April - June 2022. This report provides key updates from our global community as well as an insight into our work.
Category: ACT Assessment
In Conversation with Slawomir Tobis
Slawomir Tobis from Poznan University of Medical Sciences talks about his extensive and varied career, including his studies in art therapy, as well as his interest in the field of geriatrics and passion for helping others.
ACT Quarterly Research Review
January-March 2022. This report provides key updates from our global community as well as an insight into our work here at Age Care Technologies®.
In Conversation with Ian Philp
IN Conversation with... Ian Philp In this interview series, Michele Boden, speaks to members of the the ACT™ Research Network. Michele Boden, Head of the ACT™ Research Network, speaks to Age Care Technologies® founder Ian Philp about his career, interest in Gerontology and development of the ACT™ Assessment tool and methodology. https://agecaretechnologies.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/In-conversation-with...Ian-Philp-1.mp4 GET MORE INformation Interested … Continue reading In Conversation with Ian Philp
How do we effectively prevent falls?
On average a third of adults over the age of 65 will suffer from a fall each year, with this number rising to 50% for adults over the age of 80.Often overlooked, falls can not only lead to serious injury but can result in further health complications.
Dementia care: understanding the complexities, challenges and inequalities
Dementia care: understanding the complexities, challenges and inequalities As a part of its ‘Decade of Healthy Ageing’, the United Nations, along with the World Health Organization, has highlighted addressing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias as one of the biggest challenges of public health planning for both developed and developing nations. The Challenge Early diagnosis is … Continue reading Dementia care: understanding the complexities, challenges and inequalities
How do we fix social care?
With an average of 105,000 daily vacancies advertised and a near doubling of staff absences in the previous 12 months to date, the adult social care sector is facing an incredibly though challenge in the recruitment and staff retention.1 Coupled with an ageing population, there is an increasing in need for reform within the social care sector and easier access to quality care providers for millions of vulnerable people throughout the UK in order to tackle rising levels of unmet needs.
The state of ageing and why we need to level up
Living a long and healthy life should be an opportunity that is open to us of all. Unfortunately, depending on where and when you were born, external factors can significantly influence and impact our health and the way in which we age.