Mike Clark looks at a study of 12 different nursing homes on how quality of care is affected by financial cutbacks.[read the full story...]
Results: 51For: housing
Samei Huda reviews a recent study of schizophrenia and subsequent urban deprivation, which revisits the social drift hypothesis.[read the full story...]
Laura Hemming reports on a recent systematic review and meta-analysis, which explores the causes of child and youth homelessness in developed and developing countries.[read the full story...]
Jill Manthorpe reports on an Australian qualitative study on what independent living means to very old people.[read the full story...]
The move away from long stay hospital settings to community settings is long established in the UK.
Here, Victoria Smillie looks at an evaluation of a community living initiative from the Republic of Ireland which set out to chart the experiences of those who took part in the move.[read the full story...]
Ian Cummins examines research on multiple exclusion homelessness and finds that social work may have an important role for prevention.[read the full story...]
Mark Horowitz summarises a recent study that investigates the impact that socio-economic gradients have on mental well-being. He finds to his surprise that the relationship between socio-economic characteristics and low mental well-being is not the inverse of the relationship with high mental well-being.[read the full story...]
What are the experiences of families who are supporting their adult sons and daughters with learning disabilities to move on to their own homes?
Here, Mandy Johnson looks at a study, which sets out to answer that question.[read the full story...]
In this blog, Jill Manthorpe finds out how a ‘cultural gerontology’ study into dementia and dress can help with good practice in residential and nursing homes.[read the full story...]
Ian Cummins considers an Australian study on the interplay of rural issues, mental health problems and substance use on housing and access to a secure home.[read the full story...]