Decision on research projects recently considered
i.e. on or after 04/04/2013

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

Under Consideration

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:

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)

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


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