• Dr McIntyre giving talk
  • Researcher standing talking to audience of designers

Dundee Design Festival - Insights into Designing Better Care Homes

Watch this talk recorded live at the Dundee Design Festival

Dr. Lesley McIntyre delivers a fast, informative talk on how design has the potential to change the way we spend our old age – and how change can be delivered sooner and better. This is followed by a discussion with the audience of local designers on how to motivate change and the barriers faced.

How can architects and designers change the way we spend our old age?

What would you want and need if you lived in a care home? How easily can you move around, how comfortable is the space, is privacy more important than being connected – and would a dog or your own front door make all the difference?