“It is important for care workers to keep asking questions, despite the pressures of the day-to-day work”
Bringing scientific research and healthcare practice together. This is exactly what the Living Lab in Ageing and Long-Term Care, Limburg has been doing for 25 years. The Living Lab builds bridges between practice in care for older people and scientific research. This approach is called citizen science, which basically means involving citizens in research. And it is rapidly gaining ground. How can you manage this successfully? What makes it a useful approach? What are the obstacles? We discuss all of these questions with Prof. Hilde Verbeek, vice-chair of the Living Lab.