Enrich News

The Falls in Care Homes (FinCH) study - a care home perspective

Nov 02, 2017 by Cedar Falls Care Home

The Falls in Care Homes (FinCH) study is a randomised controlled trial of a falls prevention intervention. Here we hear from Cedar Falls Care Home Manager, Anita, about the home's experience of taking part in the study.

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East Midlands Dementia Day - Tuesday 12 December 2017

Nov 01, 2017 by ENRICH Lincolnshire

Where? Post Graduate Education Centre, City Hospital Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS
Trust, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB.

Who should attend? Health & social care professionals, care home managers, inspectors, commissioners
& providers, anyone who has an interest in the care and support of people with dementia & their
carers.

Cost? Delegate fee £100.
A limited number of free places are available for carers, people with dementia and students.

For further information contact: Professor Rowan Harwood at Rowan.harwood@nuh.nhs.uk or Dr Karen
Harrison at Karen.Harrison-dening@dementiauk.org

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#CareHomesMatter - Addressing Challenges in the North East

Oct 12, 2017 by Adam Smith

Region shines spotlight on care homes with event celebrating the success stories and discussing the challenges taking place across Newcastle and Gateshead’s care homes.

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Dementia Care Practitioner Survey

Oct 12, 2017 by Juniper West, R&D Lead, Dementia & Later Life, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Developing new care innovations an capturing your thought on non-pharmagical intervenions.

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ENRICH Network in the West Midlands

Oct 02, 2017 by Adam Smith

Across England, Wales and Scotland we researchers and care homes are supported by the ENRICH Research Ready Care Home Network aiming to engage care homes owners, staff and resident and to improve the consistency of support for research outside the NHS.

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UK Care Home Audit on Sexuality and Intimacy Training and Policy: care home managers' responses needed

Sep 28, 2017 by Dr Laura Brown

We have been speaking to care home staff about some of the challenges they face in relation to the sexuality and intimacy needs and behaviour of their residents. For instance, they have described being unsure how to respond if residents begin new relationships when they have reduced mental capacity, or when their family don’t approve. They have also told us how difficult it can be to talk to residents about their sexuality, intimacy, and relationship needs, and how they would like more knowledge and skills to help them better support their residents.

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