Mike Clark

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Michael has worked at local, regional and national levels undertaking and managing research. His research interests include mental health, dementia, public involvement in research, and arts and care. He also has an interest in the interfaces between research, policy and practice and issues of implementation. Mike currently works as the Research Programme Manager for the NIHR School for Social Care Research an Senior Research Fellow at the PSSRU, LSE.

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Carers’ experiences of involvement in care planning

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Mike Clark summarised a recent qualitative study of carer involvement in care planning, and reflects on what has changed for mental health carers in the last 20 years.

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Social work students and evidence-based practice

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Mike Clark investigates a US study into social work student use of research for evidence-based practice and wonders if the findings would apply to the UK.

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Patterns of care coordination in services for older people

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Mike Clark explores a study on patterns of local authority care coordination for older people and thinks about implications of findings for practice.

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Organisational co-production and social prescribing for dementia

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Mike Clark considers some of the challenges of organisational co-production revealed by a study on social prescribing for people living with dementia.

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