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An uncertain practice: social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England (2019)
Journal Article
White, C., Marsland, D., & Manthorpe, J. (2019). An uncertain practice: social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England. International Journal of Care and Caring, 3(3), 375-391. https://doi.org/10.1332/239788219X15538567227956

© Policy Press 2019. This article reports on a study of social work practice with care recipients choosing to relocate between English local administrative units. Data were collected from interviews with 20 social work practitioners from three areas,... Read More about An uncertain practice: social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England.

The continuity of social care when moving across regional boundaries (2018)
Journal Article
Marsland, D., White, C., & Manthorpe, J. (2019). The continuity of social care when moving across regional boundaries. Journal of Social Work, 19(5), 557-577. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468017318762268

Summary: This paper reports the experiences of adults in receipt of social care when relocating to new local authorities, and of family carers. While many matters need to be considered when moving, the study focussed specifically on the ‘portability’... Read More about The continuity of social care when moving across regional boundaries.

Families' experiences of raising concerns in health care services: an interpretative phenomenological analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Bright, N., Hutchinson, N., Oakes, P., & Marsland, D. (2018). Families' experiences of raising concerns in health care services: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 31(3), 405-412. doi:10.1111/jar.12419

Background This exploratory study aimed to increase understanding of the experiences of families of people with intellectual disabilities when noticing and raising concerns in services. A qualitative design was employed. Methods Seven participants (a... Read More about Families' experiences of raising concerns in health care services: an interpretative phenomenological analysis.

Relocation, portability and social care practice: A scoping review (2015)
Journal Article
Marsland, D., White, C., & Manthorpe, J. (2016). Relocation, portability and social care practice: A scoping review. Journal of Social Work, 16(5), 521-540. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468017315581532

Summary The portability of publicly-funded adult social care across local authority boundaries received recent policy attention in England and was addressed in the Care Act 2014. This article presents the findings of a scoping review conducted betwee... Read More about Relocation, portability and social care practice: A scoping review.

Abuse in care? A research project to identify early indicators of concern in residential and nursing homes for older people (2015)
Journal Article
Marsland, D., Oakes, P., & White, C. (2015). Abuse in care? A research project to identify early indicators of concern in residential and nursing homes for older people. The journal of adult protection, 17(2), 111-125. https://doi.org/10.1108/JAP-08-2014-0027

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the prevention of the abuse of older people in residential and nursing homes, through the identification of "early indicators of concern". Such indicators support practitioners in identifying ser... Read More about Abuse in care? A research project to identify early indicators of concern in residential and nursing homes for older people.

The identification of environments and cultures that promote the abuse of people with intellectual disabilities: a review of the literature (2003)
Journal Article
White, C., Holland, E., Marsland, D., & Oakes, P. (2003). The identification of environments and cultures that promote the abuse of people with intellectual disabilities: a review of the literature. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 16(1), (1-9). doi:10.1046/j.1468-3148.2003.00147.x. ISSN 1360-2322

Background The present paper examines the literature regarding abuse within long-stay hospitals and community-based residences for people with intellectual disabilities. Methods Research and policy developments are reviewed, and concerns regarding th... Read More about The identification of environments and cultures that promote the abuse of people with intellectual disabilities: a review of the literature.