News and Events


Getting involved in the ALTAS project – a blog by Dr Michael Richards

Published: 26 April 2017

Getting involved in the ALTAS Project A while back, an opportunity arose within Edge Hill University which offered the chance to be involved in an exciting project called ALTAS (assisted living, training, and skills). The project is an international project co-funded by Erasmus+. It involves partners from universities and colleges across Western Europe, including Spain,


Welcome to the new ALTAS website

Published: 28 October 2016

Today we launched our new website. It features all the partners and their roles in ALTAS, info about why ALTAS exists and all it’s project outputs. We’ll be adding to the site over time to include updates and resources. We hope you find the site useful!


How can the Assistive Living Training and Skills project (ALTAS) help citizens? – a blog by Steve Barnard

Published: 26 October 2016

How can the Assistive Living Training and Skills project (ALTAS) help citizens? Service providers supporting people with disabilities all state their aspirations to enhance or increase independence, safety, increased mobility, community inclusion, communication opportunities, access to employment among other things for the people they support. Recent advances in technology make these opportunities far more accessible