ENRICHEnabling Research in Care Homes
This month, Foothold (IET Benevolent fund) are delighted to be joined by BPS chartered psychologist and dementia care researcher Dr Kellyn Lee for 2 special webinars.
If you’re currently caring for someone with dementia, these expert webinars will help you cope with the extraordinary challenges dementia can bring, whilst improving the wellbeing of the people you care for.
May 19th 12:00 – 13:00
PART 1: Understanding the importance of everyday objects in dementia care – Material Citizenship
May 20th 12:00 – 13:00
PART 2: Supporting the wellbeing of families of people with dementia through the We Care – Dementia Care programme
Find out more in Dr Kellyn’s brand-new blog
To book your place on one or both of these free webinars click here
‘Title: Engaging care home residents in research: identification of barriers and facilitators and the development of an intervention to support residents in decision-making and advance planning for research (ENGAGE)
Start date: October 2021
Application deadline: 23 August 2021
For details on this studentship and the application form click here.
Dr Vicky Shepherd, Research Fellow at Cardiff University is one of the supervisors on this project and is happy to have an informal chat and answer any questions. Her email address is: ShepherdVL1@cardiff.ac.uk
Foundations in Dementia
” A free online course for six weeks, starting 1 February 2021
Gain expert knowledge and skills to care for individuals living with dementia.
You will learn to understand people with dementia and to care appropriately as a professional or family supporter.
You will explore signs and symptoms, interventions, support networks and more.
Spanning six topics from prevention and diagnosis to end of life care, the course also offers insights from recent research.”
To register for this event click here