There are many different long-term neurological conditions. Some of the most common ones include migraines, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and muscular dystrophy. In the UK and around the world, these conditions are a common reason why people have appointments Continue reading Meeting the needs of people with long-term neurological conditions in rural communities. By Dr Michael Toze.
Despite being the largest group of people who fund their own care, the perspectives and experiences of older people are largely absent from the debates about the provision of social care and well-being in later life. Our three-year study, funded Continue reading Involving older people in research into self-funded care. By Dr Phoebe Beedell
Pets in care homes HARG researchers are working with the University of Liverpool on a project exploring issues around pets in care homes. This project is funded by the Dunhill Medical Trust. Statistics suggest that around one in three people Continue reading Pets in care homes. By Dr Michael Toze
For older people one of the main issues is often loneliness, with 3.6 million living alone in the UK, of which 2 million are aged 75 and over. Age UK (2015) found that over 1 million older people stated that Continue reading TED (Talk, Eat and Drink) Project in East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. By Dr Jennifer Jackson
Care(less) is a new 360° film work by artist Lindsay Seers. Using a combination of lens based and digital 360° images, viewed within a virtuality headset, Seers explores the hallucinatory and embodied effect of VR. In this, her first work Continue reading Care(less) by Lindsay Seers
HARG were asked by Lincolnshire County Council to undertake an independent health needs assessment for people living with neurological conditions in the county. A health needs assessment is a way in reviewing the current resources available to meeting the needs Continue reading Developing a health needs assessment for people living with neurological conditions in Lincolnshire
Do you pay for your own care, and live in Lincolnshire? Are you over 65? Do you live in Lincolnshire? Do you have carers that help you at home? Do you pay for your care yourself? We are researchers , Continue reading Participant call: older people and self funded care – Do you pay for your own care, and live in Lincolnshire?
The Health Ageing Research Group (HARG) from the School of Health and Social Care and have been asked by the Public Health Division, Lincolnshire County Council to undertake a health needs assessment for people with neurological conditions (including migraine, epilepsy Continue reading ‘Health Needs Assessment for people living with neurological conditions in Lincolnshire – PARTICIPANTS NEEDED’
On Wednesday the 8th and Thursday 9th November HARG member Dr Claire Markham along with Dr Llinos Mary-Jehu, a colleague from the University of Birmingham, ran a 2 day workshop on NVivo for the School of Health and Social Care at the Continue reading NVivo Workshops