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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, the health sector, 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.

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Blog - winter pressures

Blog - winter pressures

02/02/2023

Visiting IPC Research Fellow Dr Melanie Henwood advocates for a wholesale cultural change to tackle winter pressures

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Launch of exclusive online forum for the Alumni network

Launch of exclusive online forum for the Alumni network

13/01/2023

Commissioning course Alumni Network invited to join new forum

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Review of evidence on virtual communication in adult social care: experiences of citizens and their carers.

Review of evidence on virtual communication in adult social care: experiences of citizens and their carers.

10/01/2023

A call for evidence - experience of vulnerable adults

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Need for a National Independent Living Strategy for our Ageing Population

Need for a National Independent Living Strategy for our Ageing Population

10/01/2023

IPC Visiting Research Fellow Dr Melanie Henwood is part of the expert panel at the Brookes Healthy Ageing and Care network public lecture on Wednesday 8th February

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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 Network

IPC Alumni Network

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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