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

Group of older people standing and chatting

When: Friday, 1 October 2021 13:00 – 14:00 BST (Recording of launch below)


Professor Alison Richardson, NIHR ARC Wessex Director 

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


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

Ms Liz Jones, Policy Director, National Care Forum      


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

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


Celebrating United Nations International Day of Older Persons



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ARC Wessex

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

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