Decision on research projects recently considered
i.e. on or after 15/09/2013

Recommended

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: Phase 1

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

Person:

Professor Alicia O’Cathain/ Emma Knowles 

Subject:

Avoidable Hospital Admissions

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)

Organisation:

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) 

Person:

Paul OConnor, Louise Sinnott, Katie Adams

Subject:

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Stakeholder Research (Approved subject to amendment) 

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  (Scoping survey to Local Authorities to prepare for full survey to providers only)

Organisation:

Ann Craft Trust/ University of Nottingham

Person:

Deborah Kitson / Rachael Clawson

Subject:

Forced Marriage and Safeguarding Policy – Having a National Impact

Organisation:

University of Sussex (working with University of Bedfordshire)

Person:

Professor Suzy Braye / Professor Michael Preston-Shoot / Dr David Orr

Subject:

Self-Neglect Practice

Organisation:

University of Kent /LG Futures/ London School of Economics 

Person:

Professor Julien Forder / Dr E Tideswell / N.Wilcox / J. Ranasinghe / Dr JL Fernandez / Dr K Jones

Subject:

Review of Adult Social Care Relative Needs Formula

Organisation:

Skills for Care and ADASS supported by SDSA 

Person:

Peter Chilvers / Daniel Routledge (SDSA) / Brian Walsh (ADASS)

Subject:

Effective Workforce Commissioning Online Tool (Skills for Care and ADASS)

Organisation:

Brunel University

Person:

Dr Georgia Spiliotopoulou / Dr Anita Atwal / Dr Anne McIntyre/ Ms Shirley Russell/ Ioannis Paraskevopoulos 

Subject:

National guidance for measuring home furniture and fitting to enable user self-assessment and successful fit of minor assistive devices 

Organisation:

Tizard Centre, University of Kent 

Person:

Prof. Glynis Murphy / Prof. Jennifer Beecham / Dr. Rachel Forester-Jones / Dr Nick Gore / Paraskevi Triantafyllopoulou / Pak Chiu 

Subject:

Costs and benefits of social care support for ex-offenders with learning disabilities 

Under Consideration

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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