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ASCRU PRU Showcase, September 2020

The NIHR Policy Research Unit in Adult Social Care (ASCRU) hosted a showcase event in September 2020 to highlight research relevant to social care taking place within the National Institute of Health Research's Policy Research Units

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Presentations from the event are set out below. 

Wednesday 16 September 2020


Effect of body mass on future long-term care use

Olena Nizalova

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Projections of adult social care demand and expenditure 2018 to 2038

Raphael Wittenberg and Ruth Hancock

Slides (PDF)

Projections of care needs for England under different disability scenarios

Carol Jagger and Bo Hu

Slides (PDF)

Financial sustainability in the social care sector – impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

Jose-Luis Fernandez

Does public adult social care expenditure improve care-related quality of life in England?

Francesco Longo

Slides (PDF)


Developing an outcome measure for use in economic evaluation spanning health and social care
John Brazier

Slides (PDF)

Thursday 17 September 2020


Policy Innovation and Evaluation Unit study of attitudes to paying for social care

Raphael Wittenberg

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Thinking about caring for older relatives in the future: A qualitative exploration

Madeleine Stevens

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Patterns of unpaid care for older people: Health survey for England analyses

Amritpal Rehill

Social care personal assistants in England

Jill Manthorpe

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Strategies for fostering a strengths-based approach within adult social work: systematic review of effectiveness and implementation studies

Rob Anderson

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Taking a strengths-based approach to social work and social care

James Caiels

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