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Adam Gordon, Clinical Associate Professor in Medicine of Older People - University of Nottingham

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Friday 14th July 2017

Researh in Care Homes and with Care Home residents is increasing in Nottingham and in the East Midlands. Here are a few upates, on what has been going on in the area:

  • The Optimal Study, which is an NIHR-funded study looking at how care home residents receive healthcare – and which took place in 4 Nottinghamshire care homes, amongst 12 care homes nationally, has now reported its findings.  It has summarised these in a brief, easy to understand video, which includes quotes from study participants and which can be found at:

Learn more about research into older people in Nottingham and Derby at: and to get involved in studies like these and other research in the area visit our ‘get involved‘ page.