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.
Nov 03, 2016 by www.england.nhs.uk
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.
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.
Aug 30, 2016 by Andrea Fisher
The Yorkshire and Humber ENRICH team have been shortlisted for a Nursing Times Award in the Clinical Research Nursing category for their work with care homes in the region. The award shortlisting recognises their work in improving standards of research delivery in care homes, enhancing the experiences of residents and staff taking part in research and increasing awareness of care home research.
Aug 25, 2016 by Andrea Fisher
NIHR Clinical Research Network East Midlands are hosting the Derbyshire ENRICH Forum on Friday 14th October, 2pm — 4pm.
Aug 09, 2016 by Andrea Fisher
Parkinson’s UK are calling on people affected by Parkinson's to complete their Your Life, Your Services survey, to continue to build a picture of the state of Parkinson's health and social care services and to better understand individual needs.