practitioner research programme

PROP logic model (June 2013)

A detailed outline of the theory of change, the indicators used and a summary of the evidence for the Practitioner Research and Older People research project.

Is music the best medicine? Using prescribed music to enhance quality of life for people with dementia and their carer

One of a series of reports which forms part of the PROP Practitioner Research Programme, a partnership between the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR) at the University of Edinburgh and IRISS that was about health and social care for older people.

Assessment at Home pathway: the experiences of service users, carers and staff in South Glasgow during the early stages of implementation - July 2012 to January 2013

One of a series of reports which forms part of the PROP Practitioner Research Programme, a partnership between the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR) at the University of Edinburgh and IRISS that was about health and social care for older people.

This research explores the Assessment at Home (AAH) pathway as experienced by a cohort of practitioners, carers and service users. Specifically, it:

  • explores staff, carer and service user experiences
  • identifies a number of factors which support or inhibit an effective AAH process

Perspectives on personal outcomes of early stage support for people with dementia and their carers

One of a series of reports which forms part of the PROP Practitioner Research Programme, a partnership between the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR) at the University of Edinburgh and IRISS that was about health and social care for older people.

Analysis and review of staff training regarding care for older people

One of a series of reports which forms part of the PROP Practitioner Research Programme, a partnership between the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR) at the University of Edinburgh and IRISS that was about health and social care for older people.

This report was compiled with the intention of reviewing the reablement training programme provided by West Lothian Council. The programme came about as part of the ‘Reshaping Care for Older People Services Agenda’. This programme was funded through ‘The Agenda for Change fund’.

Practitioner research programme - Ian Shaw

Professor Ian Shaw (University of York) interviewed by Rhoda MacRae (IRISS) 24th February 2009 about practitioner research. Ian was in the process of evaluating the initiative taken by Children 1st and the Glasgow School of Social Work to develop a practitioner research programme.

http://www.york.ac.uk/spsw/staff/ian-shaw/