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Total results: 242

The vulnerability of paid migrant live-in care workers in London to modern slavery

Date: August 2022
Type: Report

This report presents the findings and recommendations of a participatory research project conducted with migrant live-in care workers about the risks and drivers of modern slavery and severe labour exploitation in the sector.

The Gweres Teyluyow (Helping Families) service for children and families in Cornwall

Date: July 2022
Type: Report

The Gweres Teyluyow (Helping Families) service for children and families in Cornwall has been operating for two years. This IPC evaluation identified key success factors in helping families to engage.

Evaluation of 3 new 'edge of care' services for children and families

Date: June 2022
Type: Briefing Paper

Numbers of children going into care are rising. This IPC paper details our evaluation of 3 new ‘edge of care’ services demonstrating the value of working in this way to help families care for their children.

Show me the way to go home

Date: April 2022
Type: Briefing paper

In this paper we reflect on the findings from our national evaluation of implementation of Discharge to Assess (D2A) with colleagues at RSM, and we identify the factors likely to be associated with greater success.

Evaluation of the Adoption Support Fund: first follow up survey of families

Date: March 2022
Type: Report

This is the third in a series of reports relating to our evaluation of the Adoption Support Fund (ASF) during 2018-2021. It provides findings from the first follow up survey of families whose children received therapeutic support.

NHSX reviews published on digital technology innovation and digital skills in Adult Social Care

Date: December 2021
Type: Report

NHSX, a joint unit bringing together teams from NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care to drive the digital transformation of health and care, commissioned Ipsos MORI, the Institute of Public Care and Skills for Care to…

NHSX executive summary published on digital technology innovation and digital skills in Adult Social Care

Date: December 2021
Type: Executive summary

NHSX, a joint unit bringing together teams from NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care to drive the digital transformation of health and care, commissioned Ipsos MORI, the Institute of Public Care and Skills for Care to…

Personalising Commissioning - An Overview of Individual Service Funds in England

Date: November 2021
Type: Discussion paper

This paper provides a brief overview of emerging practice around ISFs and reflects on some of the key lessons learned to date from organisations who have adapted to this model of provision.

Review of the Adoption Support Fund COVID-19 Scheme

Date: October 2021
Type: Report

This is the third in a series of reports relating to our evaluation of the Adoption Support Fund (ASF) during 2018-2021. The report outlines key findings from a review of the Department for Education’s Adoption Support Fund Covid-19 Scheme

Carmarthenshire Council - Outline Service Specification Framework for Mid and West Wales Domestic Abuse Services

Date: August 2021
Type: Report

This Framework sets out the standards and (minimum) expectations required for the delivery of domestic abuse services across Mid and West Wales.

Building the evidence base for tech innovation in adult social care

Date: June 2021
Type: Report

NHSX commissioned the Institute of Public Care and Ipsos MORI to conduct a review of social care tech innovation. Findings from the first phase of this work, this rapid evidence review, provides insights into existing literature and evidence gaps in…

Wiltshire Council Review of Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Support Services Rapid Research Review

Date: May 2021
Type: Report

This rapid research review is prepared by the Institute of Public Care (IPC) at Oxford Brookes University for Wiltshire Council to inform the overall review of local domestic abuse and sexual violence support services.