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Read the real-life experiences of people involved in care home research.

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Danni Collingridge Moore

15th October
2015

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Recruiting care homes into research studies

Danni Collingridge Moore

Improving care in care homes is a national and international priority. I truly believe that a good quality evidence base is key to advocating change, and this isn’t going to happen without care homes being involved in research.

Francesca LaFrenais

5th October
2015

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Understanding care home research

Francesca LaFrenais

Care home research has traditionally been considered too difficult, and perhaps unnecessary, but while there are challenges to working in this sector, it can be very rewarding. I have reflected on my own experiences working as a researcher in this environment.

Martin Rossor

2nd October
2015

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Getting to grips with care home research

Martin Rossor

The ‘Enabling Research in Care Home (ENRICH)’ toolkit provides information and guidance for researchers, care home staff and residents and supports research in care homes to improve the quality of life and care for all care home residents, especially those with dementia.

Adam Smith

27th September
2015

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What is the point of a Research Ready Care Home Network?

Adam Smith

The Research Ready Care Home Network connects care home residents, managers and staff with researchers. Why is this important? Well, there are lots of reasons…