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Discover our library of specialist, free-to-download publications that document our thought leadership in health and social care.

Total results: 246

Commissioning out of hospital care services to reduce delays

Date: March 2020
Type: Discussion paper

This paper, by Visiting Professor John Bolton, offers a structured approach to understanding demand, supply and impact of our out of hospital care systems through a data collection template and proposition for a 'model' for describing the service elements which…

Evaluation of the Adoption Support Fund: local authority and provider experiences

Date: March 2020
Type: Report

This is the first in a series of reports relating to our evaluation of the Adoption Support Fund (ASF) 2018-2021. It provides early findings on the experiences and views of a range of local authority and provider stakeholders of the…

Opening Closed Doors Programme Evaluation

Date: February 2020
Type: Report

The report of our independent evaluation of Opening Closed Doors, a Home Office funded Barnardo's programme in South East Wales to support children and families who have experienced domestic abuse.

Managing placement provision for children and young people looked after

Date: January 2020
Type: Report

In 2019 the Wales Centre for Public Policy (WCPP) worked with IPC to undertake a review of international evidence on approaches to managing placement provision for children and young peopled looked. This report contains details of the arrangements in the…

Research on the number of children in Wales placed into care from parents with learning disability and the reasons behind their removal

Date: December 2019
Type: Report

This ground-breaking IPC evaluation for Welsh Government explores the extent to which parents with a learning disability are over-represented within Children's Social Care Services and the factors driving patterns of involvement of parents with learning disability with Children's Social Care…

Protecting sensitive and personal data by supplying and locking down staff mobile phones

Date: May 2019
Type: Case study

As we use more technology in care services it is vital that people's information is kept secure, and that the systems we use are reliable. IPC conducted research to support the adult social care provider sector to manage the business…

Controlling and protecting personal and sensitive data in care homes using computer-style terminals called ‘thin client devices’

Date: May 2019
Type: Case Study

As we use more technology in care services it is vital that people's information is kept secure, and that the systems we use are reliable. IPC conducted research to support the adult social care provider sector to manage the business…

St Anne's Real Time Recording System (STARRs), working towards a paperless organisation

Date: May 2019
Type: Case study

As we use more technology in care services it is vital that people's information is kept secure, and that the systems we use are reliable. IPC conducted research to support the adult social care provider sector to manage the business…

Giving families secure access to support plans and daily notes as part of a comprehensive care planning system

Date: May 2019
Type: Case study

As we use more technology in care services it is vital that people's information is kept secure, and that the systems we use are reliable. IPC conducted research to support the adult social care provider sector to manage the business…

Adult social care data and cyber security programme report 2018-19

Date: May 2019
Type: Report

As we use more technology in care services it is vital that people's information is kept secure, and that the systems we use are reliable. IPC conducted research to support the adult social care provider sector to manage the business…

Learning the lessons from integrating urgent response, short term rehabilitation and reablement services to create Intermediate Care Southwark

Date: May 2019
Type: Briefing paper

The ADASS Peer Review in February 2019 singled out Intermediate Care Southwark for the excellent service it provided. The review acknowledged both the operation of the service and the process of its development and implementation. The briefing paper summarises the…

Reducing older people's need for care: exploring risk factors for loss of independence

Date: May 2019
Type: Report

This is the executive summary of a report commissioned by Nottinghamshire County Council (NCC). In the report we explore recent evidence to identify a set of risk factors to older people’s independence and propose a model to help explore the…