Improving the support for older people with learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge, family and professional carers, and end of life care planning for carers
This project is led by Oxford University and Open University, and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR 129491).
Kingston & St George’s University will host Work Package 4, led by Professor Irene Tuffrey-Wijne:
Work Package 4 – Investigate, co-produce and test a family based support programme to help families living with older people with learning disabilities to prepare for parental loss, transitions in care, and end-of-life care for carers.
The Project runs from September 2020 to February 2023.
- Further details about the entire project can be found on the Growing Older, Planning Ahead Project Website
- Further details about Work Package 4: here
LOOKING FOR FAMILIES to take part:
Families and people with learning disabilities helped us to co-design a set of conversation cards, to help them plan ahead for the future. We are currently recruiting families who would like to help us test a set of conversation cards. Watch this video for more information: