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. 


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?


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.


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. 


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. 


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