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Social work students at Bradford College were given a unique insight into the career they are pursuing by visiting speaker Sharon Shoesmith. Ms Shoesmith was controversially sacked from her post as director of children’s services at Haringey Council in 2008 following the death of 17-month-old Peter Connelly, known as Baby…
The University of Bradford is welcoming health and social care professionals to help celebrate the launch of its Doctoral Training Centre (DTC). The Bradford DTC is one of eight new specialist doctoral training centres around the country that are funded by the Alzheimer’s Society in its recent investment in future…
Experts in dementia studies from the University of Bradford have modernised Health Education England online dementia courses - ensuring the perspective and experience of people living with dementia and their family members is central to the learning. The modules, which can be accessed remotely, include a range of research and…
The University of Bradford has launched a database to store and share information on Dementia Care Mapping. Dementia Care Mapping is an established approach to achieving and embedding person-centred care for people with dementia. It prepares staff to take the perspective of the person with dementia in assessing the quality…
The Faculty of Health Studies at the University of Bradford has received a Sanctuary in Health award for its work with asylum seekers and refugees. The Faculty was presented with the national award last week, at the Bradford City of Sanctuary Refugee week launch and is the first university department…
The University of Bradford has announced the appointment of a Director and Deputy Director to oversee its new Health and Wellbeing Centre. Professor Allan Kellehear (pictured) has been appointed as Director of the Digital Health Enterprise Zone Health and Wellbeing Centre, and Dr Samar Betmouni as Deputy Director. Vice-Chancellor of…