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Events in 2017

The Social Care Workforce Research Unit presents a number of series:

We present two annual conferences:

We also host meetings, as well as the website, of the Social Work History Network, which is an independent group.

Making Research Count (MRC) is a subscription CPD initiative that operates out of the Unit. MRC events are listed separately, although some of its events are open to non-subscribers (notably the learning disabilities workshops) and these are also listed on this page.


6 December 2017 Margaret Butterworth Care Home Forum


23 November 2017 Deborah Chinn: Interventions to Enhance the Health Communication of People With  Intellectual Disabilities

22 November Home Care Research Forum

9 November 2017 Martin Stevens: Helping or hindering in adult safeguarding (Social Work Seminar series)


12 October Mental Health Social Care

11 October Lasting Powers of Attorney - this is a repeat of the fully booked 15 May seminar

5 October 2017 Andrew Carpenter: Services for people with autism who are not eligible for adult social care - need for specialist services


13 September Margaret Butterworth Care Home Forum

6 September Home Care Research Forum


15 June 2017 Rachael Clawson & Rachel Fyson: Research messages about safeguarding adults with learning disabilities at risk of forced marriage

14 June 2017 John Woolham: 'The impact of personal budgets and Direct Payments on unpaid carers of older people' (Perspectives series)


25 May Social Work History Network

24 May Margaret Butterworth Care Home Forum

17 May Home Care Research Forum

15 May Lasting Powers of Attorney - this seminar is fully booked

9 May Jeremy Porteus: 'A housing AGEnda: more choice, greater voice for older people' (Perspectives series)


18 April Professor Guy Daly: 'What do we do with a problem like social care?' (Perspectives series)


29 March Kevin Cullen: 'Innovative community-based supports for people with dememtia: Analysis of the value case for social care services' (Perspectives series)

15 March 2017 Migrant care workers in professional care provision in Germany. Information | Contact:


22 February Margaret Butterworth Care Home Forum

21 February Colin Slasberg: 'Doing things differently: a blueprint for using the Care Act to deliver personalisation and well-being through person centred working – Learning from two years development work with a local Council’ (Perspectives series)

15 February Home Care Research Forum

9 February Older People and Human Rights




Events in 2016


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