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
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
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
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
30th March, 2020
Welsh participants needed