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Improving the evidence base for adult social care in England

Poem: Paying for social careSSCR Highlight
Poem: Paying for social care

This poem, produced in 2020, is about the experiences and hopes of older people who self-fund their social care produced...

Funding opportunity: Mental health in the NorthNIHR Highlight
Funding opportunity: Mental health in the North

NIHR has launched a call for research to better understand and manage the health and social care consequences of mental...

News

Twelve new awards have been funded to support the School's mission to develop research capacity in adult social care in England.

News

Funding of £1.7 million has been committed to new research into social care, supporting the School's commitment to improving the evidence base for adult social care practice in England.

Findings

Research by the University of York has found low organisational support and busy community mental health teams limited implementation of the Connecting People intervention.

Findings

Research by the University of Kent has found that delayed transfers of care (DTOCs) could be reduced by an increase in local home care and care home provision.

Vacancy

We are seeking to appoint an individual to support the School’s Director, and Finance and Impact Manager, across a range of responsibilities. Deadline: 18 June 2021.

Findings

Research by the University of Bristol has found that local authority websites vary considerably in COVID-19 support information provided for carers.

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NIHR SSCR Webinar Series

The School’s Webinar Series showcases our commissioned research – both findings from completed studies and new studies – as well as providing an opportunity to hear from the range of individuals within the School.

Webinars take place fortnightly at lunchtimes. Recordings and slides from previous Webinars are also available.

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