Many studies have considered handovers between shifts in hospital settings, but handovers have yet to be explored in care homes.
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.
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.
"The ultimate goal of carrying out research into Parkinson's is to develop new drugs that will make a difference to the lives of the millions of people around the world who are affected by this disorder"