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.
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.
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.
Sep 22, 2017 by NIHR
Professor Katherine Froggatt is Chief Investigator on the Namaste Trial, an NIHR funded study into improving care for people living with dementia. She explains what the trial involves and the different stages on the research pathway:
Sep 12, 2017 by Adam Smith
Research Study - The Angela Project: Improving diagnosis and post-diagnostic support for younger people with dementia, families and supporters.
Aug 03, 2017 by Nursing Times
Nurse academics are embarking on what is believed to be the first major UK study to look at the relationship between staffing and the quality of care in residential and nursing homes.