Environments of Ageing

Theme 1

The work package links with the “Ageing Well in Wales” initiative and specifically with “age-friendly and dementia supportive communities” streams. It will cover themes associated with existing strengths, for example, accommodation and care - residential, improving home care including telecare; prisons; outdoor environments- age-friendly and dementia supportive communities; transport; housing; climate change and emergency preparedness; rural, and deprived area issues; technologies of ageing.

Outputs of this work package include:

  • Increased grant capture on identified themes or other prestigious funding sources.
  • High impact publications
  • Developing early career researchers and fellows in these areas
  • Work with business and industry to enable products and services to be developed
  • Engagement activities targeted at academics, policy makers, public
  • Produce case studies of findings from research that has been implemented to achieve better functioning of social care service delivery and better health and well-being outcomes
Details of Work Package Lead
Dr Charles Musselwhite - Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University
Dr Jo Hudson
Professor Norah Keating