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The findings have been used to promote a number of products which have been used to inform policy and practice.  The products can be found under the products tab on the home page or by this link.

 

Publications

Adelaide Lusambili; Angela Tod; Catherine Homer; Jo Abbott; Kath McDaid; Jo Cooke (2010). Keeping Warm: Social Connectedness and Technology (A Case Study of Rotherham (England): Technology and Health in the Elderly) The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society. 1(3). 

Tod A. The Keeping warm in Later Life projecT (KWILLT): a project to develop insight and social marketing interventions On: Warmer Houses Healthier Homes Website

NEA Today(2010)Technological visibility and keeping warm among the elderly December Issue 15. Page 22 

Tod A, Lusambili A, Homer C, Abbott J, Cooke JM, Stocks AJ, McDaid KA. Understanding factors .influencing vulnerable older people keeping warm and well in winter: a qualitative study using social marketing BMJ Open 2012;2:e000922 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-000922

Access this article on the bmj open at http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/2/4/e000922.full.pdf+html

 

Presentations 

2011 16-18th May: Keeping warm in later life: tackling money, mindsets and machinery. RCN Annual International Nursing Research Conference. Harrogate. England, UK (Oral presentation (Angela Tod; Adelaide Lusambili; Catherine Homer; Jo Abbott; Kath McDaid; Jo Cooke)

Keeping warm in later life: tackling money, mindsets and machinery

 

2011 30th June. Homer C. Tod AM. Will new policy address behaviour change in order to support the elderly to keep warm in the home? Health and Wellbeing Faculty Research Conference, Sheffield Hallam University.

Will new policy address behaviour change in order to support the elderly to keep warm in the home?

 

2011 4 July. Tod AM; Lusambili A; Homer C; Abbott J; McDaid K; Cooke J. Fuel Poverty in a Changing World. Faculty of Public Health Conference: Public Health in a Changing World. University of Birmingham

Fuel poverty in a changing World: Factors Influencing older people keeping warm at home

 

2011 July 18/19: Tod AM; Lusambili A; Homer C; Abbott J; McDaid K; Cooke J. Choosing warmth: factors influencing on choices regarding keeping warm at home in later life. Well-being 2011: First International Conference exploring the multi-dimensions of well-being. Hosted by University of Birmingham and RIBA (Poster)

Choosing Warmth: Factors Influencing choices regarding keeping warm at home in later life

 

2011 5 Sept: Todd AM; Cooke J; Keeping Warm in Later Life Project (KWILLT). National Cold Weather Plan Workshop. Skipton House. UK (Oral Presentation)

Keeping Warm in later Life Project (KWILLT)

 

2011 Sept 8-9 Tod AM; Lusambili A; Homer C; Abbott J; McDaid K; Cooke J. Factors influencing older people keeping warm at home Health and Wellbeing Conference: Royal Society of Public Health International Conference. London (Poster)

Factors Influencing Older People Keeping Warm at Home

 

2011 Sept 7-10: Tod AM; Lusambili A; Homer C; Abbott J; McDaid K; Cooke J Disjointed structural Systems And Keeping Warm for the Elderly in Winter. European Sociological Association: Social relations in turbulent times, Geneva /Switzerland (Oral presentation. One of under 200 selected from over 3600 abstracts submitted)

Disjointed Structural Systems and keeping Warm for the Elderly in Winter

 

2011 Sept 14-16: Tod AM; Homer C; Managing Energy Bills in a High Cost, Low Carbon World: Factors Influencing Older People Keeping Warm in Winter. NEA Annual Conference. A Green Future Fit for the Fuel Poor. Harrogate. UK (Oral presentation)

Managing Energy Bills in a High Cost, Low Carbon World: Factors Influencing Older People Keeping Warm in Winter

 

2011 Sept 26-27 Assets for health and wellbeing across the life course: International Conference. British Library Conference Centre, London. Crystallized intelligence an asset for health. Tod AM. Homer C. Gilbertson J. Green G. Lusambili A. (Oral presentation)

Health Assets for Health and Wellbeing Across the Life Course

 

14th October 2011. Homer C.  Keeping Warm In Later Life projecT (KWILLT). South Yorkshire Hot Spots Evaluation Event. Life Wise Centre Rotherham UK. (Oral Presentation).

South Yorkshire Hot Spots Evaluation Event

 

2011 Oct 16-19: Tod AM; Lusambili A; Homer C; Abbott J; McDaid K; Cooke J. Disjointed Communication and Keeping Warm In Winter for Older People International Conference on Communication in Health Care (ICCH). Chicago North Western University, American Academy on Communication Healthcare in partnership with European Association for communication in HealthCare (EACH)

 

2012-23-25 April RCN International Research Conference. London Developing and using pen portraits as a research output: influence on policy and practice  Tod AM. Homer C. Abbott J. Lusambili A. McDaid K. Cooke  J. (Oral presentation)

RCN Kwillt Pen Portraits Presentation 

 

   

Briefing Paper

CLICK HERE to download the KWILLT Briefing Paper

 

Response to National Consultations

Call for evidence by the Energy Bill Committee. June 2011

Fuel Poverty Hills Review  Response

Ofgem - Retail Market Review : Response to the consultation from the KWILLT research team    

 

Press Releases 

Keeping Warm in Winter for Older People - Rotherham NHS website

KWILLT Research - The STAR Newspaper

Helping Elderly Beat the Cold - Rotherham Advertiser

Ministers turning blind eye to fuel poverty, claims MP - Published on  Thursday 22nd September 2011

 

 

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