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Researchers seek volunteers for acute decline study

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A group of university researchers is seeking to interview staff about their experiences of recognising acute decline in care homes.

The Understanding CAre home Response to Episodes of acute decline (uCARE) study is being carried out at University of Oxford.

Dr Abigail Moore, Principle Investigator, said: “We are a group of researchers from the University of Oxford who are interested in finding out more about how care home staff recognise and manage episodes when residents appear less well, or are not their usual self.

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“To do this we want to talk to a number of different care home staff to capture a broad range of experiences and opinions.”

The group seeks volunteers for phone interviews that will last no longer than an hour and that will take place out of hours with participants being compensated for their time.

If you are interested or want to find out more please contact: ucare@phc.ox.ac.uk.

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