Monthly Archives: April 2016

A busy week for the ALL INN project!

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A demonstration of the high tech facilities at the Clinical Skills Suite

This week has been all go for the ALL INN project. The Naidex conference in Birmingham on Tuesday was an opportunity to meet organisations with innovative independent living and assistive technology products and services. This should lead to some exciting opportunities and projects, watch this space for more information! 

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Product Design students visit ALL

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Leeds Beckett University Product Design students in the ALL warehouse

Students from the Product Design course at Leeds Beckett University recently visited Assisted Living Leeds. The visit was to set the context for their next project on designing products for assisted living, by giving a flavour of existing independent living products and services, and to help generate more ideas.

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Guest blog post

Our latest post comes from Phil Gleeson, Chair of FhITE and Vice-chair of Leeds Involving People’s Board who talks to us about what the groups do and plans for the future.

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When equipment says no!

 No one likes it when their equipment lets them down; whether it’s an office worker with a frozen laptop or a gardener with a leaky hose. But when you rely on it for day to day tasks and especially for being independent it’s absolutely essential it doesn’t fail. That’s where the Forum for Health Innovation Technology and Equipment – or FhITE – comes in.

With support from local charity Leeds Involving People, the forum exists to give members a voice on technology, aids and equipment – from raising issues to suggesting solutions.

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Dates for your diary

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Old Broadcasting House and Broadcasting Tower, Leeds Beckett University

The ALL INN project has some exciting events coming up.

 Firstly an innovation showcase as part of the Leeds Digital Festival. This will take place in the Clinical Skills Suite at Leeds Beckett University and will feature speakers on digital innovations for healthcare from IBM and Current Care, and the opportunity to experience a smart home fitted with sensors and monitoring devices to maintain independence and safety in the home. Please click on this Eventbrite link for more information and to book your place.