gdewsbury is a UK Independent Research company based in the East Midlands which commenced in 2012 following the success of the SMART Thinking consultancy. It comprises of husband and wife team Guy and Debbie Dewsbury.
Director and Independent Research Consultant Guy Dewsbury Ph.D.
Director and Independent Research Consultant Guy Dewsbury (Ph.D., Cert.Ed.Man., B.A. Hons) has an academic background which is laced with practical experiences from the field of applying qualitative research. He specialises in assistive technology, telecare, telehealth, eHealth and mHealth.
Dr Guy Dewsbury is a professional qualitative researcher, academic and commercial writer, blogger, assistive technologist and telecare/telehealth consultant. He has worked in the field for almost twenty years and obtained his Ph.D. on ‘person-centred design of assistive technology systems’.
He runs an internationally renowned website called SMART Thinking which used to be the number one source for smart home information for disabled people and now houses a personal site for Guy. He is a regular blogger and writer. His blogs include The Telecare Blog and the Phones ‘n’ Gadgets blog amongst others.
Independent Research Consultant Debbie Dewsbury
Debbie Dewsbury, Independent Research Consultant, comes from an OT background having worked at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London. She then moved into Social Services and whilst in this local authority she worked on a self-assessment project and was promoted to work in the Telecare Team. Debbie brings health, social care and technology hands-on expertise to the team. Debbie also co-writes and edits publications for the consultancy. With both a telecare and an Occupational Therapy (NHS and Social Services) background, Debbie adds a range of complementary skills to gdewsbury.
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