Independence Matters Design Challenge publication

Report
29/05/2012

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Inside you will find

  • Background to the Independence Matters Design Challenge
  • Overview of the process of the development of the seven services as part of the Design Challenge
  • Case study of Casserole, a home-cooked food sharing network
  • Case study of League of Meals, sharing cooking tips through collaborative cooking and digital channels
  • Case study of Gusto, a self-help co-operative to help adults do more in later life
  • Case study of Room for Tea, a short-term home-sharing network
  • Case study of The Amazings, a web platform for older adults to share their skills and expertise
  • Case study of Meet2Eat, a service that teaches domestic and kitchen basics to adults that most need it
  • Case study of The After Work Club, a social network for older men who want to do more after retirement

This will interest

  • Designers and entrepreneurs interested in creating products and services for older people
  • Charities and social enterprises working with older people
  • Anyone interested in our Independence Matters Design Challenge

This publication was produced to coincide with the public launch of the seven solutions developed as part of the Independence Matters Design Challenge promoting independence in later life. The report explains the Design Challenge process and the ideas which were developed.

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