Education & Training http://www.careappointments.co.uk Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:15:35 +0100 en-gb University of Derby launches online Integrative Health and Social Care HE Diploma http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42493-university-of-derby-launches-online-integrative-health-and-social-care-he-diploma http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42493-university-of-derby-launches-online-integrative-health-and-social-care-he-diploma University of Derby launches online Integrative Health and Social Care HE Diploma
The University of Derby has launched a new course aimed at supporting health and social care workers into higher education while they continue to work and earn. The Diploma of Higher Education in Health and Social Care has been developed by academics at University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) to…
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Education & Training Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:04:21 +0100
Large-scale clinical trial to examine care strategies for preventing falls at home http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42478-large-scale-clinical-trial-to-examine-care-strategies-for-preventing-falls-at-home http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42478-large-scale-clinical-trial-to-examine-care-strategies-for-preventing-falls-at-home Large-scale clinical trial to examine care strategies for preventing falls at home
A new large-scale clinical trial is testing the effectiveness of NHS home assessment strategies in preventing elderly people from falling unnecessarily Falling in elderly people is a common problem, with almost 50% of those over the age of 80 experiencing a fall each year. People fall for a variety of…
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Education & Training Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:12:43 +0100
Dundee University awarded £2m grant for 'innovative' cancer research http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42476-dundee-university-awarded-2m-grant-for-innovative-cancer-research http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42476-dundee-university-awarded-2m-grant-for-innovative-cancer-research Dundee University awarded £2m grant for 'innovative' cancer research
A university has been awarded a £2 million grant to pursue an "innovative" strand of research into cancer. Professor Karim Labib and his team at the University of Dundee will explore the role one of the most fundamental processes in cell biology plays in the disease with the help of…
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Education & Training Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:16:00 +0100
Participants required to inform pioneering study on young onset dementia http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42443-participants-required-to-inform-pioneering-study-on-young-onset-dementia http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42443-participants-required-to-inform-pioneering-study-on-young-onset-dementia Participants required to inform pioneering study on young onset dementia
An innovative study to improve the diagnosis and post-diagnostic support for younger people with dementia and their families is seeking participants to further research in this area. The Angela Project, dedicated to Angela a lady with young onset dementia who went undiagnosed for three years before her symptoms were recognised,…
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Education & Training Mon, 11 Sep 2017 17:47:14 +0100
Study of teens with severe conduct disorder reveals emotion recognition difficulties http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42429-study-of-teens-with-severe-conduct-disorder-reveals-emotion-recognition-difficulties http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42429-study-of-teens-with-severe-conduct-disorder-reveals-emotion-recognition-difficulties Study of teens with severe conduct disorder reveals emotion recognition difficulties
Teenagers with severe antisocial behaviour have difficulty recognising facial expressions and are less likely to look at people's eyes, a study has found. Researchers used eye-tracking methods to investigate why teenagers with conduct disorder have difficulty in recognising different emotions in others. Symptoms of the disorder, which is thought to…
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Education & Training Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:38:55 +0100
Leeds researchers establish links between lack of sleep and poor mental wellbeing http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42391-leeds-researchers-establish-links-between-lack-of-sleep-and-poor-mental-wellbeing http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42391-leeds-researchers-establish-links-between-lack-of-sleep-and-poor-mental-wellbeing Leeds researchers establish links between lack of sleep and poor mental wellbeing
Inadequate sleep at night leads to poor memory and increases the risk of depression, anxiety and stress, according to research revealed today. A study found that those who got less than five hours a night found it difficult to function effectively during the day – with people forgetting to carry…
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Education & Training Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:59:17 +0100
Academic recognised by PM with award for campaigning work with autistic children http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42378-academic-recognised-by-pm-with-award-for-campaigning-work-with-autistic-children http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42378-academic-recognised-by-pm-with-award-for-campaigning-work-with-autistic-children Academic recognised by PM with award for campaigning work with autistic children
Dr Sandra Beale-Ellis has been chosen by Prime Minister Theresa May to receive the 765th Points of Light award for her campaigning to get autistic children involved in sports and recreation activities. Theresa May said: "Through your campaigning you have encouraged thousands of children with autism to get involved in…
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Education & Training Sat, 02 Sep 2017 13:43:06 +0100
New students encouraged to get meningitis vaccine after 'rapid' rise in cases http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42313-new-students-encouraged-to-get-meningitis-vaccine-after-rapid-rise-in-cases http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42313-new-students-encouraged-to-get-meningitis-vaccine-after-rapid-rise-in-cases New students encouraged to get meningitis vaccine after 'rapid' rise in cases
Students are being urged to get vaccinated to protect themselves against meningitis before starting university amid "rapid increases" of cases of a deadly bug. Health leaders are encouraging soon-to-be university students to get the vaccine for group W meningococcal disease (Men W) - which can cause meningitis and septicaemia Cases…
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Education & Training Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:17:09 +0100
Course offered as part of PM's pledge to help teenagers improve mental health http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42282-course-offered-as-part-of-pm-s-pledge-to-help-teenagers-improve-mental-health http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42282-course-offered-as-part-of-pm-s-pledge-to-help-teenagers-improve-mental-health Course offered as part of PM's pledge to help teenagers improve mental health
Theresa May has pledged to help teenagers improve their mental health by offering a new awareness course on the flagship national service scheme for young people. On A-level results day, the Prime Minister announced the new National Citizen Service (NCS) course as part of efforts to help young people struggling…
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England Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:18:27 +0100
Webwatch: New website for the Northern Ireland Degree in Social Work Partnership http://www.careappointments.co.uk/features/webwatch/item/42234-webwatch-new-website-for-the-northern-ireland-degree-in-social-work-partnership http://www.careappointments.co.uk/features/webwatch/item/42234-webwatch-new-website-for-the-northern-ireland-degree-in-social-work-partnership Webwatch: New website for the Northern Ireland Degree in Social Work Partnership
The Northern Ireland Degree in Social Work Partnership (NIDSWP) has launched their new website. The Degree Partnership aims to ensure regional consistency in the development and delivery of agreed aspects of the Degree in Social Work in line with Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) standards. The NIDSWP is an…
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Webwatch Tue, 08 Aug 2017 12:32:27 +0100
Hospital patients with dementia and other causes of confusion have worse outcomes, study finds http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42201-hospital-patients-with-dementia-and-other-causes-of-confusion-have-worse-outcomes-study-finds http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42201-hospital-patients-with-dementia-and-other-causes-of-confusion-have-worse-outcomes-study-finds Hospital patients with dementia and other causes of confusion have worse outcomes, study finds
Hospital patients with dementia and other causes of confusion have longer stays and worse treatment outcomes than people without the condition, research led by the University of Stirling has found. The research is the first large population-based study to prove that people with confusion caused by dementia or delirium, have…
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Education & Training Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:40:41 +0100
Major three-year study finds NHS needs to see care homes as partners not problems http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42151-major-three-year-study-finds-nhs-needs-to-see-care-homes-as-partners-not-problems http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42151-major-three-year-study-finds-nhs-needs-to-see-care-homes-as-partners-not-problems Major three-year study finds NHS needs to see care homes as partners not problems
Healthcare provision to residents in care homes across England is often ‘erratic and inequitable’, a major three-year study funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) has found. Led by the University of Hertfordshire, and involving Professor Julienne Meyer CBE from City, University of London, the Optimal study found…
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Education & Training Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:06:29 +0100
One social hour a week in dementia care improves lives and saves money http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42136-one-social-hour-a-week-in-dementia-care-improves-lives-and-saves-money http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42136-one-social-hour-a-week-in-dementia-care-improves-lives-and-saves-money One social hour a week in dementia care improves lives and saves money
Person-centred activities combined with just one hour a week of social interaction can improve quality of life and reduce agitation for people with dementia living in care homes, while saving money. These are the findings from a large-scale trial led by the University of Exeter, King’s College London and Oxford…
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Education & Training Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:14:19 +0100
Employers urged to inject fresh thinking with Graduate Management programme http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42135-employers-urged-to-inject-fresh-thinking-with-graduate-management-programme http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42135-employers-urged-to-inject-fresh-thinking-with-graduate-management-programme Employers urged to inject fresh thinking with Graduate Management programme
Social care organisations looking to inject some fresh thinking can now apply to host a graduate during our Graduate Management programme, starting in January. For the first time in 2018, the programme is being run in partnership between Skills for Care and the NHS Leadership Academy, fast-tracking highly motivated graduates…
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Education & Training Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:08:45 +0100
Bookings now open for Skills For Care leadership development programme http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42042-bookings-now-open-for-skills-for-care-leadership-development-programme http://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42042-bookings-now-open-for-skills-for-care-leadership-development-programme Bookings now open for Skills For Care leadership development programme
Skills for Care’s Well-led leadership development programme is now open for bookings in London, Manchester and Bournemouth. Starting in October 2017, this national development programme supports managers from the public, private or third sectors in enabling them to deliver care in line with the expectations of a well-led service. The…
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Education & Training Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:18:40 +0100