Care Home Research Forum

Clemence Muchingaguyo and Jenny Pattinson

The beginning of an exciting journey of learning and sharing between researchers and healthcare professional, together with Residents and relatives.

Professor Claire Goodman

The data care homes are collating and how it is demonstrating the outcomes of the care provided, together with an overview of the DACHA study. A good reflection on how data is being used in Care Homes.

Professor Gill Livingston

An eye opening presentation that deconstructs myths around distressed behaviours in care homes based on the most recent evidence, together with practical solutions to improve person centred care in people living with Dementia.

Dr Aida Suárez-González

A concerning overview of the impact of covid-19 in care homes during the first year of the covid-19 pandemic.

Dr Caroline Green

A provoking presentation to challenge the day to day practice in care homes around preserving the human rights of the care home Residents.


The impact and importance of an in-house therapeutic approach to best enhance the quality of life of care home Residents.

The Network of Care Home Researchers

A successful example of engagement between Nightingale Hammerson and researchers that leads to improved outcomes to Residents and better learning for team members.

Nuno Santos Lopes and Dr Jackie Morris

Time to thank and reflect with forum participants. We leave some challenges for the researchers to take further action and help the social care sector to reach better outcomes for the care of their communities.