Decision on research projects recently considered i.e. before 01/08/16


1. Recommended


Organisation: Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) University of Kent

Person: Karen Jones, Julien Forder, Nicholas Mays, James Caiels, Bob Erens, Nick Douglas, Stefanie Ettelt, Mary-Alison Durand, Sandra Mounier-Jack, Gerald Wistow

Subject: A Scoping study and early evaluation of the Integrated Personal Commissioning Pilot Programme


Organisation: School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol

Person:  Liz Lloyd, Tricia Jessiman, Ailsa Cameron, Randall Smith, Agnes Bezzina

Subject: Support for older carers of older people: the impact of the 2014 Care Act


2. Under consideration


Organisation:   Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King’s College London

Person:  Dr John Woolham, Professor Jill Manthorpe, Dr Michelle Cornes, Dr Valerie Lipman

Subject: Social Care Personal Assistants (PAs) and personal budgets: their workforce profile and relationships with adult social care and health    


Organisation:   Tizard Centre, University of Kent

Person: Peter McGill, Dr. Nick Gore, Serena Brady

Subject: Transition to adult social care from residential educational settings for young people with intellectual / developmental disabilities (IDD).


It would assist the work of the Research Group if Social Services Departments:         

  1. Decline to co-operate 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, c/o ADASS staff team 020 7072 7437

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