Keep up to date with all the latest CATCH news and developments

The British Geriatric Society 2020

Catch PhD Researcher is Highly Commended for their entry in the 2020 British Society of Gerontology Stirling Prize competition.

24 September 2020

New Publication in JMIR ‘Emerging Technologies With Potential Care and Support Applications for Older People: Review of Gray Literature’

This review co-written by CATCH members and published by the Journal of Medical Internet Research Aging aimed to gain an overview of emerging technologies with potential care and support applications for older people, particularly for those living at home.

25 August 2020

The Global Alliance of Assistive Technology Organizations

CATCH Professor Luc de Witte appointed as President of GAATO: The Global Alliance of Assistive Technology Organizations.

19 August 2020

Stepping Out to Save Lives

A successful project and collaboration between the University of Sheffield and the Community Health Division of Bangalore Baptist Hospital.

5 August 2020

Published Article on Taylor & Francis Online: Dimensions of invisibility – insights into the daily realities of persons with disabilities living in rural communities in India

Professor Luc de Witte's article has been published on Taylor & Francis Online, Open Access and will be assigned to the latest issue of Disability & Society.

14 July 2020

Publication: ‘Usability, Acceptability, and Effectiveness of Web-Based Conversational Agents to Facilitate Problem Solving in Older Adults: Controlled Study’

Our colleagues at the University of Sheffield have released a new publication in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. The results of the study support the potential of chatbots to deliver psychotherapy during Covid-19 and to play a key role in helping people with issues around their health and wellbeing.

18 June 2020

Spotlight on Telemedicine in ongoing Heart Failure Care

Professor Mark Hawley has contributed to a new policy paper, 'Telemedicine in ongoing Heart Failure Care', from the Heart Failure Policy Network.

9 June 2020

New Publication in JMIR ‘The Use of a Smartphone App and an Activity Tracker to Promote Physical Activity in the Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study’

The feasibility study was recently published by the Journal of Medical Internet Research mHealth based on research undertaken by the CATCH team working with colleagues from the NHS and collaborating Universities.

9 June 2020