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Webinar: A guide to leading effective engagement within your networks

Jan 23, 2019 by Lakshini Mendis

Register NOW for this webinar on leading effective engagement within your networks, which is taking place Monday, 28th January from 3-4pm

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Public reviewing with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

Jan 18, 2019 by Lakshini Mendis

Now available – An interactive course for new and experienced reviewers of health and social care research, which has been produced by a team of public reviewers and patient and public involvement professionals with the NIHR.

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Antidepressants do not help treat depression in people living with dementia

Jan 16, 2019 by Lakshini Mendis

Antidepressants do not reduce symptoms of depression in people with dementia compared with placebo according to a recently published Cochrane review. Participants were aged 75 years on average, with mild or moderate dementia. The quality of the included trials was mixed, with not enough information reported to fully assess the risk of bias, though the main result is reliable.

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‘Moving research into practice: Advanced dementia and end of life’ workshop

Jan 14, 2019 by Lakshini Mendis

Alzheimer’s Society is running a workshop on the topic of ‘Moving research into practice: Advanced dementia and end of life care. This will take place on Wednesday 23 January in London (venue tbc). The Society would like to allocate up to two places to contacts working in the care home sector. If you are interested and available to participate in this event, please contact Malayka Rahman-Amin, Research Translation Manager at malayka.rahman@alzheimers.org.uk.

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Workshop: Using the Mixed Methods Care Home version of ASCOT

Dec 12, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

The Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the University of Kent will be delivering a two-day course on using the Mixed Methods Care Home version of Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT) on the 16th and 17th of January 2019.

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Workshop - ‘Moving research into practice: Advanced dementia and end of life’

Dec 07, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

Alzheimer's Society is running a workshop entitled ‘Moving research into practice: Advanced dementia and end of life’ on Wednesday 23 January in London (Location tbc). The event will run from 10am to 3pm. The aim of the event is to bring together people affected by dementia, researchers, health and social care providers and policy makers to discuss solutions to improving the experiences of those living with advanced dementia or at end of life, including family carers. 

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