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Transgender (trans)* young people engaging in survival sex in the United Kingdom and the United States is a major research gap and this blog will introduce a limited selection of compound harms featured in a broader interdisciplinary literature review compiled for my PhD thesis. I will firstly highlight trans young…
In July 2015, the University of Birmingham released a report ‘Micro-Enterprises: Small enough to care?’ The report summarised the findings of a two year evaluation of micro-enterprises in social care in England. It concluded that SME’s were found to be more dynamic and personalised than larger organisations and one of…
Cornerstone is one of the largest care providers in Scotland, providing services to children and adults in 20 of the country’s 32 local authority areas. With a turnover of almost £36m and a payroll of over 2,500 staff, we are a significant contributor to the delivery of public services. We…
Wednesday, 15 Jul, 2015

Engage: Social care evidence base

Social care may be the poor relation of healthcare with regard to research funding, but it’s something of a myth that it is not evidence-based, says Research in Practice Director Dez Holmes (How good is the social care sector at building an evidence base? Guardian Social Care Network, 7 July…
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