Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the teams in each country are continuing to follow their own government guidelines. All mPower teams have adapted their working practices and the project is continuing to support beneficiaries through telephone and digital support. We encourage all who need support to get in touch. As a project we support those who are most vulnerable to the virus, and therefore want to do all we can to help at this difficult time. Stay safe, stay home and stay healthy and with our support we hope you will stay connected.

Since Covid-19 the mPower project partners have increased the use of technology to support the well-being of older people. mPower staff have maintained their support primarily via telephone and has included support for online food deliveries, staying connected…

The mPower partners are increasingly using technology to continue to help the elderly during lockdown. The teams have seen an increase in referrals over the last two months and have continued to offer support over the telephone instead of the usual face to face…

Since lockdown, the mPower team in NHS Western Isles have successfully rolled out NHS Near Me to all 10 of the Islands’ Care Homes. Working closely with the local Council, the team were able to arrange the delivery of tablet devices and provide support to Care…

The Western Isles mPower team have been instrumental in rolling out a new online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) app to support those suffering from insomnia, something that is on the increase during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

The use of the clin…

Health evaluation webinar

10th January 2020

We will be hosting a second Health Evaluation webinar with Dr Helen Alexander at 9am on Thursday 30th January. This is another chance to see Helen talking about using Contribution Analysis to evaluate remote health monitoring in Scotland, including examples of…

Drogheda Physiotherapists are offering Ireland’s first live virtual home-based Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme for COPD patients as part of the mPower project delivering digital interventions. The live, interactive classes which started in November allow ben…

Health evaluation webinar

9th December 2019

Our next webinar at 10.30am on Thursday 12th December is with Dr Helen Alexander. Helen will be talking about using Contribution Analysis to evaluate remote health monitoring in Scotland, including examples of the evidence gathered.

Helen Alex…

Our latest webinar is with Dr Graham Kramer – he will be speaking about a personalised and self-management approach to healthcare.

This webinar introduces people to Care and Support Planning and the House of Care Framework that enables Primary Care teams…

We will be hosting another webinar on Wednesday 23rd October at 3pmTransforming the future of ageing webinar with Rodd Bond

In this webinar,  Rodd will give an overview of age-friendly environment development princ…

Last week the mPower team in Dumfries and Galloway hosted over 80 guests at a truly informative two-day event. The team welcomed Primary Care teams to listen to key speaker Professor Peter Gore, a leader in the field of how to age well and increase vita…

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