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DOH-Department of Health
Modernisation of Adult Social Care
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Summary of key aims
The aim of the MASC Research Initiative is to examine both the process and outcome of the modernisation of adult social care services. Commissioned studies will examine key mechanisms for modernisation (performance assessment, regulation, partnership working, national quality requirements etc) against desired policy outcomes (user-centred services, fairer access, more consistent services, enhanced independence and better protection). Two national studies were commissioned to establish the baseline picture in respect of 'pre-modernisation' regulatory and service structures, including consumer experience. Eight additional projects have since been commissioned that examine more specific aspects of the modernisation process.
+44 114 222 6245
European Research Area in Ageing
Department of Sociological Studies
University of Sheffield
Sheffield S10 2TU, UK
Department of Health
020 7210 4850
80, London Rd
Professor Janet Askham
020 7848 3035
London Kings College
Dr Carol Lupton
80, London Rd
Is the project externally evaluated?
Interdisciplinary research is a strategic priority...
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