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An archive of news items published on the ENRICH site May 2014 - April 2019 can be found here.

21st January
2021

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CHAIN initiative to stimulate collaboration and increase care home researchers’ readiness to react to research funding opportunities

CHAIN are organising an initiative that brings together those with an interest in care home research. The aim to stimulate collaboration and increase care home researchers’ readiness to react to research funding calls

21st January
2021

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Survey on improving medicine optimisation in care homes

A study exploring medicine optimisation in care homes across the UK is being conducted. If you are a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, pharmacy technician, care home manager or care home assistant and are involved in supporting medication management in UK care homes, then please consider taking part in this short survey.

Research Blocks

15th January
2021

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COVinCH: COVID in Care Homes

 Jo Booth – Professor of Rehabilitation Nursing & Ageing Well Research Group Lead, Research Centre for Health, Glasgow Caledonian University would like to invite staff working in nursing and residential care homes across the UK and Ireland to take part in an online survey.

Resources

14th January
2021

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How everyday objects can improve quality of life for people with dementia living in care homes

The Guardian published an article today discussing a care home project showing how mundane tasks like collecting breakfast trays and polishing is good for residents’ wellbeing.

Webinar Keyboard

13th January
2021

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NIHR PenARC Webinar – Care Home Research: Progress, Pitfalls and Potential

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) South West Peninsula – or PenARC are hosting a webinar in which Prof Adam Gordon will reflect on the lessons for research conducted with and by the care home sector during the pandemic, and what we can learn from this as we approach some normality during the process of 2021.

COVID-19 Virus Illustration

12th January
2021

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New international “living” report: Long-Term Care and COVID-19 vaccination, prioritization and data

Long-Term Care – COVID have published an international ‘living report’ to be regularly updated providing an overview of data and policies in relation to COVID-19 vaccinations for people who use and provide long-term care.

Site Search

5th January
2021

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THIS Institute fellowship: COVID-19 – care homes and primary care

THIS Institute seeks an experienced researcher to lead COVID-19 – care homes and primary care study

Resources

30th December
2020

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The WHELD programme for people with dementia helps care home staff deliver person-centred care

The WHELD programme is an evidence-based programme that helps care home staff deliver person-centred care to people living with dementia

15th December
2020

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NIHR CRN East Midlands – Developing social care research culture and capacity in the East Midlands

The Clinical Research Network (CRN) East Midlands are working in collaboration with the University of Lincoln on a programme of work to develop social care research culture and research capacity in the area.

14th December
2020

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NIHR Research Design Service South Central Essential Guide to Grant Applications

You can now register your interest for the ‘Essential Guide to Grant Applications’ masterclass taking place from Tuesday 2nd to Thursday 4th March 2021 on our Eventbrite page.