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Interested in sustainability in health and social care?

Nov 14, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network, an online international network for people working in health and social care, is pleased to announce the creation of a new sub-group for members with an interest in sustainability in health and social care.  The new sub-group is initiated and facilitated by Dr Terry Kemple (Past President RCGP and current RCGP representative for sustainability, climate change and green issues).

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Calling all care homes. Are you ready to become leaders and facilitators of cross-sector collaborations?

Oct 31, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

A new call for applications for the Teaching Care Homes Programme was announced last week. This programme is a partnership between Care England, Foundation of Nursing Studies (FoNS) and the Burdett Trust for Nursing.

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Greater Manchester's biggest care home research day to date

Sep 18, 2018 by Clinical Research Network - Greater Manchester

NIHR Clinical Research Network Greater Manchester (CRN GM) held its biggest event to date to promote clinical research in care homes.

More than 20 representatives from care homes across the region attended the seminar focusing on the NIHR’s Enabling Research in Care Homes (ENRICH) programme.

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Leeds care homes to be improved through research

Sep 10, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

Two nursing homes in Leeds are to be the test bed for a new research programme aiming to improve the quality of life of nursing home residents.

The project is an innovative new partnership between Leeds Care Association and the University of Leeds, and it was showcased to the Lord Mayor of Leeds at a launch event on 06 September 2018.

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Research Opportunity: Survey for unpaid carers of older people

Sep 07, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

A new survey launched by the University of Stirling looks at what carers look for in replacement care and the types of support carers value. Get involved and have your say!

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Join the Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network (CHAIN) Dementia Sub-group

Sep 05, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network (CHAIN)  is an online mutual support network for people working in health and social care. It gives people a simple and informal way of contacting each other to exchange ideas and share knowledge.

The aim of the CHAIN dementia sub-group, of which Alzheimer's Society is the stake-holder, is to enable those with an interest in dementia care and research to connect and share knowledge and expertise.

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