Decision on research projects recently considered
i.e. on or after 

Recommended

Organisation:

Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement, School of Health and Well-Being, - University of Wolverhampton

Person:

Professor David Sallah / Olga Kozlowska / Linda Lang/ Bridget Fisher

Subject:

Here to Stay: people with learning disabilities from ethnic minority communities including new migrants

Organisation:

Skills for Care/ Qa Research

Person:

Paul Buchanan / Jenny Swift/ Cheryl Wall/ Julie Wrigley/ Paul Rhodes/ Kevin Mahoney

Subject:

Research to investigate whether there is a relationship between post-qualification (PQ) learning for social workers and the quality of service delivery.

Organisation:

Department of Social Work & Social Care, University of Sussex

Person:

Dr Tish Marrable / Sharon Lambley

Subject:

Practice Enquiry into supervision in a variety of adult care settings where there are health and social care practitioners working together

Organisation:

Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King’s College London

Person:

Dr Shereen Hussein/ Jess Harris / Professor Jill Manthorpe /Stephen Martineau

Subject:

Evaluation of Social Work Practices with Adults (SWPwA) pilots

Organisation:

Department for Health/ Ipsos MORI 

Person:

Claire Baker (DH) / Anna Quigley (Ipsos MORI) / David Jeans (Ipsos MORI)/ Sylvie Hobden (Ipsos MORI) /Richard Johnson (Ipsos MORI)

Subject:

Social Care Workforce Monitor 2012

Organisation:

Institute for Employment Studies/ CIRCLE University of Leeds/Carers UK

Person:

Dr. Rachel Marangozov (IES)/ Sara Dewson (IES)/ Joy Oakley (IES)/Alice Sinclair (IES)/ Dr. Andrea Wigfield (CIRCLE)/ / Dr. Gary Fry (CIRCLE)/ Dr. Lisa Buckner (CIRCLE)/ Dr. Christina Buse (CIRCLE)/ Madeleine Starr (Carers UK)

Subject:

Improving employment opportunities for carers: Identifying and sharing good practice

Organisation:

LSE Health/ London School of Economics

Person:

Lisa Trigg / Dr. Jacquetta Holder/ Stephanie Kumpunen /Juliette Malley

Subject:

Using information to choose residential care for older people: a European comparative study

Organisation:

Social Policy Research Unit, University of York

Person:

Professor Caroline Glendinning/Dr Jenni Brooks/Kate Gridley/

Subject:

Care and Support for People with Complex and Severe Needs: Innovation and Practice. A Scoping Study

Under Consideration

Organisation:

Action on Hearing Loss

Person:

Rachel Calton / Melissa Echalier / Dr Pritti Mehta

Subject:

Sensory Services Survey 


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