The ChAdOx1 nCov-2019 coronavirus vaccine, developed by teams at the University of Oxford, has been shown to trigger a robust immune response in healthy adults aged 56-69 and those over 70 years of age. The data, published today in The Lancet, suggest that one of the groups most vulnerable to serious illness, and death from COVID-19, […]
Culturally competent robots could improve mental health and loneliness in older people The evaluation of CARESSES, the largest ever global study investigating the use of culturally competent robots in caring for the elderly, has been completed.
Mark Brill, a Senior Lecturer in Creative Advertising from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has helped to launch an initiative to help alleviate isolation for care home residents and keep them connected to their families. At UCA, Mark had previously worked on research into the impact of music and technology for those living […]
The University’s Healthy Ageing Research Group has teamed up with the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub to support those who are self-isolating during COVID-19. Download and print a copy of the booklet The national version of the booklet is available to print and share with a loved one: Keeping Well at Home for print For the […]