Enrich Blog

Dementia - Potentially modifiable or not?

By Professor Gill Livingston, University College London on Aug 03, 2017

As a doctor researcher within UCL psychiatry, I am concerned with what works to help people with dementia and their families and to generate and help implement research which makes a difference to future dementia challenges.  

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categories: Dementia - tags: gill, livingston, ucl, marque, lancet, risk, factors


Research in care homes, five years on

By Professor Steve Iliffe, University College London on Jun 29, 2017

Providing an update from the recemt Care Home Medicine conference.

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categories: My Research Project - tags: steve, illiffe, osjct, provide, care, home, research


How to make friends and influence people…in care homes.

By Victoria Simmons, Research Assistant, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust on May 31, 2017

Upon your arrival at a care home the last thing you want to see as a researcher is the care staff cowering away in the kitchen and the face drop of a visiting relative.

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categories: Delivering Care Home Research - tags: epic, oxford, dcm, interview, research, environment, victoria, simmons, dementia, care, mapping, approach


Understanding older people’s experiences of living with sight loss in care homes

By Pamela Lacy, Research & Dissemination Manager, Thomas Pocklington Trust on Apr 28, 2017

There is a growing body of research into the issues of sight loss in older age. However, little focuses explicitly on the perspectives of older people living in residential care.  

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categories: My Research Project - tags: Pamela, Lacy, Pocklington, eye, care, sight


Sustaining research involvement until the end of the project – response rates and retention

By Danni Collingridge Moore, Senior Research Associate, Division of Health Research, Lancaster University on Mar 30, 2017

It easy to think at the beginning of a study that once care homes have been recruited, the rest of the study will be plain sailing.... think again!

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categories: Delivering Care Home Research, Dementia, My Research Project - tags: pace, lancaster, danni, retention, recruitment, Collingridge, Moore