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Research – older people

See also research – social care and research – social care (continued) See also research – health and research – health (continued)     Dementia-friendly walks evaluation I & II: Paths for All (2017-2018) This evaluation project explored the second year of the dementia-friendly walking project. Paths for All were keen to obtain views of people living with dementia, their carers and other walk attendees regarding their experiences of attending the walks. Approximately 100 group […]

Buurtzorg: revolutionising home care in the Netherlands

Home care in the Netherlands is provided to the chronically ill, people with dementia, and individuals in need of end-of-life care following their discharge from hospital. It encompasses medical treatment and nursing services, such as dressing wounds and giving injections, as well as personal care such as help with taking a shower or guidance on coping with daily activities. Thus, home care is one of the most personal forms of healthcare. Buurtzorg was founded as […]

Learning about what matters most

The people you meet and the stories they carry have an incredible power. If you’re lucky you’ll meet people who offer such a different perspective, such insight into life, that it might just change the way you think. The trick is to listen, to reflect and to be open to that change. The new documentary Flourishing is about people who offer that possibility. Through the stories of three Sheffield families living with young-onset dementia, we are encouraged to […]

The Four Mile Rule

Jackon, L., Fielder, P., 2009. THE DEBENHAM PROJECT: The Four Mile Rule & Other Lessons. http://www.the-debenham-project.org.uk/downloads/articles/2016/4milerule.pdf A local application of co-production in relation to dementia sufferers in rural England. ______________________   A write up by Helen Sharp on the Ideas Hub: “The inception and journey of the Debenham Project is a remarkable story and one that continues to evolve as the community changes. Local volunteers have developed a range of dementia support services second to none in […]