School of Social Care Reseach NIHR
Improving the evidence base for adult social care in England

SSCR is delighted to have received a further five year's funding from the National Institute for Health Research from 1 May 2014. Further information will be available soon on our future programme.


Latest Findings

How health and social care workers can help people with mental health problems to develop and maintain relationships? Read more >>

Care homes often slow to make applications for Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Read more >>

Martin Knapp

Latest News

Further £15 million and five year extension for SSCR: The National Institute for Health Research recently announced a further £15 million in funding for the School from May 2014 until April 2019 to continue the School's research and related activities to improve the evidence base for adult social care practice in England. Read more >>

Insights for Good Practice

Evidence-based practice is essential in addressing care and support needs within tightening budgets. More important are the needs of current and future service users and carers. Read more >>

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