Wave 102 Radio Interview with Dr Lesley McIntyre

Source: Wave 102 Radio
Link: Cafe Science Website

Lesley was interviewed by about her upcoming ;

In the interview she was asked about the work BESiDE are undertaking to generate evidence of what is needed in the future of care home design to better support older adults in maintaining their wellbeing, independence, mobility and quality of life.

She explained that she will, 

give an overview of BESiDE’s research findings and discuss plans of how this new knowledge will be disseminated into design practice. It will be of interest to anyone concerned with themes of ageing, wellbeing, technology, independence, and mobility within the built environment.”

She said that she hoped from some audience participation by asking,

“What would you want and need if you lived in a care home?”

Café Science was launched in January 2008, and has attracted more than 6000 visitors since then. The monthly events are informal discussions led by leading local researchers that allow members of the public the opportunity to learn more about the ground-breaking science happening locally.

‘Voices from Care Homes: Gathering evidence for better building design’ takes place at Avery & Co, South Tay Street, at 7pm on Monday, 30th March. The event is free and open to all and there is no need to book in advance but an early arrival is recommended.

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