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Communication is an important part of the DesHCA project.

Our goal is to make our process, and our findings, as transparent and accessible as possible so that people can have access a range of information around the project.



Feel free to scroll through the blogs below as they were posted, or click on one of the tags to see all blogs relating to a specific theme. You can also ask questions or request future blogs by contacting the team.

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An Introduction to DesHCA

The DesHCA project is all about designing better homes for us as we age, particularly if we experience cognitive change.
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Creative Home Mapping – An innovative insight into ageing at home

We are using a range of creative research methods throughout the DesHCA project, to help us to learn from our participants about what matters to ...
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Health & Care

Why Design for Cognitive Health?

Whilst we are most commonly aware of making adaptations and modifications to the home to support someone with mobility issues and decline of physical and ...
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Peer Researcher Insight

Building Forward

With good quality housing and effective adaptations supporting society and the economy, Ro Pengelly wonders how researchers and planners can engage community members for greater ...
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Adapting for an Older World (TedX Stirling)

The DesHCA team were thrilled to be invited to speak at the TedX Stirling event in January 2023. Watch the video below to hear our ...
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How Do You Make A Dream To Build Your Own Sustainable Home In Your Later Life A Reality?

What do you do when you cannot find your forever home that is heat efficient, affordable, eco-friendly, near your family and everything in between? Build ...
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