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Event: A Year from lockdown: shared learning from the impact of COVID-19 visiting restrictions

An event to share learning from the impact of Phase 1 visiting restrictions on the relatives of older care home residents, and continue the conversation with a focus on shared learning. 

The event will have short inputs from the CSO research team on the impact of Phase 1 lockdown on family carers, and creative practices. We will also hear from Iona Colvin, Chief Social Work Adviser; Donald Macaskill, CEO of Scottish Care; Care Home Relatives Scotland; care home staff; Care Inspectorate.

This is a great CPD opportunity and  attendees will receive a certificate from the University of Edinburgh.

Register now for the event on 23 March 2021, 12:00-14:00

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-year-from-lockdown-shared-learning-from-impact-of-visiting-restrictions-tickets-143739890883

Advancing Dementia Care Cymru Conference 2-3 February 2021

Members of the research team, Dr George Palattiyil, Prof Lynn Jamieson and Dr Sarah Swift, spoke at a plenary session on 2 Feb 2020. This was called ‘Locked Out: The experiences of families of care home residents during Scotland’s first Covid-19 lockdown.’

Project partners

Chief Scientists Office
The University of Edinburgh
University of Strathclyde
University of the west of Scotland
Iriss
CRFR