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Read about current news and developments for care homes research.

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

16th November
2022

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Dementia Research Charity Chatathon

If you would like to hear what dementia researchers are doing this may be of interest.

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16th November
2022

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Alzheimer’s Research UK

Research funding opportunity

10th November
2022

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NIHR Research Design Service South Central

Interested in applying for research funding? Give your grant application an added edge by submitting it to the RDS South Central Pre-Submission Review Panel.

Resources

1st November
2022

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Hospital transfers from care homes: conceptualising staff decision-making as a form of risk work

An open access paper is now available for all to read discussing decision making when deciding whether to transfer care home residents to hospital.

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26th October
2022

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The King’s Fund – Interoperability is more than technology: The role of culture and leadership in joined-up care

Integrated care systems (ICSs) and provider collaboratives are ushering in a move towards more collaborative working across organisations in health, social care and the voluntary and community sector – and digital health technologies have an important role to play. Digital technologies can help information and communication to flow across organisations, people and places, bringing benefits for both patients and staff, eg, fewer tests, improved patient safety, reduced costs and saving both patients and staff time. However, using digital health technologies to overcome silos, often referred to as interoperability, has been a longstanding challenge.

Research Blocks

25th October
2022

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Do you have experience of conducting, managing, or supporting care planning in older adult care homes?

The Universities of Bristol, Kent, Liverpool, and Oxford, along with The London School of Economics and Political Science, supported by National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaborations are conducting a research study looking at care planning in care homes and how it can support and improve the wellbeing of their residents.

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19th October
2022

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The Health Foundation – The cost of caring: poverty and deprivation among residential care workers in the UK

Adult social care workers – who are mostly women – are among the lowest paid in the UK.

17th October
2022

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CRED Talks: Social care and research partnerships

If you are interested in social care and research partnerships, you won’t want to miss this event hosted by NIHR ARC Wessex.

Research Blocks

11th October
2022

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Community Capital in Care Homes

Are you a care home manager? Would you be interested in taking part in a one-off (online) meeting to explore the relationships care home have with their communities? If so please get in contact.

7th October
2022

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NIHR – Creative communication tools can bring research findings to a wider audience

Do you want to know how to create open, fun and accessible content for dissemination? Then this is for you.