Resources produced by CADR and organisations we work with

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the people living with dementia and their carers

CADR researchers presented a summary of their research (a review of international studies) to a meeting of the Welsh Government Dementia Strategy Oversight of Implementation and Impact Group, attended by Eluned Morgan MS, Minister for Mental Health, Wellbeing and the Welsh Language (17th December 2020).

CADR Team: Dr. Patri Masterson Algar, Prof. Norah Keating, Dr. Martin Hyde, Maria Cheshire Allen, Prof. Gill Windle.

Please click here to download the briefing summary in English

Please click here to download the briefing summary in Welsh




Research carried out by CADR members has shown that cognitive impairment has a significant impact on loneliness. 

This animation introduces our research and suggests ways in which we can support people who are experiencing loneliness to give them a greater quality of life.

CADR has worked with Ageing Well in Wales to produce a leaflet Making a Difference - a pocket guide to help you deal with loneliness

Resources on Loneliness curated by CADR's Dr Deborah Morgan for Social Care Practitioners Please click here

The Older People’s External Residential Assessment Tool


The Older People’s External Residential Assessment Tool (OPERAT) can identify features of the environment that can support older people to live in familiar neighbourhoods, within their local support network of community relationships.      

Find out more about OPERAT here. 

operat logo.png

Moving On


This video was created as part of a research project by Dr Sarah Hillcoat-Nalletamby and Dr Alexandra Sardani which looked at a service from Care and Repair Cymru that helped older people decide whether or not to move home.

Should I stay or should I go?