Co-creating well-being experiences with assistive technologies

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Abstract

This chapter examines the WarmNeighbourhoods® AroundMe™ project which utilised a Co-Creation approach to develop a consumer-focused well-being service as an example of how design research methods can address issues centred around well-being. It considers the concept of Co-Creation, the inclusive involvement of users and key stakeholders combined with technological innovation to stimulate the development of creative and innovative ideas grounded in user need. The chapter offers broader insights into the use of assistive technology, providing a critical consideration of the current move towards solutions based on assistive technology in supporting well-being.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPathways to well-being In design
Subtitle of host publicationExamples from the arts, humanities and the built environment
EditorsRichard Coles, Sandra Costa, Sharon Watson
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter2
Pages34-53
Number of pages20
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9781351170031
ISBN (Print)9780815346951, 9780815346944
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2018

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    Holliday, N., Awang, D., & Ward, G. (2018). Co-creating well-being experiences with assistive technologies. In R. Coles, S. Costa, & S. Watson (Eds.), Pathways to well-being In design: Examples from the arts, humanities and the built environment (1 ed., pp. 34-53). London: Routledge.