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The Amazings

One of seven inspiring start-ups funded through Independence Matters, The Amazings allowed passionate older adults the opportunity to capitalise on their life experience and offer their skills as short and long courses. Started through Independence Matters, The Amazings allowed passionate older adults to offer their skills as short and long courses.

Case study — 29/05/2012

Casserole

Casserole is a meal sharing service started through Independence Matters - it offers home cooked food, made by neighbours, for neighbours. Casserole is a meal sharing service started through Independence Matters - it offers home cooked food, made by neighbours, for neighbours.

Case study — 29/05/2012

The After Work Club

The After Work Club is a social network for men who don’t want to be ‘retired’ which started as part of Independence Matters. The After Work Club is a social network for men who don’t want to be ‘retired’ which started as part of Independence Matters.

Case study — 29/05/2012

Room for Tea

Room for Tea is a home-sharing network launched as one of seven inspiring start-ups funded through Independence Matters. Room for Tea is a home-sharing network launched as one of seven inspiring start-ups funded through Independence Matters.

Case study — 29/05/2012

Meet2Eat

One of seven inspiring start-ups funded through Independence Matters, Meet2Eat is a regional service for older adults that teaches a range of domestic, nutrition and kitchen basics to those that need it most. Funded through Independence Matters, Meet2Eat is a regional service for older adults that teaches a range of nutrition and kitchen basics.

Case study — 29/05/2012

League of Meals

League of Meals, one of seven inspiring start-ups funded through Independence Matters, brought older adults together to learn to cook better and waste less. League of Meals, funded through Independence Matters, brought older adults together to learn to cook better and waste less.

Case study — 29/05/2012

Gusto

Gusto is a cooperative for older adults in Shropshire, and one of seven inspiring start-ups funded through Independence Matters. Gusto is a cooperative for older adults in Shropshire, and one of seven inspiring start-ups funded through Independence Matters.

Case study — 29/05/2012

Grouple

Grouple is a secure online social network for the carers of those with dementia, launched as part of Living Well with Dementia. Grouple is a secure online social network for the carers of those with dementia, launched as part of Living Well with Dementia.

Case study — 26/04/2012

Dementia Dog

Dementia Dog is a service that provides assistance dogs to people with dementia. Dementia Dog is a service that provides assistance dogs to people with dementia.

Case study — 26/04/2012

A&E Design Challenge publication

Download the Design Council and the Department of Health's report on improving patient and staff experience in A&E: Reducing Violence and Aggression In A&E: Through A Better Experience. Download the Design Council and the Department of Health's report on improving patient and staff experience in A&E.

Report — 01/11/2011

Design out crime: alcohol-related

Using design to reduce injuries from alcohol related violence in pubs and clubs. Using design to reduce injuries from alcohol related violence in pubs and clubs.

Report — 01/03/2010

Building better homes for our old age

This guide looks at how independent living can be achieved through good design. This guide looks at how independent living can be achieved through good design.

Guide — 06/01/2009

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