Community Health Services Studies

Community Health Services Studies

**Currently Recruiting**

UKCRN# 37304 Early vocational rehabilitation compared with usual care for stroke survivors: an individually randomised controlled multi-centre pragmatic trial with embedded economic and process evaluations RETAKE

Summary: Having a stroke can result in problems that affect your chances of returning to work. We have developed a specific way of supporting people, who have suffered a stroke, which we hope will help them to return to work.

Contact: Dr Jennifer Wenborn

UKCRN# 32710 The Angela Project: Improving diagnosis and post-diagnostic support for younger people living with dementia and their family members/supporters.

Summary: Younger people and family members or supporters affected by dementia have special needs that are currently not met by the majority of services in the UK. Thus, this study aims to provide guidance to improve support for younger people with dementia and their families during and following diagnosis.

Contact: Dr Janet Carter

UKCRN# 33327 Measuring and Improving the Health and Quality of Healthcare for Offenders on Community Sentences: Developing Recommendations for Commissioners and Practitioners

Summary: This project aim is to produce a ‘toolkit’ to support commissioners in understanding the health needs of probationers and how best to commission healthcare for this group. The research is important to spread knowledge of how healthcare is provided to probationers, what works and what does not work, and how improvements can be made. Ultimately, the main aim of the research is to produce a toolkit which can be used to improve commissioning and to measure and improve the health and quality of healthcare for probationers.

Contact: Dr Coral Sirdifield

UKCRN# 31288 Effective Home Support in Dementia Care: Project 2.1 Dementia Early Stage Cognitive Aids New Trial (DESCANT)

Summary: The aim of this study is to investigate whether providing access to advice on improving everyday memory and the use of memory aids has a beneficial impact on the health and well-being of people with dementia and their carers.

Contact: Ritchard Ledgerd

UKCRN # 3815 Diabetes Alliance for Research in England (DARE)

Summary: This research study is a community wide collaboration between patients and professionals to provide a platform to enable further study into the causes and complications of Diabetes.

Contact: Graham Hitman

Please refer to the following website and use the corresponding UKCRN number for more details of the studies: