ENRICHEnabling Research in Care Homes
The British Society of Gerontology share the outputs from the inaugural Care Homes Research SIG symposium. They also set out plans for a future symposia.
The World Health Organization – Preventing and managing COVID-19 across long-term care services: Policy brief, 24 July 2020
A policy brief published by the World Health Organisation outlines 11 policy objectives and key action points with a view to prevent and manage COVID-19 across long-term settings
The NIHR supported Vivaldi care home study have published findings from a large scale survey which examined COVID-19 infections in care homes in England for those aged over 65.
Sir Jackie Stewart’s Race Against Dementia charity, in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK, has announced a second call for pioneering dementia research projects worth £1m.
A new NIHR report from Bath’s Professor Rachel Forrester-Jones focuses on the impact of austerity over the past decade for those with learning disabilities
With the easing of lockdown the question of how and when do care homes open their doors again to visitors is an important topic. The Care Provider Alliance have produced a ‘visitors protocol for care providers’.
Researchers at the University of Nottingham have co-produced a video with patients who took part in the PrAISED research programme. The video is aimed to promote activity, independence and stability for people who have either a mild cognitive impairment or are in the early stages of dementia.
New research aims to provide clinicians with a more structured way of managing their patients’ medicines
Some older may struggle to manage multiple medications at home. This can be upsetting and potentially dangerous. The MEMORABLE study, led by Dr Ian Maidment of Aston University, provides new insights to help manage this issue.
The British Society of Gerontology are pleased to announce that their free online symposium (originally scheduled to be part of the British Society of Gerontology’s conference in Bristol) will now run through Zoom from 9am-11am on Thursday 2nd July.
An exciting opportunity for a health professional with a Masters Degree (or equivalent) to apply for and undertake a fully funded PhD to support people with dementia living in care homes to drink well, preventing dehydration and the ill health associated with it.