ENRICHEnabling Research in Care Homes
The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) – Major New Survey of Care Home Leaders Confirms Severe Impact of Covid-19
The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) has published a major new report on the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on the UK’s nursing and residential homes.
LTCcovid publish ‘Impact and mortality of COVID-19 on people living with dementia: cross-country report’
LTCcovid publish a new report: Impact and mortality of COVID-19 on people living with dementia: cross-country report bringing together “international evidence on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people living with dementia and an overview of international policy and practice measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 among people living with dementia.
A new resource from the Social Care Institute for Excellence sharing updated guidance for social care staff is now available
NIHR SSCR’s latest Methods Review – Recruiting participants for adult social care studies: challenges and mitigating strategies
Greater investment in research capacity-building, provision of research support costs, improving recruitment and participation methods, and increasing public engagement and awareness are among the recommendations to support recruitment into adult social care studies from NIHR SSCR’s latest Methods Review.
University of the West of England – UWE Bristol are looking for people interested in advising on a new project which will explore the impact of using a phone, tablet or laptop to ‘visit’ a friend or relative in a UK care home or hospital during COVID-19.
The NIHR award £1.88 million to a consortium of Applied Research Collaborations – imminent calls for proposals in Ageing, Dementia and Frailty
Ageing, dementia and frailty are national priority areas for the NIHR. A consortium comprising ARC Wessex, working together with ARC Greater Manchester, ARC Yorkshire and Humber and ARC Southwest Peninsula, has recently been awarded £1.88 million by the NIHR. These funds will be used to commission outstanding research on these topics with the aim of delivering evidence-based service change at the supra-regional and/or national level.
As part of the NIHR School for Social Care Research’s commitment to developing the evidence base in adult social care, we are inviting applications for full Research Proposals.
The deadline for submission is Monday 30 November 2020.
The University of Stirling seek to recruit a Research Fellow on an NIHR funded study called – Improving end of life care: supporting the workforce and reducing hospitalisations through an implementation study in care homes
The University of Stirling are looking to recruit a Research Fellow for an NIHR study which aims to improve palliative care to care home residents. The post is a full time, fixed term contract for 28 months from 1 October 2020 until 31 January 2023. The closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 31 August 2020. Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 9 September.
As part of the NIHR School for Social Care Research’s commitment to developing research capacity in adult social care, we are inviting applications for Individual Research Career Development Awards. The deadline for submission is Monday 18 January 2021.
Updated guidance from the Department of Health and Social Care for visiting arrangements in care homes in England
Guidance for directors of public health, care providers and those involved in planning visits to care homes in England