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Past Research

Recent survey evidence about unpaid carers: implications for social care practice in England
This project aims to provide recommendations for councils about identifying and supporting unpaid carers, and how they can use and interpret data from carer experience surveys to improve.....

Behaviour and sleep research - C4E0 primary research in disability: the economic component
This project investigated the effectiveness and costs of behavioural approaches to the management of sleep and behaviour problems among disabled children. The study was funded by government-funded.....

Transition to adult services and adulthood for young people with autistic spectrum disorders
This Department of Health-funded work was led by the University of York. Whilst much research on transition for disabled young people in general identifies the problems, it is important to explore the.....

Outcomes, processes and costs of Shared Lives
Current social care policy puts great emphasis on community-based, personalised services that are designed to give people more choice and control over their care and support. However, with an ageing.....

Outcomes of social care for adults (OSCA)
There is increasing policy focus on outcomes in the field of health and social care in England. In times of financial stringency, it is particularly important to be able to identify the impact of.....

ASCOT feedback intervention study (AFIS): exploring the feasibility of an outcomes-focused intervention on care home practice
Social care services, such as care homes, are under increasing pressure from central government to demonstrate how the care and support they provide affects people’s quality of life. The Personal.....

Developing a care home quality indicator based on residents' social care-related quality of life: adaptation of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit
There is a need for clear summary information about care home quality. Currently, there is no way for older people, their families or local authority staff who commission or monitor services to draw.....

Development of a care home quality indicator based on residents' social care related quality of life: formats and interpretation of reported results
There is a need for clear summary information about care home quality. Currently, there is no way for older people, their families or local authority staff who commission or monitor services to draw.....

Evaluations of Staying Put 18 Plus Pilot Programme
This research was funded by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, and was led by the Centre for Child and Family Research (CCFR) at Loughborough University. The aim of the evaluation was.....

ASSET: adult social services environments and settings
How can adult social care services best meet the needs of individuals living in ‘housing with care’ settings? This project will explore how best to provide adult social care in ‘housing with care’.....

Personalisation of services - a scoping study
With the recent emphasis on personalisation, it is important that there is a wide range of options available in order to meet individuals’ needs in ways that suit them best. While some people will.....

Childhood Wellbeing Research Centre (CWRC)
The overall aim of this project is to develop an outcome schedule that can be used to measure children’s wellbeing across a number of children’s interventions and services which has strong.....

Knowledge Transfer in Social Care
Key objectives of the KT Social Care project were improving dialogue between social care professionals, researchers and policy makers; developing better exchange of knowledge and information across.....

School for Social Care Research
The NIHR School for Social Care Research is one of the leading funders of research into adult social care practice in England, and aims to improve adult social care practice in England through.....

Development of the Personal Social Services Survey of Adult Carers in England (PSS SACE)

The Personal Social Services Survey of Adult Carers in England (PSS SACE) was developed by PSSRU in 2009 as part of a suite of measures to monitor the implementation of the 2008 Carers.....