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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.

13th May
2020

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England: Estimates of mortality of care home residents linked to the COVID-19 pandemic

Adelina Comas-Herrera and Jose-Luis Fernandez, Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, Department of Health Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science have produced a report with estimates of mortality of care home residents linked to the COVID-19 pandemic in England, 12th May.

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12th May
2020

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NIHR Fellowship Programme – Development and Skills Enhancement award

The NIHR Development and Skills Enhancement (DSE) award is open now for applications.

The DSE is a post-doctoral level award aimed at supporting NIHR Academy Members to gain specific skills and experience to underpin the next phase of their research career. Applicants must demonstrate what new skills and experience they hope to gain through the award, and how it will benefit their future career in research.

Closes in July

12th May
2020

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Alzheimer’s Disease International – Dementia and COVID-19 webinar

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) have been working closely with their members and adapting their work to support millions of people affected by dementia globally. Resulting from previous success in member webinars, ADI are showcasing some inspiring work being done by their member associations and other organisations, all supporting people living with dementia, their families and carers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

8th May
2020

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New findings: group reminiscence arts sessions increase the quality of life of care home residents

A recently published paper in Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice, presents findings from a study that evaluated the effectiveness of group reminiscence arts sessions for people living with dementia in care homes.

5th May
2020

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An animation showing how care homes are creatively tackling challenges in dementia care during COVID-19

Dr Joanne Marshall, Dr Ian James and colleagues at Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust have created a video discussing the creative ways care homes are providing care for people with a dementia through COVID-19.

4th May
2020

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Facilitating an online community of researchers and care homes: a response to COVID-19

Care home staff play a crucial role in the response to COVID-19. Adam Gordon, Professor of Older People, University of Nottingham and Claire Goodman, Professor of Health Care Research, University of Hertfordshire, identify 5 key areas essential in assisting care homes to support resident’s well-being now and post the coronavirus pandemic

26th April
2020

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PhD opportunity exploring continence care in care homes

Funding is available for a PhD studentship focusing on continence care in care homes

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25th April
2020

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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.

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17th April
2020

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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.

15th April
2020

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Testing for “everyone who needs one” in social care settings

The latest government news on testing in social care