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Living it Up (LiU) is a new programme in Scotland aimed at empowering 55,000 people to improve their health, care and well-being. LiU co-designed and delivered innovative and integrated information and products using familiar technology, enabling people to keep better connected with their communities as well as those they care for and receive care from.
The Living it Up Launch for Lothian provided an opportunity to:

  • Experience Living It Up first hand
  • Network with fellow delegates

75 delegates were encouraged to participate in the project by attending 10 minute ‘live’ presentations of the following:

1. Community Engagement
Gemma Teal, Design Researcher, Institute of Design Innovation The Glasgow School of Art

2. Digital Postcard
Davie McGirr, Director of Product Design Digital Life Sciences

3. Shine
Kevin Geddes, Director of Development and Improvement Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland

4. Portal
Gina Scott, Community Manager, Living it Up (Lothian)

5. Flourish
Lisa Stewart, Project Manager, Living it Up (Lothian)

6. Telecare
Heather Laing, Manager, Assessment and Supported Housing Services (Edinburgh Partnership)

7. Connect
Alan Hush, Manager, NHS Scotland National Video Conferencing Service