Dr Gaia Cetrano
Since October 2015 Gaia has been working at the Social Care Workforce Research Unit on the project Delivering primary health care to homeless people: an evaluation of the integration, effectiveness and costs of different models. At the Unit, she also works with Jess Harris and colleagues on the Longitudinal Care Work Study (LoCS).
Research interests include psychiatric epidemiology, health systems analysis, quality of working life in health and social services, and social care outcomes evaluation.
Gaia was awarded her PhD in Psychiatric Sciences from the University of Verona in spring 2015 with her thesis Quality assessment of mental health and social care services. Findings from the European REFINEMENT project and an Italian multicentre study. As part of her PhD Gaia has worked on the FP7 project called REFINEMENT (REsearch on FINancing systems’ Effect on the quality of MENTal health care), her contribution being the mapping of mental health services in nine European study areas and the development of a set of tools for the assessment of mental health care provision in Europe.
Selected work while at King's
Cetrano, G. (2015) 'Use and development of ASCOT in Italy. Findings from a multicentre study in Italy looking at the quality of mental health social care', ASCOT international workshop, London, 21 October.
Gaia was the convener of: How do we assess the quality of mental health social care? Perspectives from different stakeholders on Wednesday 8 October 2014, 9.30am - 12.30pm.
Cetrano, G. (2014) 'Quality of professional life in community-based mental health services: the role of organizational and personal factors', WPA 16th World Congress of Psychiatry, Madrid, 17 September.
Cetrano, G. (2014) 'Developing a translated and accessible version of ASCOT. The Italian experience', ASCOT (Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit) workshop, Friends House, London, 31 March.