ENRICHEnabling Research in Care Homes
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.
The Kings Fund – Integrated care systems and social care: the opportunities and challenges
Integrating health and social care has been an objective of national policy for more than three decades, read this practical guide gives some suggestions for partnership-working between the NHS and social care stakeholders.
Vivaldi 3 study: results
The Vivaldi 3 study, conducted by the University of Birmingham in collaboration with University College London, is an integral part of the Vivaldi project which was set up in June 2020 to investigate SARS-CoV-2 transmission, infection outcomes and immunity in residents and staff in care homes in England. You can now access the latest results.
NIHR Visit-id: a study of care home visiting arrangements for older people during COVID-19
Are you a care home manager? Would you be willing to complete a short 20-30 minute online survey and provide your visiting policy?
Share your experiences of working in adult social care during Covid
Researchers have launched a UK-wide survey to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting experiences of working in adult social care at the present time.
The launch of the LTCcovid International Living Report on COVID-19 and Long-Term Care
This workshop marks the launch of the LTCcovid International Living Report on COVID-19 and Long-Term Care. It is a two-day International workshop on COVID-19 and long-term care systems: Lessons learnt and new reforms.
NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) Research for Social Care (RfSC) Residential Grant Development and Writing Retreat
The NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) is offering a unique opportunity for research teams across England to attend a three-day residential Grant Development and Writing Retreat in March 2022. The purpose of the Retreat is to give busy professionals dedicated time to rapidly progress their social care research proposal to be submitted to the NIHR RfSC Research Programme in Jan 2023.
Care home staff saw long-term benefits from an intervention to help people with dementia
Long-term improvements in dementia care were found in a new study. Care home staff reported benefits from a programme called MARQUE (Managing Agitation and Raising Quality of life) two years after it was introduced.
NIHR Research Design Service Event
If you are interested in submitting an application to the latest call from the NIHR Research for Social Call programme, this event is for you. Thursday 25 November 2021 13:30 – 15:00 GMT
The Care Quality Commission – State of Care 20/21 Report
The Care Quality Commission have published the State of Care 2020/2021 Report – The report looks at the trends, shares examples of good and outstanding care, and highlights where care needs to improve.
LTC Covid – Resources to support community and institutional Long-Term Care responses to COVID-19.
“October 11th 2021 was Canadian Thanksgiving Day and LTCCOVID also hosted an international seminar on care home research. This enabled us both to discover similarities between the UK and Canada (Turkey for celebrations!) and connections through our research work in the care home sector through the pandemic.”