Medical care for residents of care homes: what works?  
16th May 2017   

4 CPD Points

about this event

This meeting will draw leading research teams in the field to present their experiences and findings, and to engage in dialogue with participants.

It will allow participants, particularly those in specialist training, to display a poster on their own innovations in service development for care home residents. A certificate will be awarded for the best poster(s).

To submit a poster, please email an abstract (maximum 500 words) to by Thursday 13 April 2017.

The aim is to present the latest evidence about best ways for the NHS, care homes and local authorities to work together to provide optimal medical care for care home residents.

After attending this conference participants will

  • Know how to improve the quality of medical care for care home residents 
  • Introduce improvement to their own services
  • Appreciate the advantages (and difficulties) of working across disciplines in the context of working with care home staff and residents

Bursary places:

The Section is also offering 15 bursary places (5 x student, 5 x trainee, 5 x AHP) at this meeting. To submit an application, please email a brief explanation of why you would like to attend to

our speakers in the media

Ms Victoria Elliot 

Principal Consultant for Research and Innovation, The Orders of St John Care Trust


Professor Claire Goodman 

Professor of Health Care Research, Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire


Dr Adam Gordon 

Clinical Associate Professor in Medicine of Older People, University of Nottingham


Mr Michael Bowen 

Director of Research, College of Optometrists


Dr Ian Maidment

Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy, Aston University


Professor Jill Manthorpe

Director, Social Care Workforce Research Unit and Professor of Social Work, King’s College London and NIHR Senior Investigator Emeritus


Dr Eileen Burns

President, British Geriatrics Society

Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
W1G 0AE London
Event Date: 
Tuesday, 16 May, 2017