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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Claire Craig shares design research with Welsh therapists

Lab4Living's Claire Craig meeting Welsh OTs

October saw Lab4Living’s Claire Craig spend two days in Wales working with Occupational Therapists across Wales sharing a range of research informed design interventions and resources. Claire Sims, Head Occupational Therapist for ywel Dda UHB, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion County Councils and service lead Nicky Thomas specifically invited Claire to share her Journeying through Dementia programme and materials. These support […]

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Lab4Living’s ‘Journeying Through Dementia’: Living well with dementia in Scotland

Lab4Living - Journeying Through Dementia - Scotland

Claire Craig, Lab4Living has recently had two successful visits to Edinburgh to share her research relating to living well with dementia. Designers Tom Maisey and Helen Fisher joined Claire in her visits to Allied Health professionals in Edinburgh who are keen to take the supported self-management programme, Journeying through Dementia, forward in Scotland. This work is being undertaken in collaboration […]

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‘Journeying Through Dementia’: Where design meets dementia

Lab4Living and Journeying Through Dementia logos

Journeying through Dementia is an intervention that aims to equip people diagnosed with dementia with tools and techniques to enable individuals to live continue to engage in the activities they enjoy as the condition progresses. The intervention combines group work with individual sessions and was co-designed by Claire Craig in partnership with people living with the condition. The intervention is […]

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