The Older Person

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Improving Care In Long-Term Care In Brazil And Europe Through Growing Research Collaborations – The LOTUS Initiative

Posted on 8 May 2019 by Victoria Shepherd

Sowing the seeds of collaboration In June 2018 I was fortunate to be selected to join a Newton Fund OPAL event in Brazil on identifying and addressing shared challenges of conducting health and social care research with older people, funded by the British Council and the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). The programme aimed to
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Identifying And Addressing Shared Challenges In Conducting Health And Social Care Research For Older People (OPAL)

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Victoria Shepherd

Background To The OPAL Programme The world’s population is ageing: virtually every country in the world is experiencing growth in the number and proportion of older people in their population. The number of older people (aged 60 years or over) is expected to more than double by 2050 and to more than triple by 2100
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Delegates who presented at the event and Centre Director, Professor Kerry Hood (6th from left).

Developing Research Priorities in Care Homes into Collaborative Projects

Posted on 22 August 2016 by Victoria Shepherd

A recent workshop organised by the Centre for Trials Research and PRIME Centre Wales brought together experts in Wales with an interest in care for the older person, so they could begin to develop research ideas collaboratively. Establishing research priorities The Centre for Trials Research recently conducted a Research Priority Setting in Care Homes study which invited care home staff
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MID-Frail And What A 102 Year Old Study Participant Is Teaching Us About What’s Possible

Posted on 18 April 2016 by Mark Kelson

The MID-Frail study investigates a complex intervention comprising dietary and education advice, physical activity and optimized care for this highly under-researched population.  The Centre for Trials Research is responsible for the statistical integrity of the study and will be in charge of conducting the analysis. As a FP7 European study, this is an important collaboration. The
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Gwenllian Moody presenting on the challenge of collecting focus group data in partnership with geographically dispersed and time-pressed professionals.

South West Society for Academic Primary Care 2016 Annual Meeting

Posted on 23 March 2016 by Richard Haggerty

The South East Wales Trials Unit (SEWTU) based in the Centre for Trials Research at Cardiff University recently co-hosted the South West Society for Academic Primary Care 2016 Annual Meeting along with colleagues in the Division of Population Medicine. The event brought together over 160 experts and researchers in the field of primary care to present
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