Decision on research projects recently considered
i.e. on or after 11/12/2013

Recommended

Organisation:

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

Person:

Professor David Challis / Michele Abendstern/ Linda Davies/ Jane Hughes/ Rowan Jasper Caroline Sutcliffe

Subject:

Care Coordination: Exploring and informing the emerging role of the non-statutory sector in long-term aged care in England - Survey of Directors of Adult Social Services only

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 (Survey to those providing rehabilitation support to people with visual impairment) Stage 3 Phase two 

Organisation:

University of York, Social Policy Research Unit

Person:

Wendy Mitchell /Caroline Glendinning / Jenni Brooks / Gillian Parker / Kate Baxter / Becky Thompson / Rebecca Thompson 

Subject:

Proposed Short Research Extension to the Carers and Personalisation Study (RG11-002) 

  • approaches used by local authorities to determine levels of grants, personal budgets or direct payments awarded to carers and why chosen
  • anticipated changes to approaches following implementation of the Care Bill (2013) 

Organisation:

Skills for Care

Person:

Davina Figgett/ Oliver French /Mary Keating 

Subject:

Longitudinal evaluation of the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) 

Under Consideration

Organisation:

Skills for Care and Consilium Research and Consultancy Ltd 

Person:

Liz Burtney (Skills for Care); Andy Parkinson/Jamie Buttrick/Victoria Pagan (Consilium)

Subject:

What is the role of research evidence in workforce development?

Organisation:

London School of Economics

Person:

Dr José-Luis Fernández / Tom Snell

Subject:

A vignette-based study of the impact of new adult social care eligibility regulations


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