Enrich News

Nottinghamshire ENRICH Forum

Jan 23, 2017 by Andrea Fisher

NIHR Clinical Research Network East Midlands are hosting the Nottinghamshire ENRICH Forum on Friday 24th February 2pm — 4pm.

The theme of the forum will be Delivering High Quality Care in Care Homes, and include:

* details of the new Technology in Care Homes study
* information about Evaluating the Care Certificate (ECCert)
* an update on current research in Care Homes
* learning about the benefits of ENRICH

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PhD Studentship: Non-pharmacological treatment approaches for chronic joint pain in people with dementia living in care homes

Dec 12, 2016 by

The University of Exeter have a studentship opportunity for a PhD student to join dementia researchers at their Medical School as part of its reseach into improving care for people with dementia living in care homes. The role will examine the role of non-drug treatment approaches for people with dementia living in these settings who are experiencing chronic joint pain.

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Namaste Care Intervention UK: Delivering Excellent Care Every Day for People Living with Advanced Dementia

Dec 06, 2016 by

The Association for Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester is looking for people in care home settings working with people with dementia, who have experience or interest in “Namaste Care” - a care approach for people living with advanced dementia in long term care settings. The Association would like volunteers to take part in a short online survey as part of a research project funded by the Alzheimer’s Society. This is to gather information about how "Namaste Care" is currently practiced in the UK. 

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Update on research

Nov 23, 2016 by Andrea Fisher

Recent activity in the research field affecting the care home environment includes prioritising research, a study investigating if probiotics can reduce infections and looking at the issue of consent for research involving people lacking mental capacity.

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Two leading clinicians offer an insight into the work of the care homes vanguards – Dan Cowie and Lesley Bainbridge

Nov 03, 2016 by www.england.nhs.uk

Reproduced from NHS England website.
Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

The national new care models programme brings together local health and care systems as vanguards to radically redesign care for the local populations they serve. As part of this work, NHS England has set out details of the framework – what good looks like – for enhanced health in care homes. A lead nurse and a GP from the Gateshead Care Home Project vanguard provide an insight into their work and the role they play in this new model of care.

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Invitation for University of Worcester accredited double module “Advanced Practice in delivering Person-Centred Dementia Care”

Sep 07, 2016 by Andrea Fisher

The University of Worcester is inviting applicants to their accredited double module “Advanced Practice in delivering Person-Centred Dementia Care”. This masters-level module is aimed at staff who have responsibility for practice development in or with care homes and extra care housing. This is the first ever course to train professionals to deliver the Focused Intervention Training and Support (FITS) programme which is a proven way of effectively delivering psycho-social care in care homes and supported housing in response to complex needs and behaviours.

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