News

  • Advise our research project about how technology has been used among older people in Wales to build social connections.

    16th July, 2021

    The last year has been a year like no other. The stay-at-home message and social distancing guidelines have restricted social activities for people of all ages. This has meant that many have felt lonely or socially isolated because face-to-face contact has been difficult. Although technology has been by used people to help address the challenge and enable people to build social connections, but it hasn’t been accessible to all. This is something that Cardiff University and Bath university are exploring...

  • Implementation of Dementia Care Mapping in Health and Social Care Services

    7th July, 2021

    We have been working with Public Health Wales to support the All Wales Dementia Care Pathway of Standards and the Dementia Action Plan for Wales regarding the implementation of Dementia Care Mapping in health and social care services. Dementia Care Mapping is an observational tool...

  • Making Caring Visible and Valued

    7th June, 2021

    Based on the Swansea University 2020 staff culture survey there are 167 staff who self-report that they are carers. We anticipate however, that we have approximately 650 staff carers so we know we need to have more awareness raising to do across the university to make care visible and valued.  That is why we are showing our support for 2021 Carers Week which runs from 7-13 June, this year’s campaign theme is Making Care Visible and Valued

  • Welsh Government announces millions in new funding to support breaks for unpaid carers

    7th June, 2021

  • Over 50s, Alcohol and the COVID-19 pandemic

    26th May, 2021

    An Invitation to participate in research:   You are invited to take part in a research study. I am a researcher at Newcastle University Population Health Sciences Institute, and I study alcohol use amongst people aged 50+. My aim is to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected alcohol use of people aged over 50.

  • Cruse Volunteer Support Invaluable to Carers Supporting People Living with Dementia

    18th May, 2021

    Researchers at the School of Health Sciences in Bangor University are currently evaluating a new service developed by Maxine Norrish at Cruse Bereavement Care Cymru and people affected by dementia in partnership with Alzheimer’s Society Cymru to provide emotional support following a diagnosis.

  • Exploring unscheduled care at night: the night owls project

    12th May, 2021

    MRes Scholarship

  • New videos aim to help those living with dementia manage COVID-19 changes

    10th May, 2021

  • Digital technology to support care at home

    15th April, 2021

  • CADR Photo Competition 2021

    31st March, 2021

    Get involved and get snapping! Enter the CADR Photo Competition - "A Walk on the Wild Side"

  • CADR Conference 2021

    15th March, 2021

    A time of change; A time to change?

  • Action needed by the next Welsh Government to strengthen solidarity between generations, says new cross-party group

    12th March, 2021

    The Cross-party group on Intergenerational Solidarity is marking National Intergenerational Week 20211 by calling on the next Welsh Government to take action to strengthen the bonds between generations and promote opportunities for intergenerational activities.

  • National strategy and implementation guide for Dementia Care Mapping in Wales

    2nd March, 2021

  • Dementia & Sensory Challenges - Dementia can be more than memory

    1st March, 2021

    Catrin Hedd Jones has worked with leading specialist in Wales and members of the Merched y Wawr to translate and update the Dementia & Sensory Challenges – Dementia can be more than memory booklet in support of raising awareness around the sensory challenges for [some] people living with dementia through the Welsh medium.

  • Get there together

    24th February, 2021

    Want to help people affected by dementia get out and about & regain confidence once lockdown is lifted? - Let’s “Get there together”

  • Research Project Support Officer – iSupport for dementia caregivers

    23rd February, 2021

    School of Health Sciences

  • New APPG report sets out how the housing sector must embrace dementia-readiness

    17th February, 2021

    The report pulls together the evidence presented to the Inquiry's expert Panel, the research and analysis undertaken to understand the housing implications of people living with dementia and makes over 40 key policy and practice recommendations for making dementia-readiness happen.

  • CADR Conference 2021 Participants wanted!

    8th February, 2021

    We would like to learn about how yours and other’s lives have been affected by Covid-19.  We’d like to use your thoughts and experiences to learn important lessons from older adults, to share in our upcoming CADR Conference.

  • UPCOMING EVENT: Hearing Hidden Voices: Older victims of domestic abuse 17/02/2021

    5th February, 2021

    Queens University in Belfast will be holding a virtual event in the form of a webinar, held on Wednesday 17th February, 10.30 – 12pm. Hearing Hidden Voices: Older victims of domestic abuse

  • NIHR research collection which covers several aspects of dementia

    2nd February, 2021

    The NIHR asked a number of health and social care professionals, carers and people with lived experience to comment on the research that was relevant and important to them, and how it might influence current management and support, and from that information have put this together a collection of useful information.

  • Exploring unscheduled care at night: the night owls project

    12th January, 2021

    MRes Scholarship, Bangor University, School of Health Sciences

  • 2021 CADR Calendar

    11th December, 2020

    The 2021 CADR Calendar is now available to download featuring images from our photo competition.

  • Assessing the effectiveness of new support resources for carers of people living with a dementia

    3rd November, 2020

    An online training and support resource developed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for family and friends supporting people living with dementia is to be assessed for use in the UK for the first time.

  • Trial Manager (iSupport for Dementia Caregivers)

    28th October, 2020

  • Two-year study to explore an alternative to day centre support for people living with dementia and their families in North Wales

    27th October, 2020

  • Exploring unscheduled care at night: the night owls project – MRes Scholarship

    5th October, 2020

    Bangor University, School of Health Sciences

  • CADR Annual Report 2019-2020

    16th September, 2020

    Our latest CADR Annual Report is now available

  • National care home arts project returns more than £6 for each pound invested

    28th August, 2020

    An arts project funded by the Arts Council of Wales and the Baring Foundation

  • ENTWINE Survey

    24th August, 2020

    A network providing sustainable informal care throughout Europe

  • Life in Lockdown

    20th August, 2020

    A short film about life with dementia during lockdown

  • Leave No One Behind - Photo Competition

    11th August, 2020

    CADR Launches its 2nd Photo Competition - closes 1 September 2020

  • BSG Symposium July 2020

    23rd July, 2020

    Care Homes Research SIG Event

  • New NHS service enables people to sign up to be contacted for COVID-19 vaccine studies

    20th July, 2020

  • Escalating Concerns Guidance for the Closure of Care Homes in Wales

    22nd June, 2020

    Can you take part in a survey?

  • UK Standards for Public Involvement test bed booklet

    1st June, 2020

    Just published

  • Research Study COVID-19

    29th May, 2020

    Do the COVID-19 restrictions currently in place affect the physical functioning of older people?

  • Healthy Ageing: Social Behavioural Design Research Programme

    15th May, 2020

    Call Now Open!

  • Coping with Dementia during self-isolation

    4th May, 2020

    Dr Jane Mullins gives valuable advice on how to cope.

  • Ageing in a Digital World

    9th April, 2020

    A study into older adults' use of technology

  • COVID-19 study

    30th March, 2020

    Welsh participants needed