Transform Ageing Programme Pack 2019

Guide
07/08/2019

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Inside you will find

  • Information about our Transform Ageing programme

This will interest

  • Those interested in a new approach to addressing ageing
  • People in later life
  • Social entrepreneurs
  • Public sector organisations

Transform Ageing is a pioneering programme taking a community and design led approach to improve people’s experience of ageing.

Bringing together people in later life, social entrepreneurs and public sector leaders, Transform Ageing examines challenges ageing communities in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset experience and aims to support social entrepreneurs to develop and deliver innovative product and service solutions to meet these needs.

Over the three years of the programme we will demonstrate that combining social entrepreneurship and community action with world class design practice can drive positive change, responding to the challenge of our ageing society.

News & opinion

Why community-sourced solutions lead to better resident health Communities are in a strong position to know what they want out of healthcare solutions – knowledge that has the potential to drive successful and scalable user-centred design, writes Dr Matthew Dolman. Communities are in a strong position to know what they want out of healthcare solutions

Feature — 24/02/2020

Transform Ageing through Design Here are three films that demonstrate the impact social entrepreneurs are making in their communities and how we supported them to develop and deliver innovative product and service solutions. Here are three films that demonstrate the impact social entrepreneurs are making in their communities.

Feature — 25/09/2019

Watch: Transform Ageing – Later life is for living 56 projects and counting! We’re proud to present our new film celebrating how our Transform Ageing programme is designing a better experience for later life. We’re proud to present our new film celebrating how our Transform Ageing programme is designing a better experience for later life.

Feature — 25/04/2019

Watch: Transform Ageing – Inside the Sewing Rooms Laura Scott is travelling to the South West to recruit 60 new Silver Sewers, who are aged over 50, to sew three banners representing the towns of Brixham, Paignton and Torquay. Laura Scott is travelling to recruit new Silver Sewers, aged over 50, to sew three banners representing towns of the South West.

Feature — 10/12/2018

Watch: The social enterprise that will Transform Ageing for people with dementia – Memory Matters Kate Smith founded Memory Matters with her sister-in-law, Laura Walker. Both qualified nurses, they are passionate about turning the experience of people living with dementia into a positive one. Their experience in the healthcare sector showed them that this wasn't always the case. Memory Matters is a social enterprise set up to turn the experience of people living with dementia into a positive one.

Feature — 03/12/2018

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