Decision on research projects recently considered
i.e. on or after 10/07/2012

Recommended

Organisation:

University of Kent/QORU (PSSRU, University of Kent/LSE; Oxford University

Person:

Professor A Netten, Juliette Malley, Stacey Rand, Theresia Baumker, Julien Forder, 
Jose Luis Fernandez, Crispin Jenkinson 

Subject:

Identifying the impact of adult social care (IIASC) 

Organisation:

Skills for Care Ltd/ Learn to Care 

Person:

A. Crawford/ J. Edwards/ D. Figgett/ C. Reeves/ R. Firth/ K. Winspear/ 
K.Chamberlain / R. Mainwaring/S. Baird/ L Jones/ H. Kenny/ Z. Thomas

Subject:

Ascertaining an up-to-date picture of the support provided by Local Authorities to Individual Employers (people who pay for their own care and support via direct payment or other means) and their Personal Assistants (PAs) 

Organisation:

University of Birmingham

Person:

Dr Liz Hodges/ Professor Gary Thomas/ Dr Graeme Douglas/ Dr Liz Ellis

Subject:

The experiences of diagnosis for people with Usher syndrome 

Organisation:

Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU), University of Kent

Person:

Professor A Netten / Lisa Callaghan / Nadia Brookes 

Subject:

Outcomes, Processes and Costs of Shared Lives Stage 1 Scoping Survey 

Organisation:

CIRCLE (Centre for International Research in Care, Labour and Equalities)University of Leeds /Skills for Care Unit

Person:

Dr A. Wigfield / Dr G. Fry / Dr K.Wright/Liz Burtney 

Subject:

Workforce Development for Assisted Living Technology: understanding roles, delivery and workforce needs.

Under Consideration

Organisation:

Coventry University, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences 

Person:

Dr J. Woolham / Dr Guy Daly/ Dr Gill Furze

Subject:

Are Personal Budgets always the best way of delivering personalised social care services to older people? 


It would greatly assist the work of the Group if Social Services Departments:

  1. Decline to cooperate in research projects which are not recommended by the Group;
  2. Encourage researchers who have not approached the Research Group to do so.


They should be referred to

Sue Williams Research Manager
Kent Adult Social Services, Kent County Council, Brenchley House BH3, 123-135 Week Street, Maidstone Kent ME14 1RF
Tel: (01622) 696620 / 694891