School of Social Care Reseach NIHR
Improving the evidence base for adult social care in England

SSCR is delighted to have received a further five year's funding from the National Institute for Health Research from 1 May 2014. Further information will be available soon on our future programme.

Methods Review

Latest Methods Review

Randomisation and chance-based designs (CBD's) in social care research
This methods review by Professors Bob Woods and Ian Russell explores chance-based designs. CBDs are less widely used in social care research in the UK, and are generally viewed with suspicion. Read more >>

Latest news

Latest News

Carers often still unaware of their rights
Only a small proportion of carers receive any type of social care support and just 1% of the social care workforce is estimated to be working exclusively with carers. Read more >>

The Social Care Elf

The Social Care Elf website has launched! Two blogs a week on topics related to social care will be published by a team comprising of over 50 experts. SSCR's Mike Clark wrote the first blog post, reflecting on a conceptual study looking at the human rights of people with learning disabilities in an era of ‘choice’. Read more >>

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The School for Social Care Research (Phase II, 2014 - 2019) is a partnership between the London School of Economics and Political Science and the Universities of Bristol, Kent, Manchester and York, and is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (www.nihr.ac.uk).

Phase I (2009 - 2014) of SSCR involved the London School of Economics and Political Science, King’s College London and the Universities of Kent, Manchester and York.
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