ENRICHEnabling Research in Care Homes
Are you a care home manager who specialises in dementia care? If so, we would like to hear from you. We would you like to join a working group meeting for AFRI-c study (air filters to reduce respiratory infections) taking place on Thursday 29th April.
The Department of Health and Social Care Guidance has published guidance for adult social care employees – Coronavirus (COVID-19): health and wellbeing of the adult social care workforce.
NHS England and NHS Improvement: Dementia and OPMH: Guidance for Primary Care Networks and Care Homes
Vicky Cartwright – Dementia Project Support Officer, Mental Health Team – Policy, Operations and Information Directorate NHS England and NHS Improvement would like to draw your attention to a new publication.
A case study produced by NHS England provide key learnings from a nurse-led COVID-safe and COVID-free care home environment – exploring keeping care home residents safe
Supporting Social Care Research in South Central is an event organised by the NIHR bringing together researchers, practitioners, commissioners and users of social care, with an interest in research. The event will take place on Wed, 26 May 2021 09:45 – 13:00. Register on Eventbright to attend.
As part of the NIHR School for Social Care Research’s commitment to developing research capacity in adult social care, we are inviting Stage 1 applications for Developing Research Leaders Awards. The deadline for Stage 1 applications is 16.30 on Thursday 3 June 2021. Applicants are asked to submit an Intention to Submit by 16.30 on Thursday 20 May 2021
The Queen’s Nursing Institute – Standards of Education and Practice for Nurses New to Care Home Nursing
The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) has published a report focusing on care homes for older residents who require nursing care to be provided by a care home.
NIHR study – Virtual quizzes involving several care homes are feasible and might reduce loneliness and social isolation
Loneliness and isolation in care home residents are long-standing issues which are likely to have intensified during the COVID-19 lockdowns. Virtual interventions are particularly relevant during lockdown but are also valuable for care homes in other times. This NIHR study provides findings from a study exploring the usefulness of virtual quizzes.
The British Geriatrics Society: ‘Through the visor’ – new report reflecting on multidisciplinary experiences of the COVID-19 first wave
The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) has published a report from a survey of its members describing the experiences of working through the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. With respondents representing over twenty different professions working in acute, community and primary care, it is believed to be the only survey capturing the full breadth of multidisciplinary health professionals’ experiences caring for older people across the four nations.
AGENET are delighted to welcome guest speaker Professor Adam Gordon from University of Nottingham, who will discuss how he has engaged with care home staff during the pandemic and newly funded studies focused on prevention of COVID-19 outbreaks in care homes. Dr Melanie Handley from CRIPACC will also present work on “Top Tips for Tricky Times”. The event will be held virtually (via Zoom) on Thursday 18th March, 1.30pm to 3pm.