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NIHR ARCs National Priority Area in Healthy Ageing Dementia and Frailty Programme Launch - October 1, 2021

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When: Friday, 1 October 2021 13:00 – 14:00 BST

Where: Online

Celebrate the NIHR ARCs National Priority Area in Healthy Ageing, Dementia and Frailty Programme Launch, showcasing 3 new projects with collaborations across 9 different ARC regions. We will have expert speakers and presentations from projects leads, plus a live Q&A to find out more about the studies, their national impact on healthcare and how you can get involved.

The research programme is focused on the health challenges facing our growing older population. It is led by a consortium of Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs), the host NIHR ARC Wessex with NIHR ARC Greater Manchester, NIHR ARC Yorkshire & Humber and NIHR ARC South West Peninsula.

This consortium of ARCs will work across the NIHR ARC network in England as part of the NIHR National Priority Area research programme. The work is funded by an award of £1.8 million until September 2023.

Chair:

Professor Alison Richardson, NIHR ARC Wessex Director 

Professor Helen Roberts, NIHR ARCs National Priority Area in Healthy Ageing, Dementia and Frailty programme lead

Speakers:

Matthew Winn, Director of Community Health - NHS England and NHS Improvement

Liz Jones, Policy Director, National Care Forum      

Projects

FinCH Imp- Falls prevention in Care Homes Implementation Study (led by ARC East Midlands)
FLEXI – FaLls EXercise Implementation (led by ARC East Midlands)
WHELD - Training care home staff to improve well-being and mental health of residents living with dementia (led by ARC South West Peninsula)

Plus a live Q&A to find out more about the studies and their national impact on healthcare. 

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Celebrating United Nations International Day of Older Persons

 

About the author

ARC Wessex

NIHR ARC Wessex is a 5 year programme of applied research into health and care

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