This year sees a number of different things that gdewsbury will be working on and included in this will be their continued work with Community Lincs on the Ageing Better, Big Lottery funded project Talk, Eat and Drink in East Lindsey (T.E.D.).


This year gdewsbury are working with Community Links (www.communitylincs.com) on the Talk, Eat and Drink in East Lindsey project (TED) (tedineastlindsey.co.uk) (https://www.facebook.com/TED-In-East-Lindsey-498932383636711/?fref=ts) which is  Big Lottery funded under the Ageing Better programme and is looking at ways to reduce social isolation and loneliness in East Lindsey through talking, eating and drinking together. gdewsbury has also been working in partnership with ATEL (adaptivetechnology.eu) to produce a holistic assessment for technology.

There are also various papers published in journals throughout the year.



Two papers recently published, one in Care Management Matters which has just been published and is written in partnership with Person Centred Software and considers how to build skills from the bottom up.

The other papers in the April (Volume 17, Number 4) edition of Nursing and Residential Care (NREC) Journal which focuses on the “Best practice in the latest-care related software”.

More papers to follow.

This year also sees partnerships with MonitorGO and Person Centred Software.

Additionally this year we undertook our first expert witness in the area of AT.


Looking forward into 2015:

2015 will also see gdewsbury working on a new book (no title as of yet) and further developments of DTA including new training resource packages and on a new publication provisionally titled “telehealth assessments using a dependability framework”.



A few highlights from 2014 for gdewsbury:

This year saw the publication of DTA: Dependability Telecare Assessment tool. This person centred telecare assessment tool is the start of a set of resources to aid the selection of appropriate technologies.

Guy was invited to present at three key events:

  1. A presentation to the Norwegian Directorate for Health and The Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities to discuss telecare in Norway;
  2. A presentation at the British Computing Society Health Informatics Scotland for a webinar, in Edinburgh;
  3. A presentation at the EPSRC series on Inclusive Environments Translating practices and the operationally of universal design’ in Milton Keynes.

gdewsbury successfully won a research contract with the Open University and had a number of articles commissioned by Nursing and Residential Care Journal and the British Journal of Community Nursing.

gdewsbury also attended a number of conferences including the Care show, EHI Live, and Naidex.