Guidance for researchers and commissioners on health care implementation in care homes, resource on assessment tools and core outcomes in care home research;
A repository of care home RCTs to support secondary data analysis and inform MDS development that can support more research and useful findings for priority questions, without the expense and burden of involving care homes and residents in research
Evidence on what needs to be in place for MDS to support staff uptake, resident assessment care and improved outcomes
An implementation strategy for MDS that links NHS, social care and care home generated data
A prototype MDS to inform commissioning, needs assessment and care delivery.
Musa, M., Akdur, G., Hanratty, B., Kelly, S., Gordon, A., Peryer, G., Spilsbury, K., Killett, A., Burton, J., Meyer, J., Fortescue, S., Towers, A-M., Irvine, L. & Goodman, C. (2020) The uptake and use of a minimum data set (MDS) for older people living and dying in care homes in England – a realist review protocol. 14 Nov 2020, In: BMJ Open. 10, 11, 7 p., e040397. https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/10/11/e040397
Burton, J. K., Goodman, C., Guthrie, B., Gordon, A. L., Hanratty, B. and Quinn, T. J. (2020) Closing the UK care home data gap – methodological challenges and solutions: Closing the UK care home data gap. International Journal of Population Data Science, 5(4). https://ijpds.org/article/view/1391
Presentation at the Applied Social Care Research Using Routine Data workshop by ARC West/HDRUK – “Developing resources and minimum data set for care homes adoption (DACHA)” 10 December 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HzePDf3tG8 (The event report can be accessed here)