Education & Training https://www.careappointments.co.uk Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:00:33 +0000 en-gb Survey aims to understand how drug addicts have achieved successful recovery https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43134-survey-aims-to-understand-how-drug-addicts-have-achieved-successful-recovery https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43134-survey-aims-to-understand-how-drug-addicts-have-achieved-successful-recovery Survey aims to understand how drug addicts have achieved successful recovery
A new European survey aimed at understanding how drug addicts have achieved successful recovery has been launched. The Life in Recovery survey is part of the REC-Path project, which is investigating different types of recovery from drug addiction across four countries in Europe (England, Scotland, Belgium and Netherlands) in order…
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Education & Training Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:02:59 +0000
University-led initiative explores use of new digital health technologies in elderly care https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43133-university-led-initiative-explores-use-of-new-digital-health-technologies-in-elderly-care https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43133-university-led-initiative-explores-use-of-new-digital-health-technologies-in-elderly-care University-led initiative explores use of new digital health technologies in elderly care
A block of retirement flats has become a test bed for internet-connected devices which could help improve the health of older people. Tenants of Leach Court in Kemp Town, Brighton, have volunteered to trial digital technologies including smart medication dispensers, activity monitors, and falls detectors which are carried with them…
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Education & Training Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:52:35 +0000
Project looks at whether sharing photos online can help reduce feelings of loneliness https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43132-project-looks-at-whether-sharing-photos-online-can-help-reduce-feelings-of-loneliness https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43132-project-looks-at-whether-sharing-photos-online-can-help-reduce-feelings-of-loneliness Project looks at whether sharing photos online can help reduce feelings of loneliness
A new research project between Oxford Brookes University and The Open University is investigating whether sharing photographs via social media mitigates loneliness in older people and enhances their wellbeing. The project, co-led by Professor Shailey Minocha of The Open University and Dr Sarah Quinton at Oxford Brookes University, is funded…
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Education & Training Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:17:38 +0000
Researchers warn true picture of domestic violent crime could become less visible https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43091-researchers-warn-true-picture-of-domestic-violent-crime-could-become-less-visible https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43091-researchers-warn-true-picture-of-domestic-violent-crime-could-become-less-visible Researchers warn true picture of domestic violent crime could become less visible
Violence against women could become significantly less visible in police-recorded crime figures when a new counting method comes into effect, warn researchers at Lancaster University. Plans for Home Office Counting Rules to count coercive and controlling behaviour as ‘non-injurious violent crime’ capped at one crime per victim – even though…
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Education & Training Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:54:45 +0000
National research extended to stop young adults with ADHD slipping through net https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43090-national-research-extended-to-stop-young-adults-with-adhd-slipping-through-net https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43090-national-research-extended-to-stop-young-adults-with-adhd-slipping-through-net National research extended to stop young adults with ADHD slipping through net
Researchers at the University of Exeter have launched the second phase of a national survey to help identify existing services and gaps in provision for young adults with Attention Hyperactivity Deficit Disorder (ADHD). Once considered to be a condition restricted to childhood, there is clear evidence that ADHD persists into…
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Education & Training Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:46:09 +0000
University makes 'significant step' using stinging nettles substance in cancer treatment https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43088-university-makes-significant-step-using-stinging-nettles-substance-in-cancer-treatment https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43088-university-makes-significant-step-using-stinging-nettles-substance-in-cancer-treatment University makes 'significant step' using stinging nettles substance in cancer treatment
Cancer cells can be targeted and destroyed more effectively using a substance found in stinging nettles and ants, research has found. The new treatment, named JPC11, can be recycled and reused within affected cells to attack them repeatedly, according to a study by the University of Warwick. It is hoped…
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Education & Training Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:45:27 +0000
Foundation to fund bursaries for care experienced Westminster students https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43040-foundation-to-fund-bursaries-for-care-experienced-westminster-students https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/43040-foundation-to-fund-bursaries-for-care-experienced-westminster-students Foundation to fund bursaries for care experienced Westminster students
The Sir John Cass’s Foundation is to fund a series of ‘Completion Bursaries’ for care experienced students - those who have spent time in care under the age of 18 - in their final year of study at the University of Westminster. A grant of £30,000 will be distributed over…
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Education & Training Mon, 18 Dec 2017 14:22:18 +0000
UWL event explores how art, music and food can improve lives of people with dementia https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42915-uwl-event-explores-how-art-music-and-food-can-improve-lives-of-people-with-dementia https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42915-uwl-event-explores-how-art-music-and-food-can-improve-lives-of-people-with-dementia UWL event explores how art, music and food can improve lives of people with dementia
People with dementia and their carers were special guests at a unique event about how art, music and food can improve the lives of people with the condition. ‘Stimulating all the senses: art, food, music and dementia’ took place at the University of West London’s (UWL) Ealing campus on Monday…
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Education & Training Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:14:04 +0000
Social workers gather at event to discuss children facing death or bereavement https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42914-social-workers-gather-at-event-to-discuss-children-facing-death-or-bereavement https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42914-social-workers-gather-at-event-to-discuss-children-facing-death-or-bereavement Social workers gather at event to discuss children facing death or bereavement
The challenges faced by children dealing with death or a bereavement in their family were discussed at a national conference hosted at the University of Chichester. Nearly 100 practitioners working with or supporting children facing life-shortening illnesses, their own death, or who have lost a relative attended the recent event.…
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Education & Training Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:26:58 +0000
Violence within partnerships influences women’s partner preferences, new research https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42913-violence-within-partnerships-influences-women-s-partner-preferences-new-research https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42913-violence-within-partnerships-influences-women-s-partner-preferences-new-research Violence within partnerships influences women’s partner preferences, new research
Women who are subjected to violence within partnerships prefer more feminine men, according to new research carried out by scientists at the University of St Andrews. The study, carried out by academics from the School of Psychology and Neuroscience Perception Lab at the University, is the first to find that…
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Education & Training Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:16:58 +0000
New learning and development framework for occupational therapists in Wales https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42871-new-learning-and-development-framework-for-occupational-therapists-in-wales https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42871-new-learning-and-development-framework-for-occupational-therapists-in-wales New learning and development framework for occupational therapists in Wales
A new learning and development framework for occupational therapists working in Welsh social care has been announced today. 'Occupational Therapists in Social Care – A Learning and Development Framework' is being launched at an event this morning at the GreenMeadow Golf & Country Club in Cwmbran and is the first…
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Education & Training Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:55:22 +0000
Edge Hill secures health research grant to help young adults with complex care needs https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42870-edge-hill-secures-health-research-grant-to-help-young-adults-with-complex-care-needs https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42870-edge-hill-secures-health-research-grant-to-help-young-adults-with-complex-care-needs Edge Hill secures health research grant to help young adults with complex care needs
Edge Hill University has received funding from the National Institute for Health Research to review the provision of respite care for young adults with life limiting conditions or complex needs. The research team, led by Sally Spencer, Professor of Clinical Research in the University’s Postgraduate Medical Institute, has received £168,554…
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Education & Training Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:51:15 +0000
Care experienced graduate wins top award for 'From Care To Chaos' documentary https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42869-care-experienced-graduate-wins-top-award-for-from-care-to-chaos-documentary https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42869-care-experienced-graduate-wins-top-award-for-from-care-to-chaos-documentary Care experienced graduate wins top award for 'From Care To Chaos' documentary
A woman who grew up in care has won a prestigious award for her documentary about young people in the care system. Rebecca Southworth, who graduated from the University of Salford’s BA Television and Radio (BATAR) programme with a first class degree in 2015, has won a Royal Television Society…
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Education & Training Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:23:40 +0000
Plymouth develop resource to assist health services deliver more personalised care https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42867-plymouth-develop-resource-to-assist-health-services-deliver-more-personalised-care https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42867-plymouth-develop-resource-to-assist-health-services-deliver-more-personalised-care Plymouth develop resource to assist health services deliver more personalised care
Public sector organisations are being driven to produce greater efficiencies and cost savings, and the NHS in particular is facing the requirement to do more with less, and deliver better and more effective care while at the same time reducing a fiscal deficit. This economic challenge has been the catalyst…
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Education & Training Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:48:45 +0000
Cardiff University chosen as research partner for What Works Centre for Children's Social Care https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42866-cardiff-university-chosen-as-research-partner-for-what-works-centre-for-children-s-social-care https://www.careappointments.co.uk/education-training/item/42866-cardiff-university-chosen-as-research-partner-for-what-works-centre-for-children-s-social-care Cardiff University chosen as research partner for What Works Centre for Children's Social Care
Cardiff University has been chosen as the research partner in a £4.85m initiative to help improve the lives of children who are at risk of abuse or neglect. The Department for Education has named the University’s Children’s Social Care Research Development Centre (CASCADE) - based in the School of Social…
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Education & Training Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:36:00 +0000