Tag: King’s College London

    Home care staff feel the strain of caring for people with dementia

    Home care staff feel the strain of caring for people with dementia

    Care workers who provide personal and domestic care to older people with dementia in their own homes are at risk of feeling under emotional strain and some don’t get as much support as they need, according to a new study.   Researchers at Kingston University and King’s College London explored some of the pressures facing […]

    7th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Falls focus for fellowship graduate Lindsay

    Falls focus for fellowship graduate Lindsay

    A clinical manager at a south coast care home provider has completed an internationally recognised older people’s care fellowship course with a prestigious merit award.   Lindsay Rees chose falls prevention as the focus of her year on the Masters-level programme at King’s College London, the UK’s top university for nursing.   The group-wide Clinical […]

    5th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Increased interaction improves quality of life for those in care homes living with dementia

    Increased interaction improves quality of life for those in care homes living with dementia

    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. A large-scale trial led by the University of Exeter, King’s College London and Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust found that the approach also saves money. Previous […]

    23rd February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Further pressure for care homes as deaths could more than double in the next 25 years

    Further pressure for care homes as deaths could more than double in the next 25 years

    Researchers from King’s College London have found that deaths occurring in care homes in England and Wales could more than double in the next 25 years if recent trends continue. They argue that investment is urgently needed to ensure all care homes are prepared to support residents as they reach the end of their life. […]

    11th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Older people’s care expert Lindsay begins national fellowship

    Older people’s care expert Lindsay begins national fellowship

    An ‘inspirational’ manager at a family-owned care home provider has won a coveted place on an older people’s care fellowship course at the UK’s top university for nursing. Lindsay Rees beat off strong competition from applicants across the country to join the one-year programme at King’s College London. The group-wide Care Operations Manager at Colten […]

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