ENRICHEnabling Research in Care Homes
ENRICH news archive
This archive contains news items published on the ENRICH site May 2014 - March 2019.
Latest posts regarding items of interest to ENRICH audiences can be found in the posts section.
World’s Biggest Survey on Attitudes around Dementia – Open Now
Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) has commissioned the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) to help conduct the world’s largest survey on people’s attitudes to dementia. The results will form the basis of their World Alzheimer Report 2019.
ENRICH Wales: Studies now recruiting
Enabling Research in Care Homes (ENRICH Cymru) network in Wales is co-hosted by the Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research, and the Wales School for Social Care Research at Swansea University. The aim of ENRICH Cymru is to improve the lives of residents and staff in Care Homes across Wales by developing and facilitating a network of ‘research ready’ Care Homes. The network promotes the exchange of research ideas and knowledge, and fosters the co-creation of research relevant to the current issues in the Care Home sector.
EVENT – Co-producing research: How do we share power?
Duncan Barron, Senior Research Fellow at NIHR Research Design Service SE Patient & Public Involvement (PPI) Regional Operational Lead University of Brighton Centre for Health Research, would like to draw your attention to the following details of a patient and public involvement (PPI) event.
Barriers and facilitators to implementing Dementia Care Mapping
The EPIC trial is a large multi-centre trial led by Professor Claire Surr at Leeds Beckett University that aimed to gain definitive evidence about the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) in reducing distressing behaviours such as agitation in care home residents. New results from the study outlines the barriers and facilitators to implementing DCM in care homes. These results are now available and free to access online.
Understanding, Beliefs and Treatment of Dementia in Pakistan: Dissemination Event
Would you like to learn what people in Pakistan think about dementia, and its potential implications of these findings both here and abroad?
Applications now open for NHS Leadership Academy Ready Now programme – BAME Leaders
Ready Now is an innovative and inspirational positive action programme from the NHS Leadership Academy. The year-long programme takes senior leaders from BAME (black, Asian or minority ethnic) backgrounds on a transformational learning journey, helping them to realise their potential and take that next step up to a more senior role, to the boardroom and beyond.
Webinar: A guide to leading effective engagement within your networks
Register NOW for this webinar on leading effective engagement within your networks, which is taking place Monday, 28th January from 3-4pm
Public reviewing with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
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.
Antidepressants do not help treat depression in people living with dementia
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.
Moving research into practice: Advanced dementia and end of life’ workshop
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.