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Talking Mats in action

We have been asked to show a clip of video of Talking Mats in action. This clip shows Ian,who had a cerebral haemorrhage when he was 30, using Talking Mats to think about his goals for rehabilitation. Click here to watch video

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Exciting times for Talking Mats

We have just received 2000 copies from the printer of the second edition of our book – Talking Mats: A Resource To Enhance Communication. It contains updated information throughout, including a section on our ‘Circles Model’ which is useful as a method of thinking about what affects a person’s ability to engage and interact across the […]

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Scottish Edge Awards 2013 Winners!!

On Monday 22nd February we were delighted to be winners of the Scottish EDGE award 2013 – an exciting new Dragon’s Den style fund which aims to support and encourage entrepreneurial activity in Scotland. The fund was open to ambitious entrepreneurs looking to set up or grow their businesses, with those demonstrating the most potential […]

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Publications

Can Talking Mats help people with dementia make decisions?

The following article has just been published: Murphy, J., & Oliver, T.M. (2013) The use of Talking Mats to support people with dementia and their carers to make decisions together.  Health & Social Care in the Community Health and Social Care in the Community 21(2), 171–180 A resource which has been developed form our research is […]

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PCM

How to get the views of children about AHP services: Paediatric CARE Measure

The Talking Mats Team have been funded by the Scottish Government to adapt the CARE Measure to make it accessible for children and to examine if the Paediatric CARE Measure (PCM) can be used to gain the views of children or parents attending AHP services. It is a patient-centred measure of relational empathy. It measures […]

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