Martin Knapp has been Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) since 1996. Since 2009, Martin has also been Director of the School for Social Care Research funded by the National Institute of Health Research. Until early 2014 he was also Professor of Health Economics at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, having established the Centre for the Economics of Mental Health there in 1993. Martin’s research emphases in recent years have primarily been child and adult mental health, dementia, autism and long-term social care, with much of his work having and economic focus.
Are you sitting comfortably by the fire, with a glass of sherry (or preferred beverage) and a mince pie? Good! Because Professor Martin Knapp is about to tell the story of the Social Care Elf Nativity.[read the full story...]