Research Methods & Involvement and Engagement

Research methods, public and professional engagement and involvement. To facilitate high quality co-produced research that impacts positively on the lives of older people, people living with dementia and their carers.  This is a cross-cutting work package that links with and supports work packages 1, 2 and 3.

Underpinned by the National Standards for Public Involvement in Research, this work package seeks to support excellence and innovation.

CADR will generate new knowledge through:

  • Collaborative research prioritisation and development activities
  • Collaborative research design
  • Collaborative research implementation
  • Collaborative knowledge exchange activity that supports positive change

Activity - Research development

  • Developing high quality collaborative research proposals for prestigious funding sources
  • Building research capacity in Wales
  • Implementing novel and innovative ways to generate and take forward research ideas (including remote methods)
  • Researching and Practice Development Groups that focus on collaborative research agenda setting and the development of innovative methods

Activity - Public and professional engagement

  • Knowledge exchange that affects positive change to support older people, people living with dementia and their carers to realise personal wellbeing outcomes
  • Engaging with relevant public and professional audiences throughout all CADR activities
  • Sharing CADR research in an accessible way for public and professional audiences
  • Supporting ENRICH Cymru to engage care homes across Wales

Activity - Public and professional involvement

  • Co-producing research proposals across all the CADR work packages
  • Facilitating partnership with Institute of Creative Ageing Industries (ICAI), Swansea University