About the project

The NIHR School for Social Care Research have commissioned the University of Kent and the University of York to explore the influence of social care on delayed transfers of care (DTOC) among older people. Download or view our project outline here.

Study Timeline

Data collection Timeline

Representatives from LAs and the NHS to be invited to participate in the study

July 2017 to June 2018

Online survey to be completed

August 2017 to June 2018

In-depth interviews

January to August 2018

Final report

March 2019

Publications and outputs

Contact the team

Dr Karen Jones – PSSRU Kent, project contactMr Daniel Roland – PSSRU Kent
Dr Stephen Allan – PSSRU KentMs Gintare Malisauskaite - PSSRU Kent
Professor Yvonne Birks - Social Policy Research Unit, University of YorkMs Kate Gridley - Social Policy Research Unit, University of York