Mental health training for foster carers

Mental health training for foster carers (Close up training) The Transfer of Care at 17 (TC17) research project (CLAHRC Cambridgeshire & Peterborough in collaboration with Cambridgeshire County Council Children’s services) identified a toxic cycle wherein mental health problems fed placement breakdown which, in turn, exacerbated mental health problems. (More information […]

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Red Flags for Autism

Project title: Red Flags for Autism Type of research Implementation phase of CLAHRC CP project Background & Scientific Rationale: The Autism Act (2009), the Autism Strategy (Department of Health, 2010) and the NICE Guidelines (2012) all recommend improved screening and diagnosis of autism spectrum conditions (ASC) in both childhood and adulthood. […]

Family Nurse Partnerships

Project title: ENHANCE: Enhancing resilience and self-efficacy in the parents of children with disabilities and complex health needs Type of research: Applied Health research (Action Research Development study) Background & Scientific Rationale: It is estimated that there are around three quarters of a million children in England who are disabled […]

Winterbourne View Aftermath

Project title: Responding to Winterbourne View: Developing the design, commissioning, and provision of specialist community-based services for adults with learning (intellectual) disabilities and mental health and/or behavioural needs. Type of research: Prospective longitudinal mixed-methods study/service mapping/health economic costing. Background & Scientific Rationale: The Winterbourne View scandal has raised concerns about […]