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CATCH offers the last £5,000 voucher to work with industry and create a long-term partnership

The University’s Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) is offering its last £5,000 Innovation Voucher. The funding scheme was launched in spring 2016 to help launch new ventures which aim to improve people’s lives through technology. 

28 September 2016

CATCH is growing, welkom Prof Luc de Witte

At CATCH we’re growing again. After two Translational Researchers and a Marketing and Communications Officer joined the team earlier this year, we’re now getting ready to welcome Professor Luc de Witte, our new Chair in Health Services Research, on Monday 3rd October 2016.

27 September 2016

Valuing Active Life in Dementia Implementation Training Day in Sheffield

Sheffield Occupational Therapists met up to reflect on their participation in the Valuing Active Life in Dementia research study and to consider how the Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia – UK intervention can best be implemented in to UK occupational therapy clinical practice.

26 September 2016

ADHD: is there an app for that?

My name is Naomi Robertson and I am an undergraduate Psychology student taking part in an eight week research project as a Research Assistant alongside supervisor Lauren Powell and co- supervisor Dr Jack Parker.

23 September 2016

CATCH supports National Eye Health Week through co-production #EyeHealthMatters

Our sight: improving detection and support for older people with sight loss is part of the CATCH programme, “Collaboration Aiming to Build Occupational Therapy Research” (CABOT 2). In support of National Eye Health Week (NEHW), we’re sharing our findings so far.

22 September 2016

Games you should play today #Worldalzheimersday

Since the launch of the AcTo Dementia website 6 months ago, we have evaluated more than 40 different types of game or activity, reviewing over 400 apps in the process.

21 September 2016

CATCH September Networking Lunch: a great turn out for Dr Heidi Christensen’s showcase

September saw the big re-launch of the CATCH Networking Lunch series following the summer break.

19 September 2016

Consent Support Tool – helping health research professionals obtain informed consent

Two CATCH academics have published the Consent Support Tool, which aims to facilitate involvement of people with communication disorders in health research studies by helping health research professionals to obtain informed consent from them.

12 September 2016