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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.

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11th December
2022

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Research Blocks

11th December
2022

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Palliative and end of life care (HSDR Programmme)

The HSDR Programme welcomes research proposals in any disease, service or setting, including (but not limited to) hospitals, specialist centres and services, community services, home and care homes.

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1st December
2022

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NOT THE LAST RESORT: the impact of an interprofessional training care home on residents, care home staff, and students

This pilot study aimed to implement and evaluate a 6-week IPE student training placement scheme across three care homes across in Greater Manchester. Students across a variety of disciplines – including nursing, physiotherapy, social work, podiatry, counselling, and sports rehabilitation – were placed within the homes to work in an interprofessional environment and address the goals of residents as a collaborative team.

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30th November
2022

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Supporting small care home providers and their managers on their journey towards digitalisation

Hot off the press!! A new report examining urgent barriers and facilitators to digitise small care home companies

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30th November
2022

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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.

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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.