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Personalisation: what will the impacts be for carers?

Larkin, Mary and Dickinson, Helen (2011) Personalisation: what will the impacts be for carers? Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.

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Much has been written about personalisation and the potential that this agenda holds for change within welfare services. Although carers have been identified as an important group in translating personalisation into practice we know very little about how the third sector might support carers in order to make personalisation effective. In this paper we examine the literature to identify the existing evidence base available to examine the impact of personalisation on carers. We find that this evidence is limited at best and therefore set out those areas of further research which we argue are required to inform third sector practice. We illustrate these areas of further research via some real-life case studies in order to root these examples in everyday practice.

Type of Work:Monograph (Working Paper)
School/Faculty:Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Social Sciences
Number of Pages:18
Department:Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC)

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Date:July 2011
Series/Collection Name:TSRC Working Paper Series
Keywords:Personalisation; carers; impact; evidence.
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
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Funders:Economic and Social Science Research Council, Office for Civil Society, Barrow Cadbury Trust
ID Code:1510

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