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ASCRU PRU Showcase, 5 and 6 April 2022

The NIHR Policy Research Unit in Adult Social Care (ASCRU) hosted a showcase event in April 2022 to highlight research relevant to social care taking place within the National Institute of Health and Care Research's Policy Research Units

View the programme (PDF)

Presentations from the event are set out below. 

Factors associated with unmet need for support to maintain independence in later life: a mixed methods systematic review

Gemma Spiers

Newcastle University

Sharing the costs of social care for older people in England: a sociocultural framing approach to understanding public attitudes

Josie Dixon

London School of Economics and Political Science

The role of public advisors in social care policy research

Patrick Wood, Mike Shepherdson, John Nelson and Sarah Lowton

PRU Public Advisors

Projections of numbers of unpaid carers of older people

Katarina Swanson and Raphael Wittenberg

London School of Economics and Political Science

The impact of Care Act Easements on co-residents carers 70+ looking after people living with dementia

Phil Drake, Debora Price and Jayne Astbury

University of Manchester

Nursing associates in adult social care – a bumpy road for implementation

Jill Manthorpe and Jo Moriarty

King's College London

Developing a core outcome set for adult social care

Ray Fitzpatrick and Priya Sugavanam

University of Oxford

Assessing social care outcomes using administrative records

Jose-Luis Fernandez

London School of Economics and Political Science

The economic determinants of English home care quality

Stephen Allan

University of Kent

Understanding and measuring safety in older adult care homes

Nick Smith

University of Kent

Rapid review of digital technologies to prevent falls in people living with dementia

Charlotte Eost-Telling

University of Manchester