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

Circle of Care for Home CC4H

Following the successful relaunch of the CC4H project by CATCH members and colleagues in March 2021 there is a newly anticipated project go-live date of June 2021 with stroke survivors for a 12-month pilot.

1 April 2021

Newly Funded Communication Partner Training Project

CATCH member, Dr Rebecca Palmer, has been awarded an NIHR Programme Development Grant to study Communication Partner Training with collaborators.

23 March 2021

Remote Home Visit: Exploring the feasibility, acceptability and potential benefits of using digital technology to undertake occupational therapy home assessments

New publication in the British Journal of Occupational Therapy written by CATCH members and Occupational Therapy colleagues.

16 March 2021

New publication: Occupational therapists need to be involved in developing and evaluating technological solutions to support remote working

CATCH members and Occupational Therapy colleagues have a new paper published in the British Journal of Occupational Therapy.

9 March 2021

New Published Article: Access to assistive technology for persons with disabilities: a critical review from Nepal, India and Bangladesh

Published by Taylor & Francis Online and co-written by CATCH colleagues at The University of Sheffield and colleagues in Nepal. The purpose of this paper is to analyse and critically reflect on access to Assistive Technology (AT) for persons with disabilities (PWD) in Nepal, India and Bangladesh. This analysis aims to guide the development of a contextualised generic AT service delivery model suitable for these countries, based on the best practices identified.

4 March 2021

New article “Exploring the Potential of Emerging Technologies to Meet the Care and Support Needs of Older People” published in Geriatrics

This article by CATCH PhD student Sarah Abdi along with Professors Luc de Witte and Mark Hawley has been published in Geriatrics and is available online at MDPI, a publisher of open access scientific journals. This Delphi Study provided experts’ assessment of the potential of emerging technologies that could meet older people’s care and support needs.

18 February 2021

New Publication in JMIR ‘Using a Commercially Available App for the Self-Management of Hypertension: Acceptance and Usability Study in Saudi Arabia’

This study by Catch members with colleagues in ScHARR has been published by the Journal of Medical Internet Research mHealth and uHealth. The study aims to evaluate the acceptance and usability of a commercially available hypertension self-management app in the Saudi context.

10 February 2021

Frontiers in Neurology, New Publication: Rehabilitation Before and After Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT) for Patients With Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Catch Professor, Susan Mawson, has collaborated with colleagues internationally on the article 'Rehabilitation Before and After Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT) for Patients With Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Consensus Guidelines and Recommendations for Best Clinical Practice on Behalf of the Autoimmune Diseases Working Party, Nurses Group, and Patient Advocacy Committee of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT)'

15 December 2020