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What have we learnt about using social robots in eldercare?
Together with his mother, Wang Long Li took care of his father, who passed away when he was nineteen years old. Wang felt driven to improve healthcare. He realised that if you pay attention to a person’s behavior early in the process of a disease, you can impact that person’s health as the disease progresses.Read More
Why it’s time for human-centred nursing home design
When you work at a start-up you know you have to solve a problem by taking the user perspective. In large organisations, like in long-term care, work has been divided up, there is distance between the leaders and users. When this happens, we forget why we are doing what we are doing.
What can we expect from VR in eldercare?
For some years, we've seen the evolution of immersive virtual reality (VR) technologies in eldercare. Done well, they are able to create empathy, understanding, and even awe.
Why a person centred education is the best education
A person centred education is largely defined by the child, project based, and involves the student, teacher, family and community as equal partners. Education that celebrates diverse forms of intelligence, values interdisciplinary ways approaches, and above all, is intrinsically motivated, giving children the opportunity to trust the direction and knowledge that resides within them.
How Personalising Interiors Improves the Lives of People with Dementia
This report shares key empirical insights around personalising interiors from the last 35 years. Whilst the ideas in this report seem simple and intuitive, they are not necessarily easy to do well. How Personalising Interiors Improves the Lives of People with Dementia is useful for anyone interested in bringing to fruition design ideas that help improve quality of life for people with dementia.
How you measure nursing home quality matters
It stands to reason that when you rate a care or nursing home as outstanding, good or bad, you need to be using the right measures for the rating to be meaningful. From working with organisations throughout the world, we've noticed that there is a great deal of variety in what is deemed to be important.
Why mother tongue education should become a norm
More than 70 years of research shows us that mother tongue education is especially important in the early years so that a child is given the best chance to learn to learn. From around the world, the evidence is resounding, educational, life and societal outcomes are improved as a result.
Why Lifelong Inspiration builds person centred nursing home websites
A nursing home website should be about the people that live, work, visit and volunteer there. Yet time and time again we’ve noticed that while a nursing home is striving towards greater person-centred care, their websites in no way reflect or support this much needed culture change.