A new report from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) shows how clinical research is working to address the challenges faced by people working and living in care homes.

Advancing Care – Research with Care Homes, a themed review of NIHR-funded studies, looks at an area of research that has historically received less attention than hospital treatment, but which affects some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

Over 400,000 older people live in 19,000 independently owned care homes in the UK. In recent years, the number of residents living with severe frailty and multiple conditions has risen.

Source: Advancing Care – new report highlights some of the latest research into care homes | Care Industry News