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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

Understanding care home research

By Francesca LaFrenais on Oct 05, 2015

Care home research has traditionally been considered too difficult, and perhaps unnecessary, but while there are challenges to working in this sector, it can be very rewarding. I have reflected on my own experiences working as a researcher in this environment.


categories: Delivering Care Home Research

Getting to grips with care home research

By Martin Rossor on Oct 02, 2015

The ‘Enabling Research in Care Home (ENRICH)’ toolkit provides information and guidance for researchers, care home staff and residents and supports research in care homes to improve the quality of life and care for all care home residents, especially those with dementia.


What is the point of a Research Ready Care Home Network?

By Adam Smith on Sep 27, 2015

The Research Ready Care Home Network connects care home residents, managers and staff with researchers. Why is this important? Well, there are lots of reasons…