Enrich News

Research and Innovation Conference – take a first step into research and learn what it means for you

Jan 15, 2018 by Andrea Fisher

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is holding a Research and Innovation Conference in March 2018.

Free for care homes that are part of the ENRICH network, the day is full of talks and workshops including topics on 'Take a stab at research' and  'Falls prevention in care homes'.

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Systematic review on exploring changes in analgesic drug prescriptions for those in long-term care

Jan 08, 2018 by

The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has recently published a systematic review article (analysing results of multiple research studies) exploring changes in analgesic drug prescriptions for those in long-term care.

The analysis suggested an increase in scheduled prescription rates for analgesic (painkiller) drugs over time.

The full review can be viewed on the Wiley Online Library: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.15238/full

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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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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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