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Principal Investigator Professor Dawn Brooker (University of Worcester)
Co Applicants; Caroline Baker (Barchester Healthcare), Professor Darrin Baines, (Coventry University), Roy and Ros Dibble (University of Worcester).
Research Team Within University of Worcester; Isabelle Latham (Programme Management), Dr. Simon Evans, Mary Bruce, Dr. Claire Garabedian, Teresa Atkinson, Jennifer Bray, Gina Dutton, Mike Watts and Professor David Seedhouse. Within University of Coventry; Dr. Amir Khan.
Delivering Excellent Care Every Day for People Living with Advanced Dementia: Namaste Care Intervention UK (2016-19) is led by the Association for Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester & focuses on developing the optimal every-day care intervention for people with advanced dementia in care homes based on the principles of Namaste Care developed by Joyce Simard.
The Centre for Technology Enabled Health Research (CTEHR) is delighted that Dr Katherine Brown, Reader in eHealth and Behaviour Change with CTEHR, will be presenting a seminar as part of its 2017 internal seminar series.
Dr David Ellard, Warwick Medical School - Warwick Clinical Trials Unit - University of Warwick, will be CTEHR’s next speaker on 31st January 1-2pm. Please see below for more information.
The Centre for Technology Enabled Health Research (CTEHR) have been involved in an innovative project launched by BBC Learning and the Wellcome Trust which is designed to get primary school children excited about science.
As part of a new strategy in Leicester, UK, people born overseas will be offered testing for certain infectious illnesses (tuberculosis, HIV and viral hepatitis) when they register with a GP in the city. We aim to find out whether offering early tests for these infectious illnesses in this way will result in GPs actually doing more tests and identifying more people with these infectious illnesses.
Facial paralysis results in weakness of the facial muscles, typically on one side of the face, affecting the facial function, appearance and communication of emotions. The objective of the project is to develop a working prototype and trial (through proof-of concept clinical studies) an inconspicuous, non-invasive wearable device (indistinguishable from normal spectacles) that provides discreet feedback on facial muscle movement and helps patients to continuously practise facial muscle exercises.