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Outcomes for users and carers in the context of health and social care partnership working: from research to practice

Miller, Emma and Whoriskey, Margaret and Cook, Ailsa (2008) Outcomes for users and carers in the context of health and social care partnership working: from research to practice. Journal of Integrated Care, 16 (2). pp. 21-28. ISSN 1476-9018

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Abstract

There is currently much policy emphasis on both partnership working between health and social services in the UK and on the outcomes delivered by services. This article provides an account of two consecutive projects centred on these two themes. The first project, at the University of Glasgow, sought to address the lack of evidence about the outcomes delivered to service users by partnerships. Following from this project, the Joint Improvement Team of the Scottish Government commissioned the researchers to develop a toolkit to involve users and unpaid carers in performance management in community care in Scotland. The remit of this second project expanded during 2007 as it became linked with the development of the emerging National Outcomes Framework for community care in Scotland. This article outlines the outcomes-based piloting work currently under way in Scotland.

Item type: Article
ID code: 40101
Keywords: users and carers, partnership working, research to practice, social care, Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Subjects: Social Sciences > Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Social Work and Social Policy > Social Work
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    Depositing user: Pure Administrator
    Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2012 10:39
    Last modified: 21 Jun 2012 10:39
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/40101

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