Profile Kate Rushton Show my name on the attendees list for events I am attending: Yes Last activity: on 04/12/2017 Joined: on 16/11/2016 Design quotient Research 1,178pt Idea 1,009pt Evaluation 269pt Collaboration 14,996pt Total 17,452pt Recent contributions (72) Contribution list Behaviours that may be seen in care-recipients with dementia (causes and tips for caregivers) - Example of Sundowning Alzheimers Society UK's information on behaviour changes that can be observed in people with Alzheimer's disease 4 1 Kate Rushton Updated on 11:18, Oct 15, 2017 Project Refit A private, non-profit organization dedicated to connecting veterans for live video chats to spread awareness and attack the issue of PTSD 4 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 03:41, Oct 12, 2017 Circumnavigating benevolent technology Tech needs a clear benefit for the user(s) and to prove itself early on. Otherwise, creative solutions can be found to circumnavigate it. 10 3 Kate Rushton 02:53, Oct 10, 2017 AlzWell Social Club Social program for people with dementia and their family caregivers by theAlzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter 0 1 Kate Rushton 04:02, Oct 08, 2017 2017 Caregivers and Digital Health Report Highlights from 'A Survey of Trends and Attitudes of Massachusetts Family Caregivers' (both adults and children, not just dementia) 3 6 Kate Rushton Updated on 04:29, Oct 04, 2017 All Alzheimer's Caregivers are Not Created Equal: Lyda Arévalo-Flechas at TEDxSanAntonio 2012 TEDxOrlando Learnings from research into the experience of caregiving by Latin American communities for their loved ones 1 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 05:14, Oct 03, 2017 Studies indicates 'Caregivers’ Willingness to Pay for Technologies to Support Caregiving for older adults is capped at approx USD 75/month. Highlights from an article published in The Gerontologist on 'Caregivers' willingness to pay which may prove useful in the ideas phase 2 1 Kate Rushton Updated on 11:41, Oct 02, 2017 CareMaps from the Atlas of Caregiving Atlas CareMaps: hand-drawn representations of a caregiver’s own support system to highlight what works & where there are duplications & gaps 8 11 Kate Rushton Updated on 13:14, Sep 29, 2017 Thought Starter: Seamless Support [Please Build on This] Ideas that meet underresourced/vulnerable moms, e.g. single moms who work, 'where they are' in their daily life for support that is seamless 2 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 15:59, Sep 21, 2017 Thought Starter: Circle of Care [Please build on this and create ideas of your own] Pregnant moms are paired with moms with lupus to learn from their experiences, then they support the next cohort creating a circle of care. 5 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 14:55, Sep 18, 2017 Thought Starter: Ideas that encourage self-discovery/assessment for moms and their partners suffering from postpartum depression How might we help moms and their partners recognize the symptoms of postpartum depression and help them find support appropriate for them? 7 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 04:56, Sep 12, 2017 Thought Starter: Ideas that Support Expectant and New Moms with Crohn's Disease & their partners, friends & family [Please Build On This] What products & solutions could be created to support moms with Crohn's disease at all/any stage from conception to 1-year postpartum? 1 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 13:18, Aug 23, 2017 Thought starter: Ideas that support pregnant & new moms with rheumatoid arthritis & their partners, friends & family [Please Build On This] What products & solutions could be created to support moms with rheumatoid arthritis at all/any stage from conception to 1-year postpartum? 4 5 Kate Rushton Updated on 12:38, Aug 23, 2017 Thought Starter: Ideas to address coordination and/or communication between HCPs for consistent care and advice for new and expectant moms How might we enable better coordination/communication between Health Care Providers (HCPs) & HCPs & pregnant/new moms? Please Build On This! 1 5 Kate Rushton Updated on 07:59, Aug 17, 2017 Diary of a Student Midwife An insight into the varied life of a student midwife and the challenges they face 0 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 12:36, Aug 09, 2017 Epilepsy & Pregnancy 'The combination of epilepsy and pregnancy might seem risky, but the odds are in your favor' 0 0 Kate Rushton 12:07, Aug 09, 2017 What New & Expectant Parents Search For 'Diapers to Diplomas: What's on the Minds of New Parents' - Research by Google 0 1 Kate Rushton Updated on 10:42, Aug 08, 2017 Maternal Journal 'A series of free creative workshops with artists & writers, for pregnant women with a history of mild/moderate mental health problems' 2 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 08:11, Aug 08, 2017 HealthUnlocked An online community for people to share their health experiences with others, ask for advice and receive support 0 1 Kate Rushton Updated on 13:47, Aug 07, 2017 Mommy Monitor A social enterprise developing a mobile health app for use by pregnant women living in Canada with “culturally competent” health technology 3 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 09:17, Aug 07, 2017 'Pregnant women and new mothers feel watched and judged' Research on young mothers felt significantly more scrutinised by family, friends and strangers than the previous generation 5 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 11:43, Aug 06, 2017 Perspective of a Midwife Excerpts from my Interview with a Midwife working in the National Health Service in the UK in a medium-sized town 1 0 Kate Rushton Updated on 13:03, Aug 04, 2017 Fibromyalgia and Pregnancy Evie's story of her experiences of Fibromyalgia and Pregnancy 0 1 Kate Rushton Updated on 05:45, Aug 04, 2017 Ask The Midwife An app that enables moms-to-be to contact midwives for advice 0 0 Kate Rushton Updated on 04:12, Aug 03, 2017 Home Start Pregnancy and Post-Natal Pal Pilot project to train local volunteers to provide pregnancy and postnatal support to mom’s to be. 0 0 Kate Rushton Updated on 13:44, Aug 02, 2017 Pregnant women often have to travel an hour or more to deliver in rural America Challenges of being pregnant in rural, remote areas of the USA 1 1 Kate Rushton Updated on 09:17, Aug 02, 2017 Pregnant With Type 1 Diabetes Personal accounts from pregnant mothers with type 1 diabetes 0 1 Kate Rushton Updated on 04:11, Aug 02, 2017 Boot Camp for New Dads® A father-to-father, community-based workshop for new dads in the US, Canada and the UK 15 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 04:08, Aug 02, 2017 “Roughly one out of every three babies born in [the United States]—or about 1.3 million children each year—are delivered [via C-Section].” That statistic is not an easy one to ignore! 1 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 14:40, Jul 30, 2017 Nicolette's NicoBoard A parent-facing application that maps a premature baby's plan of care and tracks progress in a way that parents can understand 0 0 Kate Rushton Updated on 11:43, Jul 30, 2017 Citizens’ Initiative Act A mechanism for allowing citizens to have their say in the legislation debated in parliament 0 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 11:08, Jul 30, 2017 Free pregnancy one-stop pop-up shop Example of a pop-up One To One Midwives centre in a shopping centre in the UK 1 1 Kate Rushton Updated on 15:49, Jul 28, 2017 Creating a Support Network Example of Cardamon - a curated friend-matching app for moms 5 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 15:14, Jul 26, 2017 Home Visits by Nurses help mothers and children, especially boys Example of Nurse-Family Partnership: a program for low-income, first-time mothers, where nurses perform home visits from pregnancy to 2 yrs 1 4 Kate Rushton Updated on 15:12, Jul 26, 2017 The Elwalker - Submitted on behalf of Lama El Desouky An elderly electronic walker 5 5 Kate Rushton Updated on 09:24, Apr 16, 2017 THOUGHTSTARTER: How might we improve the external physical environment and awareness of this environment to prevent falls? How might we increase awareness of external hazards or modify transportation, sidewalks, other surfaces etc. for fall prevention? 3 6 Kate Rushton Updated on 11:14, Apr 10, 2017 Insights from Workshop with the Sponsors and Advisory Panel Fall prevention is a broad topic and there's room for a range of ideas: incremental to radical, new to developed, and individuals/groups. 7 8 Kate Rushton Updated on 06:56, Mar 27, 2017 Home Design Apps Home Design Apps and Websites are used to help people plan home alterations. Can they be used to make a home 'fall proof'? 0 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 13:08, Mar 22, 2017 Spring Chicken A website for older adults with 'the newest products, the latest research, and the most up-to-date thinking' 3 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 15:15, Mar 18, 2017 Our City Love Taiwan Startup hires people with disabilities to collect and share information about accessible restaurants via mobile and cloud technology 7 4 Kate Rushton Updated on 11:01, Mar 18, 2017 ShoreGrip A chemical compound that when applied to a rock- based surface, makes it non-slip even when wet 0 1 Kate Rushton 06:30, Mar 16, 2017 Falls are $$ Falls are expensive in terms of costs of treatment, aides etc. and the cost of treating fall injuries goes up with age. 4 0 Kate Rushton Updated on 06:07, Mar 16, 2017 Fall-Related Stigma Many older adults resist fall prevention programs and dissociate from the topic due to a stigma around falls 9 4 Kate Rushton Updated on 05:27, Mar 15, 2017 B-Shoe A walking shoe that enables the elderly to regain their balance and avoid falling from B-Shoe: Israeli Startup 9 5 Kate Rushton 04:00, Mar 02, 2017 Lessons from Space What can we learn from programs for astronauts returning from space and adapting to life on planet Earth? 5 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 15:44, Mar 01, 2017 Sports Injury Prevention and Sports Innovations What innovations and ways of working in the sports field can be adapted and applied to fall prevention? 2 1 Kate Rushton Updated on 14:40, Mar 01, 2017 Thoughtstarter: Innovative higher ed products & services for people with criminal records, in the process of re-entry [Please Build on This] Innovative higher education products and services for people with criminal records and/or are or have left the prison system 4 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 12:19, Jan 16, 2017 Thoughtstarter: Who could we design for? 'Imagined' people who need to make progress in higher education and have particular pains/challenges - taken from Empathetic Persona Mapping 5 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 15:06, Jan 13, 2017 Thoughtstarter: Higher Education Products and Solutions for Parental Learners [Please Build on This] Products and solutions that make higher education more accessible and relevant to student parents 1 0 Kate Rushton Updated on 09:19, Jan 13, 2017 Thoughtstarter: Higher Education Remote Location Service [Please Build On This] A service that brings higher education learning to students in rural and remote areas 13 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 08:01, Jan 05, 2017 Thoughtstarter: Using Data to Optimise Student Experiences [Please Build on This] Using student data to connect students to recent graduates and alumni with similar test scores and recommend resources for self-improvement 18 4 Kate Rushton Updated on 07:42, Jan 05, 2017 Thoughtstarter: Spotify for 'On the Go' Learning [Please Build On This] Platform to build or download pre-prepared playlists from short audio learning chunks (5 to 15 minutes) and share for bespoke learning 10 8 Kate Rushton Updated on 02:05, Dec 27, 2016 The Workplace of the Future What Are the Skills For the Future Workforce? 2 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 16:10, Dec 10, 2016 Modlettes A just in time (JIT) peer-to-peer eLearning content creation and consumption tool 1 1 Kate Rushton Updated on 14:01, Dec 10, 2016 Admit.me Online social platform where applicants can get free admissions advice and connect with students, alums, and experts to get insider tips 2 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 13:50, Dec 10, 2016 Volunteering Online while Studying Personal experience of online volunteering through the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme 0 5 Kate Rushton Updated on 13:49, Dec 10, 2016 Makerspaces Should Universities have ‘Makerspaces' for students to go and experiment with new technologies to encourage learning through discovery? 2 4 Kate Rushton Updated on 13:48, Dec 10, 2016 Student Nurses taking part in army boot camp Student nurses in Scotland took part in an army boot camp to hone their leadership and teamwork skills 0 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 04:11, Dec 07, 2016 Thoughtstarter: Support for Career Changers Service for 50-65-year-olds considering changing careers (evaluating their current circumstances, their dreams & what is available to them) 3 0 Kate Rushton Updated on 09:52, Dec 06, 2016 Undocumented Students Stories from undocumented migrants at University and the challenges they face 2 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 11:40, Nov 30, 2016 Downsizing Support Site [Please Build on this Idea] An online / offline service where people aged 50 - 65 can be supported to make an informed financial decision on whether to downsize 4 4 Kate Rushton Updated on 12:49, Nov 28, 2016 FRIGHTFriday & Science Lates Unusual ways of engaging public with humanities research 2 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 05:21, Nov 28, 2016 The Future of the University Speculative Design for Innovation in Higher Education 1 6 Kate Rushton Updated on 04:23, Nov 28, 2016 Degree for Minimum Wage The problem of unemployment and underemployment of college graduates. What can or should colleges do? 2 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 02:39, Nov 28, 2016 Going to college outside the typical age range An example of a 7-year old college prodigy; someone in their 60s and a lifelong learner who taking / or have taken college classes 0 4 Kate Rushton Updated on 06:14, Nov 25, 2016 Degreed A platform to find, track and measure informal & formal learning experiences e.g. TED talks, MOOCs, articles & discover your gaps 15 5 Kate Rushton Updated on 11:55, Nov 24, 2016 Human Library Borrowing people instead of books to challenge your preconceptions and beliefs 8 11 Kate Rushton Updated on 09:15, Nov 22, 2016 Universities and their data Examples of the way Universities are using their data to improve student experiences 2 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 08:29, Nov 22, 2016 My University Experience A lesson in rote learning and not applying knowledge 0 2 Kate Rushton Updated on 05:27, Nov 22, 2016 Hackajob An online marketplace for companies to fast track their recruitment process by hiring engineers who have already proven their abilities 0 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 08:00, Nov 19, 2016 Learning on-the-go with microlearning Microlearning (learning on-the-go) can help keep knowledge and skills fresh and up-to-date for people who lead busy lives 1 6 Kate Rushton Updated on 07:01, Nov 18, 2016 Google Campus Startup Programmes: for Women (Campus for Mums 2016) and for 50+ (Founders over 50) Example of a multidisciplinary, focused programme for women and the 50+ achieve their dreams and learn in a supportive manner 1 3 Kate Rushton Updated on 05:51, Nov 18, 2016 Teams (11) View all Recent comments (3) View all link Kate commented on Healing Spaces | Re-imagining dementia care through playful, multi-sensory experiences 18:01, Nov 20, 2017 Hi Gabriela, How would your solution address affordability? link Kate commented on [UPDATED Dec. 26: New Video, Refinement Questions, User Journey] BrightGuide: Relearn Your Daily Activities By Watching Videos of Yourself 17:58, Nov 20, 2017 Hi Krysta, I am glad you are here. What is the science underpinning BrightGuide? What additional studies do you have to do to link BrightGuide and improvements in behavior of the person with dementia? link Kate commented on Watch me! App [Updated 12.20] 12:00, Nov 20, 2017 HI Jaap, How would you differentiate this solution from the Apple Watch?