Project ID610
DescriptionA qualitative study of older people's views on and experience of receiving help from neighbours. Group discussions and semi-structured interviews with 23 people (9 U3A members, 15 voluntary service users) included topics relating to the neighbourhood, interactions with neighbours and getting/giving help.
TypeU3A-led research (not an SLP)
Year started2014
Source of referenceJanet Grime, Tynedale U3A.
OutputReport at:
Article in journal 'Access by Design ', Centre for Accessible Environments, February 2017, p45
Presentation: British Society of Gerontology Conference 2015
Presentation: Mobility, Mood and Place: Habitats for Happy and Healthy Ageing, October 2016
Paper: 'Older people's experiences of getting help from neighbours' was published in the journal 'Working with Older People' on 6 September 2018. See: 
NotesPrize winner in RITA competition 2013
Grant from Averil Osborn Memorial Fund, British Society of Gerontology