The Department of Health, under its policy research programme, invites tenders for an evaluation on thinking differently about dementia education and training. The tenderer will carry out a research project to inform policy development in relation to dementia training, and evaluate the three tiers of training set out by Health Education England. The major part of the project will be primary research to evaluate in formative terms the HEE dementia education and training programme. Outputs should include whether and how this is having a positive impact on staff attitudes, skills and behaviours and if it is delivering better outcomes for people living with dementia.
The budget for this call is approximately £450,000 over three years. Costings can include up to 100 per cent full economic costs but should exclude output VAT.
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This fund from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation is looking to change the way people think about dementia. There are a number of different angles the research could be looked at leaving it open for work from both the Faculty of Heath and the FACT. One of the themes they are interested in includes languages, images and stories around dementia.
Funding Body: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Scheme: Reframing dementia in the 21st century: challenging thinking and stimulating debate
Overview: This call supports one or two projects to influence how people think, talk, write about and portray dementia. Projects are for a duration of 18 to 22 months. The aim is to challenge attitudes, understanding and behaviours around dementia that reinforce stigma, isolation and exclusion. The foundation seeks to support the future development of policy, practice and research, and to improve societal attitudes and ultimately the quality of life of people with dementia.
Budget: Projects will be supported with a budget of up to £50,000
Deadlines: 06 Nov 13
Further Information: http://www.jrf.org.uk/funding/calls-for-proposal/reframing-dementia-21st-century
The NHS Innovation Challenge is looking to identify best practice in health, care and support for people with dementia and their carers. The Challenge is looking to identify partnerships across support sectors delivering positive increased patient and carer satisfaction. Winners and shortlisted applicants will receive local and national recognition, prize funds of up to £150k and good ideas spread. Applications can be submitted until 4th September 2013 and further information is available from http://www.nhschallengeprizes.org/.