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Improving the evidence base for adult social care in England

Sight loss and social isolation in care homesHighlight
Sight loss and social isolation in care homes

This video, produced by the Social Policy Research Unit at the University of York, explores findings from a study about...

Findings

Research by the University of Bristol found that the effects of loneliness are often pronounced among older men and have a range of negative impacts on day-to-day life.

Findings

Research by the University of Kent found that many adults with Tourette’s Syndrome have everyday needs that are not being met.

Findings

Research by the University of York suggests that more standardised measurement of outcomes is needed to assess vision rehabilitation services.

Findings

Research by the University of Kent suggests that communication passports were of poor quality and did not result in better communication.

Funding

NIHR SSCR invites full proposals for research projects to address priorities for improving the evidence base for adult social care by 30 November 2020.

Funding

NIHR SSCR invites applications to support individuals to develop their careers in adult social care research by 18 January 2021.

Funding

Three full-time PhD studentships to start in January 2021 are available through NIHR SSCR for research relevant to adult social care practice in England.

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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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