Cast Study Types Independent Living

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ZuidZorg’s plan for independent living.

What was the problem?  ZuidZorg is one of the main providers of primary care and social services in the south of The Netherlands, providing care from newly born children to elderly people living in their own homes. Few elderly relish the prospect of moving to a retirement home, despite the wide range of care and […]

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The Good Kitchen food service

Client: Municipality of Holstebro Design Agency: Hatch & Bloom Location: Denmark The Good Kitchen. Improved food service equals better life quality for elderly people. What was the problem? In autumn 2007 the Danish idea- and design agency, Hatch & Bloom was assigned to design a new meal service for The Municipality of Holstebro. The goal […]

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The world of Nestor. An online tool for better designing services for the elderly

Client: Department for Care for the Elderly of the Social Welfare of Ghent Design Agency: Pars Pro Toto Project Partner: Design Flanders Location: Belgium The world of Nestor. An online tool for better designing services for the elderly. What was the problem? Pars Pro Toto, a full service design agency from Ghent, developed ‘Wereld van […]

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Design-led Innovations for Active Ageing in Antwerp

Client: DAA Project Design Agency: Yellow Window and Namahn Project Partner: Design Flanders Location: Belgium The loneliness of elderly. Design-led Innovations for Active Ageing in Antwerp What was the problem? In this project, the conflict is the ageing of the general population and its associated loneliness as one of its major problems. The goal of […]