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Jun 29, 2021

Care Opinion is a social enterprise which gives citizens a platform to air their views and opinions on health and care services. It aims to make care services better for everyone. 

Fraser Gilmore, Head of Scotland at Care Opinion tells us more about its aims and how it works. 

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Mar 10, 2021

A study to gauge how lockdown restrictions have affected the families of care home residents, have been published. The research, titled Creative Covid Care, highlights the relationship-based and creative practices used to support communication and connection while visiting restrictions have been in place.

This rapid...


Jan 12, 2021

Kinections was a three-year collaborative research project, working with care homes across East Ayrshire to explore what community means for people who live, work and visit care homes, with a particular focus on the experiences of people living with dementia.

We had a conversation with Edel Roddy, the project lead at...


Dec 22, 2020

The first findings of a study to gauge how lockdown restrictions have affected the families of care home residents, have been published. The research, titled Creative Covid Care, highlights the relationship-based and creative practices used to support communication and connection while visiting restrictions have been in...


Dec 18, 2020

Presents the first findings of a study to gauge how lockdown restrictions have affected the families of care home residents.

The research, titled Creative Covid Care, highlights the relationship-based and creative practices used to support communication and connection while visiting restrictions have been in place.

This...