Dementia and people with learning disabilities: making reasonable adjustments

Dementia and people with learning disabilities: making reasonable adjustments This new report from Public Health England is on improving care for people with dementia and learning disabilities. It is the 17th in a series of reports looking at reasonable adjustments in a specific service area. The aim of these reports is […]

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HEaLeD: Hospital Experiences of Adults with Learning Disabilities

Project title HEaLeD: Hospital Experiences of Adults with Learning Disabilities Type of research Mixed quantitative and qualitative methods Background and scientific rationale The HEALeD study uses mixed quantitative and qualitative methods to characterise the experiences of adults with learning disabilities (LD), their caregivers, and the healthcare workers who look after […]

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Mixed Methods Evaluation of Interpersonal Counselling Pilot

Project title: Mixed Methods Evaluation of Interpersonal Counselling Pilot Type of research: Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of single arm pilot treatment study Background & Scientific Rationale: UK Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) are delivered in a multi-tiered service(1).  NHS specialist CAMHS services are in tiers 3/4.  The majority […]

Imaginator: A pilot study for a brief technology-based intervention to reduce self-harm in young people, harnessing mental imagery

Project Title: Imaginator: A pilot study for a brief technology-based intervention to reduce self-harm in young people, harnessing mental imagery Background & Strength of Scientific Evidence: Self-harm (up to 10% of 15-16 year old in UK) has substantial personal impacts and costs on the NHS. In Cambridgeshire self-harm is a […]

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Telling the Stories of People with a Learning Disability: Rashmi Becker, CLAHRC EoE PhD Student

Congratulations to Rashmi Becker, CLAHRC EoE PhD student , Project Editor of a recently published book telling the stories of people with a learning disability.  Rashmi is undertaking her PhD within the CLAHRC EoE Research Theme Enduring Disability and/or Disadvantage (EDD), and is based in the Department of Psychiatry, University of […]

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Exciting Opportunity! ! International workshop in neuropsychological rehabilitation Brazil, March 2016

International workshop in neuropsychological rehabilitation: Creating a multicultural network of interdisciplinary researchers 8-11 March 2016 Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil. Closing date for applications is 8 January 2016 Thanks to a British Council Newton fund, this is an incredible chance for 12 early career post-docs to enjoy a week in Brazil in […]

Rashmi Becker PhD Student in the Enduring Disability and/or Disadvantage Theme Blogs about the Commodification of Care as a Means for Improving the Wellbeing of Men and Women With Learning Disabilities

Challenging the Commodification of Care as a Means for Improving the Wellbeing of Men and Women With Learning Disabilities In the wake of a number of high profile failings in social care, most notably the abuse of people with severe learning disabilities at Winterbourne View in 2011, there has been […]

CLAHRC East of England members announced as Q initiative fellows

The Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN) have announced their 10 members of the founding cohort of the Q initiative. Led by the Health Foundation and supported by NHS England, the Q initiative connects people skilled in quality improvement across the UK. Together the Health Foundation and NHS England have committed an initial […]