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Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Professor Paul Bywaters, Dr. Geraldine Brady, Dr. Nicole Steils, Dr. William Mason (Sheffield University), Dr. Lisa Bunting, Dr. Gavin Davidson, Dr Claire McCartan & Dr Jennifer Hanratty (Queen’s University Belfast).
This project is a rapid evidence review of the relationship between poverty and child abuse and neglect. The focus of the review is on two key questions:
Within each of these two fields, the issues of equality and diversity, cost, effective policies and gaps in evidence will also be addressed.
The purpose of the review is to provide an evidence base to support the development of JRF’s Anti-Poverty Strategies, enabling the decision whether and how to address child abuse and neglect within the strategies. The review will also provide a clear picture of the current evidence to enable both Joseph Rowntree Foundation and others to consider whether further work on this issue would be useful and if so what this might consist of.
See the related project 'Deprivation and Inequalities in Children's Services Interventions'
See the related project: 'Identifying and Understanding Inequalities In Child Welfare Intervention Rates'
Professor Jane Coad appeared on BBC 1 Panorama yesterday evening, called Fighting for My Child, which covered the emotional and emotive issue of families caring for young children with severe complex and life limited needs.
The Centre for Technology Enabled Health Research (CTEHR) is delighted that Dr Katherine Brown, Reader in eHealth and Behaviour Change with CTEHR, will be presenting a seminar as part of its 2017 internal seminar series.
The Centre for Technology Enabled Health Research (CTEHR) have been involved in an innovative project launched by BBC Learning and the Wellcome Trust which is designed to get primary school children excited about science.
As part of a new strategy in Leicester, UK, people born overseas will be offered testing for certain infectious illnesses (tuberculosis, HIV and viral hepatitis) when they register with a GP in the city. We aim to find out whether offering early tests for these infectious illnesses in this way will result in GPs actually doing more tests and identifying more people with these infectious illnesses.
Delivering Excellent Care Every Day for People Living with Advanced Dementia: Namaste Care Intervention UK (2016-19) is led by the Association for Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester & focuses on developing the optimal every-day care intervention for people with advanced dementia in care homes based on the principles of Namaste Care developed by Joyce Simard.