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An archive of news items published on the ENRICH site May 2014 - April 2019 can be found here.

Research Blocks

25th October
2022

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Do you have experience of conducting, managing, or supporting care planning in older adult care homes?

The Universities of Bristol, Kent, Liverpool, and Oxford, along with The London School of Economics and Political Science, supported by National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaborations are conducting a research study looking at care planning in care homes and how it can support and improve the wellbeing of their residents.

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19th October
2022

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The Health Foundation – The cost of caring: poverty and deprivation among residential care workers in the UK

Adult social care workers – who are mostly women – are among the lowest paid in the UK.

17th October
2022

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CRED Talks: Social care and research partnerships

If you are interested in social care and research partnerships, you won’t want to miss this event hosted by NIHR ARC Wessex.

Research Blocks

11th October
2022

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Community Capital in Care Homes

Are you a care home manager? Would you be interested in taking part in a one-off (online) meeting to explore the relationships care home have with their communities? If so please get in contact.

7th October
2022

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NIHR – Creative communication tools can bring research findings to a wider audience

Do you want to know how to create open, fun and accessible content for dissemination? Then this is for you.

6th October
2022

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Why we must weave health and care research ‘into the fabric’ of nursing homes

Professor Catherine Walshe, Co-Director of the International Observatory on End of Life Care at Lancaster University, explains how delivering research in care homes is becoming increasingly important with an ageing population. She discusses how research can be championed and facilitated in these settings.

Research Blocks

3rd October
2022

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NIHR – A good CQC rating was linked with better quality of life for residents of care homes

Study shows a link between working conditions, care quality and residents’ quality of life. Researchers report that policies to improve working conditions for staff are essential to improve outcomes for people living in care homes.

Research Blocks

27th September
2022

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NIHR RDS & HDR UK Care Homes Research Workshop

A networking opportunity for researchers, stakeholders and public and patient representatives from across the Care Home sector.

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7th September
2022

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University of Kent PSSRU – ASCOT 10th Anniversary Webinar Series

Join us to celebrate The Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit’s (ASCOT) 10th anniversary! A webinar series that celebrates a decade of outcome measurement in adult social care, bringing together an international network of researchers and experts in long-term care to present their findings and consider future research priorities.

12 October 12:30 -13:30

Registration is FREE!

Research Blocks

26th August
2022

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Turning Care Homes Research into Practice: How Can Care Homes Research Have More Positive Impact on Everyday Care Home Practice?’

The British Society of Gerontology Care Home Special Interest Group Autumn Symposium brings to you this free event that focuses on how care homes research can have a more positive impact on everyday care home practice? Register for your place now!