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Transform Ageing: Arts participation, creativity can Make It Better

Arts participation is seen as a vital part of healthy ageing, especially in the South West and Cornwall, where a third of people will be aged over 65-years-old by 2036. Arts participation is seen as a vital part of healthy ageing, especially in the South West and Cornwall.

Case study — 12/10/2018

Brent Council: Keeping vulnerable young people safely in the community

Brent Council wanted to develop their support for children, young people and their families through our Design in the Public Sector programme. Brent Council wanted to develop their support for children, young people and their families through Design in the Public Sector.

Case study — 12/09/2018

Transform Ageing: Making the community care – meet Moments Cafe

'Putting the stigma of dementia to bed by having somewhere in the middle of the town with dementia slapped all over it.' 'Putting the stigma of dementia to bed by having somewhere in the middle of the town with dementia slapped all over it.'

Case study — 21/08/2018

Transform Ageing: A stitch in time – inside The Sewing Rooms

Transform Ageing has granted The Sewing Rooms £25,000 to replicate its project across three areas in the South West. Transform Ageing has granted The Sewing Rooms £25,000 to replicate its project across three areas in the South West.

Case study — 26/07/2018

Evaluating Transform Ageing – What we’ve learnt about learning

How combining developmental and theory-based evaluation approaches can provide space for learning and accountability in innovative programmes. Combining developmental and theory-based evaluation approaches can provide space for learning and accountability in innovative programmes.

Report — 17/07/2018

Hackney Council: Connecting services to support the health of tenants in private housing

Hackney Council applied for the Design Council’s Design in the Public Sector programme, funded by the Local Government Association, to find ways to deal with the health challenges some of their residents were facing. Hackney Council applied to Design in the Public Sector to find ways to deal with the health challenges some of their residents were facing.

Case study — 11/07/2018

The 100-year life: the role of housing, planning and design

How local people should be central to design, delivery and evaluation of services and the importance of developers, planners and local authorities creating age-friendly communities. An integrated approach to housing, planning and design to support people in later life.

Report — 14/06/2018

Transform Ageing: Getting to the heart of it

How the Transform Ageing team turned a wealth of community research into six innovation briefs. How the Transform Ageing team turned a wealth of community research into six innovation briefs.

Case study — 31/10/2017

Transform Ageing – Call for applications

We’re looking for social entrepreneurs with innovative product and service solutions to support healthy, happy and active later lives. We’re looking for social entrepreneurs with innovative product and service solutions to support healthy, happy and active later lives.

Guide — 13/10/2017

Design: Delivering a new approach to growth

Design Council's response to the government's Industrial Strategy Green Paper. Design Council's response to the government's Industrial Strategy Green Paper.

Report — 19/04/2017

Designing better beginnings for families

How Staffordshire County Council developed community-based solutions to support vulnerable families. How Staffordshire County Council developed community-based solutions to support vulnerable families.

Case study — 13/01/2017

Knee High: KidsConnect

Find out how Knee High winners' KidsConnect is helping families access the best free services in their area. Find out how Knee High winners' KidsConnect is helping families access the best free services in their area.

Case study — 26/04/2016

Sheffield Hallam University

Design coaching helped Sheffield Hallam University to develop a novel solution for safer breast radiotherapy Design coaching helped Sheffield Hallam University to develop a novel solution for safer breast radiotherapy

Case study — 15/04/2016

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