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.
NIHR ARC care home network summary of COVID-19 research
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic the cross-ARC care home network have identified 9 COVID-19 specific care home projects.
UK Government deliver a national action plan to further support adult social care sector
The UK Government have outlined a national action plan to further support the adult social care sector throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.
Testing for “everyone who needs one” in social care settings
The latest government news on testing in social care
New website bringing together long-term care responses to COVID-19
The LTCcovid website has been set up to bring together international information on responses to COVID-19 with a section focusing on residential care.
Rapid-response funding available
The NIHR and UKRI have funding opportunities for rapid-response projects relating to COVID-19
COVID-19: Managing the COVID-19 pandemic in care homes for older people
The British Geriatrics Society have released a good practice guide for care homes: ‘Managing the COVID-19 pandemic in care homes for older people’
CRN Connect issue 288
CRN Connect issue 288 provides COVID-19 quick links and Urgent Public Health Research Studies for COVID-19 amongst. For more details click on CRN Connect issue 288
NIHR guidance on COVID-19: Continuity of research and meetings
Guidance has been updated by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to support research funded by NIHR affected by COVID-19.
COVID-19 update: new guidance for adult social care
New COVID-19 guidance issued by the Department of Health and Social Care covering residential care.
Survey: Experiences of GPs who visit and work in care homes for older people
The University of Hull is carrying out research to explore the experiences of GPs who visit and work in care homes for older people. The GP Care Home Survey is open for responses from GPs.