NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

Our latest news and events

Improving dementia care and treatment saves thousands of pounds in care homes

Improving staff training in care homes and reducing reliance on harmful medications saves thousands of pounds per year, as well as improving quality of life and reducing agitation in dementia, new research has demonstrated.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Nov 2018

Event: Care Home Research Network Conference, 17 May

The Care Home Research Network (CHRN) will be holding their annual conference on Thursday 17 May 2018, 9.00-16.00 at Guy’s Campus, King's College London. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 23 Mar 2018

Dementia care improved by just one hour of social interaction each week

Increasing the amount of social interaction for people with dementia living in care homes to just one hour a week improves quality of life when combined with personalised care.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 7 Feb 2018

Event: Seminar on dementia art project "Beyond Memories"

Care Home Research Network to host afternoon seminar in collaboration with the London Brain Project, using art to help understand what it is like to live with dementia.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Aug 2017

Connecting care homes with research

The Care Home Research Network (CHRN) held its annual meeting on 19th of May 2017, attended by over 60 members of the Network and researchers from the field.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Aug 2017