Research capacity, knowledge, skills and use in Councils with Adult Social Care Responsibilities: Findings from an online survey of research active Local Government staff

Chris Rainey, John Woolham, Martin Stevens

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Abstract

This report is written in four parts. The first presents a rapid summary of the shape of local authority social care research and key policies and guidance that have impacted on it over the past few decades. The second part describes the objectives of the study and the methods used to collect the data. The third part
presents the findings and the final part presents a discussion and conclusion.
This study was commissioned by the Social Care Evidence in Practice (SCEiP) project led by the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at LSE with support from the National Institute for Health Research School for Social Care Research (NIHR SSCR). Funding of £5,000 was made available to the Social Services Research Group to carry out the research. The study was led by a member of the Social Services Research Group Executive Committee (EC) with support from two EC colleagues.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherLondon School of Economics
Commissioning bodyLSE London School of Economics & Political Science
Number of pages49
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2015

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