Developing resources And minimum data set for Care Homes’ Adoption study (DACHA)

The four-year project started in November 2019. The 14 collaborators come from seven ARCs, nine universities, the National Care Forum, The Health Foundation, and the Alzheimer’s Society Research Network. It is divided into five work packages.

  • Research in and with care homes. You can read more about Work Package 1 here.
  • Creation of an individual patient data (IPD) repository of UK care home trials. You can read more about Work Package 2 here.
  • Development and implementation of a MDS. You can read more about Work Package 3 here.
  • Data linkage of existing administrative data sources to inform the prototype MDS  
  • Longitudinal pilot of the MDS    

Website: http://dachastudy.com/

Source: Developing resources And minimum data set for Care Homes’ Adoption study (DACHA) -AMM01 | ARC east of England

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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