Enrich Blog

A Step in the Right Direction

By Eleanor Sowerby on Dec 11, 2015

My interest in health research began in 1998 when I decided to take a long awaited leap into the nursing profession. 

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categories: Delivering Care Home Research, End of Life Care - tags: palliative, lancaster, nursing, sowerby


A care home managers take on research

By Robin Willmott on Nov 07, 2015

We care home managers are really keen to work with and develop research. So why don’t we?

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categories: A Care Home Manager Perspective - tags: osjct, carehome, manager, dementia


Care Home Research in the East Midlands

By Clare Litherland on Oct 21, 2015

Opening the EnRICH doors to Care Homes across the East Midlands has been a quiet revolution.

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categories: Delivering Care Home Research - tags: eastmidlands, network, litherland, peach, plz, launch, optimal, marque, dunhill, practive, gordon, nottingham, derby, lincoln


Understanding Dementia: A Granddaughter’s Tale

By Riona McArdle on Oct 19, 2015

My grandmother died when I was eighteen years old, having been diagnosed with Alzehimer’s Disease several years beforehand. I did not see her much as her dementia started to progress; I believe it would have been a landmine of confusion for both of us. 

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categories: Dementia, My Research Project - tags: student, inspired, neuroscience, newcastle, dementia, riona, mcardle, PhD


Recruiting care homes into research studies

By Danni Collingridge Moore on Oct 15, 2015

Improving care in care homes is a national and international priority. I truly believe that a good quality evidence base is key to advocating change, and this isn’t going to happen without care homes being involved in research. 

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categories: My Research Project - tags: recruitment, lancaster, pace, cqc, danni