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

CATCH member’s paper recognised in BJPsych Open as one of the 20 noteworthy publications

Kaufman K. (2020) BJPsych Open fifth anniversary editorial: This editorial celebrates the journal’s fifth anniversary by reviewing the history of BJPsych Open, what has been accomplished and where they strive to go (planned trajectory).

9 June 2020

Computerised speech and language therapy or attention control added to usual care for people with long-term post-stroke aphasia: the Big CACTUS three-arm RCT

Dr Rebecca Palmer announces The Big CACTUS monograph has been published in Health Technology Assessment. This is a full report of the randomised controlled trial of self managed word finding therapy on a computer. Find details of the computer therapy, study protocol, detailed results, health economic evaluation, fidelity assessment, patient and public involvement and an in depth discussion of how computer therapy can contribute to delivery of speech and language therapy for aphasia. The report also contains links to resources used throughout the study.

7 May 2020

Opening the GATE: systems thinking from the global assistive technology alliance

This paper describes international actions to collaborate in the assistive technology (AT) arena and provides an update of programmes supporting AT globally.

21 April 2020

iCareTech2020 Conference

The 2020 International Conference on Assistive and Rehabilitation Technologies

12 March 2020

New Publication in JMIR ‘Effectiveness of Upper Limb Wearable Technology for Improving Activity and Participation in Adult Stroke Survivors: Systematic Review’

The systematic review was recently published by JMIR based on research undertaken by Professor Susan Mawson, Dr Jack Parker, and Lauren Powell

23 January 2020

CATCH members participate in RESKO Conference in South Korea

In early November, Luc de Witte and Stephen Potter participated in the annual conference of the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of Korea (RESKO), which took place in Goyang, a city within the Seoul Capital Area.

26 November 2019

Workshop: Identifying facilitators and barriers for monitoring physical frailty at home using technology

On Wednesday the 8th May 2019 we ran a workshop on 'Identifying facilitators and barriers for monitoring physical frailty at home using technology' at Westfield Health. Dr Phil Joddrell who organised the workshop provides us with a brief outline:

20 November 2019

Hackcessible Returns!!

Hackcessible returned with a splash on Saturday Oct 26th of October with the Hackcessible Challenge. Hackcessible is led by Aejaz Zahid, Director of Innovation at South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System (and honorary research fellow at CATCH).

13 November 2019