Nadia Brookes

Research Fellow

n.k.brookes@kent.ac.uk
01227 823807

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Research Interests

Nadia is a Research Fellow at the Personal Social Services Research Unit part of the University of Kent's School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research. Her main current interests include issues such as innovation in public services, service delivery and outcomes.

Current research: Member of the UK WILCO team (2010-2014, ‘Welfare Innovations at the Local level in favour of Cohesion', 7th European Framework Programme); co-applicant on the Outcomes Processes and Costs of Shared Lives project (2011-2014, National Institute for Health Research School for Social Care Research, UK) and public involvement in research lead for the Quality and Outcomes of person-centred care Research Unit (2011-2017, Department of Health, England).

Nadia Brookes' Publications

Journal Articles

Journal Article

Older people receiving family-based support in the community: A survey of quality of life amongst users of ‘Shared Lives’ in England (2017)

Callaghan L, Brookes N, Palmer S

Health and Social Care in the Community

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Journal Article

Implementation of a community-based approach to dementia care in England: Understanding the experiences of staff (2016)

Brookes N

Journal of Social Service Research

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Journal Article

‘I live with other people and not alone’: a survey of the views and experiences of older people using Shared Lives (adult placement) (2016)

Brookes N, Palmer S, Callaghan L

Working with Older People 20, 3, 179-186

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Journal Article

Personalisation and innovation in a cold financial climate (2015)

Brookes N, Callaghan L, Netten A, Fox D

British Journal of Social Work 45, 1, 86-103

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Journal Article

What next for Shared Lives? Family-based support as a potential option for older people (2013)

Brookes N, Callaghan L

Journal of Care Services Management 7, 3, 87-94

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Book Sections

Book Section

Birmingham: A “Locality Approach” to Combating Worklessness (2016)

Brookes N, Kendall J, Mitton L

Springer

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Birmingham: The Youth Employment and Enterprise Rehearsal Project (2016)

Brookes N, Kendall J, Mitton L

Springer

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Book Section

Birmingham, Priority to Economics, Social Innovation at the Margins (2016)

Brookes N, Kendall J, Mitton L

Springer

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Book Section

Personalisation and innovation of social services in a cold financial climate (2015)

Brookes N

Bononia University Press

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Book Section

Shared Lives – improving understanding of the costs of family-based support (2014)

Brookes N, Callaghan L

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DP or working papers

DP or working paper

Developing an outcome measurement tool for Shared Lives (2015)

Callaghan L, Brookes N, Palmer S

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DP or working paper

Unit Costs in Criminal Justice (2013)

Brookes N, Barrett B, Netten A, Knapp E

PSSRU Discussion Paper 2855, University of Kent

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Blogs

Blog

Third sector – measuring impact, enhancing visibility? (2015)

Brookes N

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