Dr Agnes Turnpenny

Research Officer

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Research Interests

Ágnes has a background in social policy and social care. She received a degree in social policy from Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary and went on to study International Relations and European Studies at the Central European University. From 2001 she worked as a civil servant in policy areas related to employment, social affairs and EU accession for the Hungarian government. Ágnes moved to the United Kingdom in 2006 to pursue a Phd in Community Care at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent. She received her PhD in 2011, her doctoral dissertation explored deinstitutionalisation and community living for adults with intellectual disabilities in Hungary.

In PSSRU Ágnes works with Professor Shereen Hussein in the ESRC-funded Sustainable Care programme examining wellbeing and migrant labour in the UK home care sector. She is also affiliated with the Tizard Centre, where she has been a member of the Quality and Outcomes of Person-Centred Care Research Unit (QORU) since 2011.

She is predominantly a qualitative researcher with a keen interest in quality of care, user experiences and outcomes, and comparative policy research in social care with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe.

Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Agnes_Turnpenny

Agnes Turnpenny's Publications

Journal Articles

Journal Article

Developing an Easy Read version of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT) (2016)

Turnpenny A, Caiels J, Crowther T, Richardson L, Whelton R, Beadle-Brown J, Rand S

Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities

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Journal Article

Use of quality information in decision making about health and social care services - a systematic review (2015)

Turnpenny A, Beadle-Brown J

Health and Social Care in the Community 23, 4, 349-361

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Reports

Report

Commissioning services for adults with learning disabilities or autism: the views and experiences of commissioners (2016)

Beadle-Brown J, Turnpenny A, Whelton R, Richardson L

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Report

Making the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit Easy Read (2015)

Whelton R, Turnpenny A, Caiels J, Crowther T, Richardson L, Beadle-Brown J, Apps J, Rand S

QORU working paper

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Report

Developing an Easy Read version of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT) - Appendix (2015)

Turnpenny A, Caiels J, Crowther T, Richardson L, Whelton R, Beadle-Brown J, Apps J, Rand S

QORU working paper

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Report

Developing an Easy Read version of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT) (2015)

Turnpenny A, Caiels J, Crowther T, Richardson L, Whelton R, Beadle-Brown J, Apps J, Rand S

QORU working paper

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Research Summaries

Research Summary

Engagement of People with Long-Term Conditions in Health and Social Care Research: Barriers and Facilitators to Capturing the Views of Seldom Heard Populations. Summary (2012)

Beadle-Brown J, Ryan S, Windle K, Holder J, Turnpenny A, Smith N, Richardson L, Whelton R

QORU working paper 2849

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DP or working papers

DP or working paper

Factor structure and construct validity of the easy-read Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT-ER) (2017)

Rand S, Towers A, Razik K, Turnpenny A, Bradshaw J, Caiels J, Smith N

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DP or working paper

Engagement of people with long-term conditions in health and social care research: a review of barriers and facilitators to capturing the views of seldom-heard populations (2016)

Beadle-Brown J, Ryan S, Windle K, Holder J, Turnpenny A, Smith N, Richardson L, Whelton R

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