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Kent Research Partnership’s Community of Practice (CoP) meeting – Supporting people with complex needs throughout the lifespan.

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Kent Research Partnership’s Community of Practice (CoP) meeting – Supporting people with complex needs throughout the lifespan.

Please join our second meeting of the “Supporting people with complex needs throughout the lifespan” brought to you Kent Research Partnership’s Community of Practice (CoP) meetings.

Date: Wed 27 July,  12:30-2pm Register through Eventbrite

Wednesday 20th July 2022

“Research in social care is very important as it can inform social work practice and improve outcomes for people. The Kent Research Partnership is one of six capacity building, social care partnerships funded by the NIHR Health Services and Delivery (HS&DR) programme in England. Our four-year programme of work will develop sustainable Kent-based partnerships to support the delivery of high quality social care research on the topics that matter most in our region.

Kent County Council Adult Social Care, the University of Kent and partners are leading a project that aims to help build capacity and develop a positive culture of research.

Communities of Practice are a key aspect of this work as they enable people from all backgrounds to come together to discuss their shared area of interest, learn from each other and existing research, and develop tangible research projects about the topic which will have a real impact on practice.”

Objectives of the Meeting:

This is the second meeting of our co-produced Community of Practice: “Supporting people with complex needs throughout the lifespan”. At this meeting, you will:

  • Build relationships with members of this Community, including people supported by adult social care, carers, and the health and social care workforce.
  • Build on discussions from the first meeting and hear from guest speakers about research and practice improvement related to personalisation and direct payments.
  • Learn more about how to get access to research-related activities, training, online resources and admin support available for you to be fully engaged in the Community.

Date: Wed 27 July,  12:30-2pm 

Who should attend:

  • Social care practitioners and managers
  • People who use social care
  • Family/friends who are carers for someone
  • Commissioners and providers of care
  • Researchers with an interest in social care

IT and participation support:

If you would like some further help with using the virtual video meeting platform (Zoom) and the online collaboration platform (GlassCubes) please refer to the Community of Practice handbook or contact us and we would be happy to support you.

If there is anything we can do to make it easier for you to attend and participate, do not hesitate to let us know.

If you would like to get in touch or find out more, please contact us:”

To register for this event click here