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Institute of Public Care

Trusted partner in public care. We offer consultancy, training, evaluation and applied research to central and local government, NHS trusts, charities, and commercial organisations. Our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of citizens and communities.

The Institute of Public Care is part of Oxford Brookes University. We provide applied research and evaluation, consultancy, and training to help NHS trusts, government bodies, councils, charities and commercial organisations make a positive impact on people’s health and wellbeing.

Our evaluation of 3 new ‘edge of care’ services

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Ageing Well Southwark - embedding strength-based working

Ageing Well Southwark - embedding strength-based working

23/06/2022

Ageing Well Southwark are developing a holistic and responsive ‘hub’ service for older people and their carers

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IPC research into parents with learning disabilities in care proceedings

IPC research into parents with learning disabilities in care proceedings

22/06/2022

IPC are actively seeking local authority partners who would like to participate in the research

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Show me the way to go home

Show me the way to go home

17/06/2022

Academic Partnership workshop explores findings on IPC work on Discharge to Assess

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3 evaluations of new ‘edge of care’ services

3 evaluations of new ‘edge of care’ services

13/06/2022

Read about IPC evaluations of new ‘edge of care’ services

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Our Services

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Applied Research and Evaluation

We help our clients identify strengths and areas for development by undertaking reviews and evaluations as well as longer term applied research projects to improve the evidence-base from which public care services are delivered.

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Consultancy

We help our clients solve problems, improve practice and innovate. We can help you to review, design, develop and implement policy, strategies, structures, services, pathways and operational guidance.

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Training and Development

We help our clients improve the skills and knowledge of their staff or other stakeholders. Through coaching, training and development, your services can have more consistent impact.

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IPC Alumni

IPC Alumni

An opportunity to grow your network and connect with fellow Alumni from across the UK

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Academic Partnership

Our Academic Partners have dedicated, longer term support from experienced people with specialist knowledge in your field.

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