Decision on research projects recently considered
i.e. on or after 10/05/2013

Recommended

Organisation:

University of York , Centre for Housing Policy

Person:

Karen Croucher / Dr Mark Bevan / Professor A Innes / Dr S Evans/ Anna Clarke

Subject:

Dementia and Sight Loss: Developing Social Care Practice

Organisation:

University of Manchester, The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

Person:

Sarah Matthews PhD Student/ Malcolm Carey/Professor Alys Young

Subject:

Exploring the role and experiences of Approved Mental Health Professionals; a phenomenological study

Organisation:

University of Sheffield, Medical Care Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)

Person:

Professor Alicia O’Cathain/ Emma Knowles 

Subject:

Avoidable Hospital Admissions

Organisation:

Sense

Person:

Sue Brown/ Kathy Regan

Subject:

Fair Access to Care Services Questionnaire 

Organisation:

New College Durham /Durham County Council

Person:

Helen Hall (student project) 

Subject:

A review of the use of vehicles within Durham County Council’s County Durham Care and Support day services for adults (questionnaire to see how other Local Authorities approaching this issue) 

Under Consideration

Organisation:

King’s College London, Social Care Workforce Research Unit

Person:

Dr M Stevens / Professor J Manthorpe / Dr S Hussein / Jo Moriarty / Caroline Norrie / Dr K Graham

Subject:

Models of Safeguarding: A study exploring and comparing models of adult safeguarding

Organisation:

University of York , Social Policy Research Unit

Person:

Sylvia Bernard / Parvaneh Rabiee / Gillian Parker / Kate Baxter / Becky Thompson / Rebecca Thompson

Subject:

Vision Rehabilitation Services: Increasing the evidence base 

Organisation:

University of Manchester - Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) 

Person:

Professor David Challis / Jane Hughes / Sue Tucker / Professor Linda Davies / Professor Chris Roberts

Subject:

Optimising Adult Mental Health Service Configurations across Health and Social Care

Organisation:

University of Kent / London School of Economics and Political Science - QORU

Person:

Professor Julien Forder / Clara Heath / James Caiels / Diane Fox / Professor Chris Roberts

Subject:

Maximising the Value of Survey Data in Adult Social Care (MAX)


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