Knapp, M.R.J. and Manthorpe, J. and Mehta, A. and Challis, D.J. and Glendinning, C. and Hastings, G. and Mansell, J. and Netten, A.P. (2010) Developing the evidence base for adult social care practice: The NIHR School for Social Care Research. Journal of Care Services Management, 4 (2). pp. 167-179. ISSN 1750-1679 .
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In a foreword to Shaping the Future of Care Together, Prime Minister Gordon Brown says that a care and support system reflecting the needs of our times and meeting our rising aspirations is achievable, but ‘only if we are prepared to rise to the challenge of radical reform’. A number of initiatives will be needed to meet the challenge of improving social care for the growing older population. Before the unveiling of the green paper, The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) announced that it has provided £15m over a five-year period to establish the NIHR School for Social Care Research. The School’s primary aim is to conduct or commission research that will help to improve adult social care practice in England. The School is seeking ideas for research topics, outline proposals for new studies and expert advice in developing research methods.
|Uncontrolled keywords:||social care, research, National Institute for Health Research|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit|
|Depositing User:||Rosalyn Bass|
|Date Deposited:||10 Jun 2010 09:09|
|Last Modified:||30 Jul 2012 10:53|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24895 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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