Projects Funded

During the grant round 2013/4, four projects received funding

University of Stirling

The role of volunteers in dementia care

Project grant

University of Sheffield

Telemedicine for care homes

PhD Studentship

University of Birmingham

Determining the role of phosphatidic acid in old age

Pump-priming grant

University of Aston

Structured autobiographical memory training as a preventative strategy in cognitive and social functioning decline

PhD Studentship

During the grant round 2014/5, five projects received funding

University of Nottingham

Concurrent assessment of skeletal muscle mass and synthesis breakdown in old age: defining diagnostics and the aetiology of sarcopenia to identify ‘high risk’ individuals and appropriate countermeasures

PhD Studentship

University of Stirling

Moving Memories: The role and meaning of possessions in the context of housing transitions for people entering care

Pump-priming grant

University of Cambridge

Care, social support, loneliness, transitions and care preferences of very old people – Secondary analysis of qualitative data from the Cambridge City over 75s Cohort (CC75C) study

Project grant

Kings College London

How do handovers happen? A study of handover at shift changeovers in care homes for older people

Project Grant

Queen Margaret University

Hearing care for older adults in the residential care home environment

PhD Studentship

During the grant round 2015/6, six projects received funding

University of Worcester

Green dementia care in Extra Care and Residential Care settings – opportunities, barriers and good practice

Pump-priming grant

University of Southampton

A ladder to success? Understanding access to, and the value of, apprenticeships in care homes

Pump-priming grant

King’s College London

Improving faecal incontinence in Care Homes: developing an intervention and conducting a feasibility study

PhD Studentship

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation

A literature and consensus based approach to the development of a dysphagia management protocol in the care home setting

Project Grant

Cardiff University

Investigation of pain and discomfort associated with anti-VEGF injections

PhD Studentship

University of Surrey

ETHoS Project: Ethical Implications of Spirituality for Care-Recipients and Care-Givers in Residential Care for Older People

PhD Studentship

During the grant round 2016/7, six projects received funding

Leeds Beckett University

Understanding the care and support needs of nursing home residents with co morbid dementia and cancer - to inform provision of high quality care and services for this group

PhD Studentship

University of Salford

Interactions between care staff and residents in care homes and their impact on well-being: a pilot study

Pump-priming grant

Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust

Rehabilitation for outdoor activities and mobility in care homes: The ROAM study II

Project Grant

King's College London

Handover in care homes - residents' and families' perspectives

Project Grant

Bradford University

How can hearing and sight loss be detected and treated in care home residents?

PhD Studentship

University of West London

Enhancing hydration for residents in care homes with dementia

Pump-priming grant