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.
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.
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.
A new research study on different factors that contribute to the decision on when (if any) might be the best or ‚Äúoptimal time‚Äù for people with dementia to move into a care home is currently looking for professionals working with people with dementia in England to complete a short, online survey.
Do you have an idea for a product or service that will improve the lives of people affected by dementia?
Engineers, designers, developers, innovators, entrepreneurs, or anyone with a good idea – Alzheimer’s Society wants to hear from you. Your idea could be a simple product that makes an everyday task easier for a person living with dementia. You may have an innovative idea for a new service or way of working for care home staff.
People living with dementia will benefit from improved care following the launch of a new resource for healthcare providers and carers.
The Individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (iCST) research study is currently open and recruiting participants (people living with dementia and their carers).
Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network, an online international network for people working in health and social care, is pleased to announce the creation of a new sub-group for members with an interest in sustainability in health and social care. The new sub-group is initiated and facilitated by Dr Terry Kemple (Past President RCGP and current RCGP representative for sustainability, climate change and green issues).
Calling all care homes. Are you ready to become leaders and facilitators of cross-sector collaborations?
A new call for applications for the Teaching Care Homes Programme was announced last week. This programme is a partnership between Care England, Foundation of Nursing Studies (FoNS) and the Burdett Trust for Nursing.
Clinical Research Network - Greater Manchester
NIHR Clinical Research Network Greater Manchester (CRN GM) held its biggest event to date to promote clinical research in care homes.
More than 20 representatives from care homes across the region attended the seminar focusing on the NIHR’s Enabling Research in Care Homes (ENRICH) programme.
Two nursing homes in Leeds are to be the test bed for a new research programme aiming to improve the quality of life of nursing home residents.
The project is an innovative new partnership between Leeds Care Association and the University of Leeds, and it was showcased to the Lord Mayor of Leeds at a launch event on 06 September 2018.