- learn about the conceptual framework Hodges' model. A tool that can help integrate HEALTH and SOCIAL CARE, INFORMATICS and EDUCATION. The model is situated, facilitates person-centredness, integrated - holistic care and reflective practice. A new site using Drupal is an ongoing aim - the creation of a reflective workbench. Email: h2cmng @ yahoo.co.uk Welcome

Friday, February 08, 2008

New Dynamics of Ageing - cross-council research programme

A new website has been launched devoted to New Dynamics of Ageing [NDA] a cross-council research programme.

The first newsletter is available on the site and introduces specific research projects that include:

  • KISS – Keeping Individuals Safe and Secure: Safety and Security for Older People
  • Smart Clothing for Older People
  • Experiences and Uses of Technology in Older Age
  • Self Management of Chronic Disease in Older People Using Wireless Technologies
  • The Development of an Interdisciplinary Rural Ageing Research Agenda Using the OPeRA (Older People in Rural Areas) Network
  • Detecting and Preventing Financial Abuse of Older Adults: An Examination of Decision-making by Managers and Professionals in Health, Social Care, Banking and Asset Management
  • Quality of Life (QoL) in Older Age: Psychometric Testing of the Multidimensional Older People’s Quality of Life (OPQOL) Questionnaire and the Causal Model of QoL Under-pinning It