DACHA Webinar Series: Lunchtime Webinars

The DACHA (Developing resources and minimum data set for care homes’ adoption) study are delighted to host a new lunchtime webinar series consisting of four webinars. In each webinar, we will have 3-4 presentations around specific DACHA topic areas. All researchers have strong links with the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration and are based at one of the DACHA study's partner universities.

Click here to download the webinar series flyer

Previous Webinars

Webinar 1

Friday 21 July 2023. 12:00-13:30.

The first webinar was held on 21st July with the topic Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of care home based research: Shifting the balance- enabling care home staff and residents to be partners and leaders in research. 

Chair: Julienne Meyer


  • Evidence review and uptake: Sarah Kelly (University of Cambridge), Guy Peryer (University of East Anglia) and Karen Spilsbury (University of Leeds)
  • Care home trials archive: what questions interest care home staff and researchers? Lisa Irvine (University of Hertfordshire). 
  • Resident and staff engagement with research questions: Anne Killett (University of East Anglia)

Watch the recording of this webinar below:

Remote video URL


Webinar 2

Friday 13th October 2023, 12:00-13:30

The second webinar will be about What enables staff to use resident data for care: Implementing change in care homes: what works to support the uptake and use of information about people living in care homes. 

Chair: Liz Jones (National Care Forum)


  • The realist review of minimum data set use in care homes: Claire Goodman (University of Hertfordshire)
  • How do care home staff interpret and use quality of life assessment tools and scales: Nick Smith (University of Kent)
  • Implementation of a minimum data set: Ian Lang (University of Exeter), Lucy Webster (University of Kent) and Rachael Carroll (University of Nottingham)

Watch the recording of this webinar below:

Remote video URL

Webinar 3

Friday 8th December 2023, 12:00-13:30

The third webinar will be about Quality of measurement: tackling competing agenda's for data capture and use.


  • Principles of a minimum data set: Jenni Burton (University of Glasglow)
  • National Survey and DACHA Domicilary Care study: Barbara Hanratty (Newcastle University)
  • Quality of life measurement: Ann-Marie Towers (University of Kent)

Watch the recording of this webinar below:

Remote video URL

Upcoming webinars:

Webinar 4

Wednesday 15th May 2024, 12:00-13:30

The fourth webinar will be about Data integration and maximising learning from routine data: Building a minimum data set: data linkage, understanding data hierarchy and showing value to the local system.


  • Data integration- linkage and learnings: Liz Crellin (Improvement Analytics Unit at The Health Foundation)
  • Demonstrating the value a minimum data set can bring to local systems: Therese Lloyd and Freya Tracey (Improvement Analytics Unit at the Health Foundation)
  • DACHA national consultation: Claire Goodman (University of Hertfordshire)

Click here to register for webinar 4