approaches to healthcare. This is the eighth year that Claire has contributed to curriculum innovation and this module focuses on potential new and emerging areas of practice for the occupational therapy workforce in Switzerland. Students had the opportunity to learn […]

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Wednesday 09 May 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher (Senior lecturers, Product & Furniture Design)

Banner image for C3RI Research Seminar by Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher, courtesy of Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher.

Speakers: Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher (Product & Furniture Design) Title: Developing as a researcher: reflections on recent practice Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher are Senior Lecturers on the Product and Furniture Design course at SHU. In this seminar they will each share their recent ADRC-funded research. Although the research outputs of these two projects are relatively modest, they have each provided an opportunity […]

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