research report

Flexible pedagogies: technology-enhanced learning

This report is part of a research project Flexible Pedagogies: preparing for the future.

Assisted living UK capabilities and opportunities report

This report presents regional overviews of the state of assisted living technology in the UK.  See also the regional maps  http://www.healthktn.org/capabilitymap/

it is part of the Assisted Living Innovation Platform programme.

Assisted Living UK capabilities and opportunity report

The development of new assisted living products and services requires the insight of both care providers and technologists. The report provides data and information about assistied living technoogy in various parts of the UK.

Daniel Pelka review retrospective: deeper analysis and progress report on implemetation of recommendations

Following publication of the serious case review into the death of Daniel Pelka, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families wrote to the Chair of Coventry Safeguarding Children Board on 16th September 2013 requesting a deeper analysis of the reasons why practice failures had occurred.

Interim report on the 'Bedroom Tax': 1st report, 2014 (session 4)

Interim report on the report the evidence that it has heard so far and to make some key points, given the disturbing nature of what it has heard. The situation with regard to the 'bedroom tax‘ remains dynamic, with the number of tenants affected and arrears levels 
changing by the month.

Reshaping care for older people

Audit that aimed to establish how much progress NHS boards and councils have made in improving health and care services for older people, including developments through RCOP. It looked at the extent to which care for older people has shifted towards communities and away from hospitals and care homes.

A project to support more effective involvement of service users in adult support and protection activity

Report of a short-term scoping project to explore how social work service practitioners might be better equipped to understand the perspectives of people who may be at risk of harm and to identify ways to improve service user participation in investigations, decision-making and meetings.

Providing integrated care for older people with complex needs: lessons from seven international case studies

Report that synthesises evidence from seven case study programmes, each from a different country, that are successfully delivering integrated health and social care for older people with complex needs. The aim is to identify lessons for policy-makers and service providers to help them improve how care is designed and co-ordinated.

Survival of the fittest? Improving life chances for care leavers

Report based on a survey of 100 care leavers and consultation with those who work with them that identifies where progress still needs to be made to improve outcomes. The overwhelming response from our consultation, and the message of this report, is that whilst there has been real progress for care leavers in England in recent years, the vast majority of spending and support has been focussed on the better-off care leavers, predominantly those with a stable foster care placement and who are able to remain in education.

Evaluation of the Cambridgeshire timebanks

Study that evaluates the outputs and outcomes of four Cambridgeshire timebanks. It explores what impacts they have on individuals and communities, and, in particular, whether they can generate public cost savings.