• Display:

Call for research participants – dementia care

Researchers from the University of Kent are looking for study participants to help them to understand how well social care services support people living with dementia and their family and friends, who support them. Who is the research for? People living in England who are a family member or friend of someone living with dementia, […]

Read more...

Call for participants – study into Parkinson’s

Mridhula Murali and the research team at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, are investigating how speech may change over time for people with Parkinson’s. Who do the researchers need? 40 people diagnosed with Parkinson’s who are over 35 years of age and speak fluent English. They must also have changes in their speech and must have access […]

Read more...

Music and reading for people with dementia and their carers

We recently had a speaker from the Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research (Anglia Ruskin University) at our Shelford Hub and there was interest in the type music and reading programmes mentioned. There is now a piece of research being done on the effects of music and reading activities for people living with dementia and […]

Read more...

Healthwatch report shines light on COVID health and care struggles

The final report from Healthwatch Cambridgeshire’s three-month COVID survey has been published today (22 October 2020). “Your care during COVID” has highlighted the health and care struggles of some of the most disadvantaged in our communities across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The survey aimed to find out how changes to health and care services were affecting […]

Read more...

Call for research participants – dementia care

Researchers from the University of Kent are looking for study participants to help them to understand how well social care services support people living with dementia and their family and friends, who support them. Who is the research for? People living in England who are a family member or friend of someone living with dementia, […]

Read more...

Study by the University of East Anglia reveals impact of COVID-19 on young carers

The pressures facing young carers during the COVID-19 pandemic have been revealed in new research by the University of East Anglia (UEA) which Caring Together have supported. The restrictions of lockdown and the anxiety related to the risks associated with COVID-19 have been central to young carers’ difficulties, increasing their caring load, preventing them from […]

Read more...