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Research for Social Care - Competition 3 Stage 1 Minutes

 

Contents

Minutes of the Research for Social Care (RfSC) funding committee meeting to discuss applications to Competition 3 Stage 1.

Date and Location

Meeting Tuesday 16 March 2021 by Virtual meeting.

In Attendance

Funding committee

Professor David Abbott (Chair)
Professor Chris Hatton (Deputy Chair)
Dr Kate Baxter
Dr Jenni Brooks
Professor Julie Fish
Professor Claire Hulme
Professor Frank Keating 
Dr Anne Killett
Dr Bryn Lloyd-Evans
Professor Jill Manthorpe
Mrs Ann-Marie Towers
Ms Helen Weatherly
Dr Philip Whitehead
Dr Mark Wilberforce
Dr Paul Willis
Mr Francis James
Mr Nanik Pursani
Mr Nic Vine
Dr Juliette Malley
Ms Regina Adu
Mr Glen Garrod
Associate Professor Ly-Mee Yu

Secretariat

Dr Rifat Mahbub (NIHR CCF)
Ms Laura Mason (NIHR CCF)
Miss Saida Sheriff (NIHR CCF)
Miss Katie Prangle  (NIHR CCF)
Miss Lilian Tomlinson (NIHR CCF)
Mr Ben Morgan  (NIHR CCF)
Mr Ian Beason (NIHR CCF)

Programme Director

Professor Sue Ziebland

Observers

Miss Leanne Dew (DHSC)
Ms Kate Regan (DHSC)
Dr Jenny Harlock (NIHR RDS WM)
Dr Louise Hayes (NIHR RDS ENC)
Dr Emma Wilkinson (NIHR RDS EE)
Julie Mugarza (NIHR CRN)
Becky Dilley (NIHR CRN)

Stage 1 applications considered

NIHR202970: Crossing the Line: Providing personal care in the context of families affected by dementia
Conflicts: Professor Chris Hatton, Dr Jenni Brooks, Professor Frank Keating, Professor Jill Manthorpe and Ms Helen Weatherly
Committee recommendation: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR202982: Pilot Randomised Evaluation of Singing in Dementia 2024 (PRESIDE2024)
Conflicts: Dr Brynmor Lloyd-Evans and Professor Julie Fish
Committee recommendation: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR202976: Women’s Social Care in Prison: Identifying needs and an appropriate service response
Conflicts: Professor David Abbott, Professor Chris Hatton, Dr Anne Killett, Dr Juliette Malley, Professor Jill Manthorpe and Ms Helen Weatherly. Dr Mark Wilberforce assumed the Chair
Committee recommendation:  Invite to Stage 2

NIHR202963: Developing a new model and resources for end-of-life care planning with people with learning disabilities within social care settings
Conflicts: Professor Chris Hatton
Committee recommendation:  Invite to Stage 2

NIHR202979: The effectiveness of the SIDECAR (scales measuring impact of dementia on carers) tool in improving carer quality of life in social care settings.
Conflicts: Professor Chris Hatton, Professor David Abbott, Dr Kate Baxter, Dr Anne Killett, Mrs Ann-Marie Towers, Ms Helen Weatherly, Dr Phillip Whitehead and  Dr Mark Wilberforce. Professor Jill Manthorpe assumed the Chair.
Committee recommendation: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR202965: Living alone with dementia: managing without informal support to contact and navigate services
Conflicts: Dr Kate Baxter and Ms Helen Weatherly. Dr Jenni Brooks, Dr Brynmor Lloyd Evans and Professor Jill Manthorpe. Professor David Abbott resumed the Chair
Committee recommendation: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR202960: Enhancing social interventions to support recovery for young people with psychosis - a realist evaluation leading to service improvement
Conflicts: Professor Frank Keating and Dr Brynmor Lloyd-Evans
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202983: ‘Care To Move’: Can a staff training intervention to promote physical activity in older people be delivered and robustly evaluated in care homes?A stakeholder led implementation planning and feasibility study
Conflicts: None
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202975: Developing a new model of social care practice for older people at risk of malnutrition
Conflicts: Dr Paul Willis
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202971: A feasibility study to assess the efficacy of social work services in identifying and enhancing the literacy skills of unidentified adults with dyslexia that have a history of disengaging with social services
Conflicts: None
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202969: A definitive randomised controlled trial of written emotional disclosure for informal carers of people experiencing psychosis
Conflicts: Professor Chris Hatton, Professor Julie Fish, Dr Anne Killett, Dr Brynmor Lloyd-Evans, Dr Juliette Malley, Professor Jill Manthorpe, Mrs Ann-Marie Towers, Dr Mark Wilberforce and Mrs Becky Dilley
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202978:Letting go: What helps older parents relinquish full-time care roles for adult children with learning disabilities
Conflicts: Professor Chris Hatton
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202966: Residential home workforce development: the implementation of an online learning resource to support rehabilitation and reablement
Conflicts: Ms Helen Weatherly
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202961: How People Living with Dementia and Social Workers Respond to Mistreatment and Neglect: Implications for Policy and Practice
Conflicts: Ms Helen Weatherly, Professor David Abbott, Professor Chris Hatton, Dr Kate Baxter, Professor Frank Keating, Dr Juliette Malley, Professor Jill Manthorpe, Dr Phillip Whitehead and Dr Paul Willis. Dr Mark Wilberforce assumed the Chair
Committee recommendation: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR202974: Adapting the Easy Read Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT-ER) for older social care users who need additional support to self-report: a content validity study
Conflicts: Dr Juliette Malley,Professor Julie Fish, Dr Anne Killett, Mrs Ann-Marie Towers, Dr Mark Wilberforce and Mrs Becky Dilley
Committee recommendation: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR202973: Self-Building Our Lives: Evaluation of a Toolkit for People with Intellectual Disabilities to Build Community Lives and Wellbeing
Conflicts: None
Committee recommendation: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR202967: Qualitative and feasibility study to evaluate and enhance the social care contribution of peer-led services for marginalised people suffering from substance abuse
Conflicts: None
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202968: Promoting person-centredness in the home support of older people: Cutscores, validity and the implementation of the 'PERCCI' scale in social care
Conflicts: Professor David Abbott, Dr Kate Baxter, Professor Julie Fish, Dr Anne Killett, Dr Juliette Malley, Professor Jill Manthorpe, Mrs Ann-Marie Towers, Ms Helen Weatherly, Dr Phillip Whitehead and Dr Mark Wilberforce
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202981: Evaluating the impact of pre-meal activity on intake, and wellbeing in people with dementia in a care home setting: a feasibility study
Conflicts: None
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202980: Heads Together - Understanding Acquired Brain Injury: Addressing the knowledge and skills gap in Social Work education in order to improve practice and outcomes
Conflicts: Professor David Abbott, Dr Brynmor Lloyd-Evans, Professor Frank Keating, Dr Juliette Malley, Professor Jill Manthorpe, Mrs Ann-Marie Towers, Ms Helen Weatherly and Dr Paul Willis
Committee recommendation: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR202962: The Cognitive Daisy (COG-D) for improving care for residents with dementia in care homes: A feasibility RCT
Conflicts: Professor Jill Manthorpe and Professor Claire Hulme
Committee recommendation: Invite to Stage 2

NIHR202977: Conversational Agents for Nutrition Recommendation in Social Care Settings
Conflicts: Professor David Abbott and Professor Chris Hatton. Mrs Ann-Marie Towers assumed the Chair.
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202985: Quality Improvement by Routine Quality of life measurement in care homes: Development and feasibility of QIRQ
Conflicts: Professor David Abbott, Dr Kate Baxter, Mrs Ann-Marie Towers, Dr Juliette Malley
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202972: Reducing risk associated with alcohol use among people with dementia living at home: A qualitative study
Conflicts: Professor Frank Keating
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202984: Screening, Assessing, and Rehabilitating Traumatic brain injury for women in the criminal justice system. A feasibility study. (SART)
Conflicts: Dr Anne Killett, Ms Helen Weatherly and Dr Paul Willis
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202964: Empowering social care relationships: a qualitative study using the Power,Threat, Meaning Framework
Conflicts: Professor David Abbott and Professor Chris Hatton. Mrs Ann-Marie Towers assumed the Chair.
Committee recommendation: Reject

Outcomes table

Funding Committees score applications on a range of 1-10. This table displays the number of applications awarded each score in the committee meeting. The tables exclude applications that were rejected during the scrutiny and triage processes, and no ranking within columns should be inferred.

RfSC will fund applications that score in the range of 6-10, although a score of 6-10 does not guarantee funding. In exceptional circumstances and with approval from the Programme Director, applications may be invited/funded that fall below the fundable range (scoring 1-5)

ScoreRangeNumber of applications
10 Fundable  0
9 Fundable  0
8 Fundable  1
7 Fundable  7
6 Fundable  3
5 Rejected  6
4 Rejected  6
3 Rejected  3
2 Rejected  0
1 Rejected  0