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Research for Social Care Competition 4 Stage 1 Minutes

Published

14 April 2022

Version

1.0 April 22

Contents

Minutes of the Research for Social Care (RfSC) funding committee meeting to discuss applications to Competition 4 Stage 1.

Date and Location

Meeting Tuesday 15 March 2022 by Virtual meeting.

In Attendance

Funding committee

Professor David Abbott (Chair)
Professor Chris Hatton
Dr Kate Baxter
Dr Jenni Brooks
Mr Glen Garrod
Professor Claire Hulme
Mr Francis James
Professor Frank Keating
Dr Anne Killett
Dr Bryn LLoyd-Evans
Dr Juliette Malley
Professor Jill Manthorpe
Mr Nanik Pursani
Ms Helen Weatherly
Dr Philip Whitehead
Dr Mark Wilberforce
Dr Paul Willis
Associate Professor Ly-Mee Yu
Ms Debby Leonard

Secretariat

Mr Ben Morgan  (NIHR CCF)
Sylvia Mckelvie (NIHR CCF)
Dr Rifat Mahbub (NIHR CCF)
Miss Genis Fernandes(NIHR CCF)
Miss Bronwyn Mathews (NIHR CCF)

Programme Director

Professor Sue Ziebland

Observers

Evie Bate, ESRC, UKRI
Ms Clare Jackson, RDS East Midlands
Sarah Brien,  NIHR RDS South Central
Ruth Hudson, LCRN East of England 
Heather Bell, LCRN West of England
Leanne Dew, DHSC
Ms Alexandra Duncan, DHSC
Professor Marian Knight, University of Oxford

Stage 1 applications considered

NIHR204264: Care Home Activity Providers facilitating Public Involvement in research as meaningful activity for care home residents (CHAPPI)
Conflicts: None
Committee recommendation: Invite to stage 2

NIHR204258: Exploring well-being: A qualitative study of care leavers’ experiences of transition to independence
Conflicts: Professor David Abbott, Dr Kate Baxter, Dr Jenni Brooks, Ms Debby Lennard, Ms Helen Weatherly, Dr Mark Wilberforce and Dr Ly-Mee Yu, Professor Sue Ziebland
Committee recommendation: Invite to stage 2

NIHR204267: Not the last resort: the impact of an interprofessional student training care home scheme on residents, social care staff and students
Conflicts:  None
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR204266: Social care planning and provision for people with young onset dementia and their families: current practice and resources for improvement
Conflicts: Professor Chris Hatton, Dr Kate Baxter, Dr Jenni Brooks, Dr Anne Killett, Ms Helen Weatherly, Dr Mark Wilberforce, Professor Jill Manthorpe
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204260: BRIDGING - Breakthrough interview extended reality training towards reducing the autism employment gap
Conflicts: Professor Chris Hatton and  Dr Anne Killett  Dr Brynmor Lloyd-Evans
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204261: Missing autistic young adults (aged 18 - 25 years): Building an evidence base to support improved safeguarding, prevention and responses across multi-agencies
Conflicts: None
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR204270: Ageing, depression and loneliness in minority groups: improving social care interventions to tackle social exclusion
Conflicts: Professor Frank F Keating and Dr Anne Killett
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR204234: We don’t know what we don’t know: exploring social care on the margins
Conflicts: Professor David Abbott, Professor Chris Hatton, Dr Kate Baxter, Dr Jenni Brooks, Professor Jill Manthorpe and Dr Mark Wilberforce
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204265: Managed voice assistants for supporting adults with social care needs
Conflicts: Professor David Abbott and Professor Jill Manthorpe. Ms Helen Weatherly, Dr Paul Willis and Dr Ly-Mee Yu
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204257: The role of survivor-support services integrated within domestic abuse perpetrator programmes
Conflicts:  Professor David Abbott and Dr Paul Willis
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204262: Understanding the value of the support networks (SNs) of informal carers: A qualitative study and co-development of resources
Conflicts: None
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR204272: Learning from our loss: An exploration of COVID-19 grief and trauma in care home staff
Conflicts: None
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204235: The co-production and development of a multi-agency approach to addressing hoarding behaviours in adults
Conflicts: Dr Philip Whitehead
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204256: The invisible carer: Understanding and addressing the information needs of informal carers who identify as LGBTQ+ and are aged 50+. A mixed methods study
Conflicts:  Professor Frank F Keating, Dr Paul Willis, Professor Claire Hulme
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204244: A blended future? A mixed-methods study to explore how voluntary and community sector organisations could combine in-person and digital service delivery for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism
Conflicts:  Professor Claire Hulme and Professor Frank F Keating
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204255: ‘A place to share’: ‘Investigating the experience, use & potential of autistic & professional-led peer support models in England’
Conflicts:  Professor Chris Hatton
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR204251: Understanding the social care needs of autistic older people (AOP), previously unknown to services: a co-productive inquiry
Conflicts: Professor Chris Hatton
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204263: Developing and Evaluating an AuTism and Homelessness Toolkit and Training Package (AT-Home)
Conflicts: Dr Brynmor Lloyd Evans
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR204259: Development and Feasibility Trial of iSupport-PD, a Digital Intervention for carers of people with Parkinson’s and cognitive impairment
Conflicts:  Dr Philip Whitehead
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204276: Peer-group intervention to promote successful transition to adulthood for autistic people: A feasibility RCT
Conflicts: Dr Philip Whitehead,  Professor David Abbott, Dr Kate Baxter, Dr Jenni Brooks, Dr Brynmor Lloyd Evans, Ms Helen Weatherly and Dr Mark Wilberforce
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204253: Strengthening support for the social care workforce: The co-production of a psychological wellbeing intervention for adult social workers in England
Conflicts: None
Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR204268: Improving residential care: a preliminary trial of the MEMOrIes conveRsation package for residents (MEMOIR-RES)
Conflicts: Dr Paul Willis
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

NIHR204241: Supporting autistic people as they age: equipping social workers to work with autistic people
Conflicts: Dr Philip Whitehead
Committee recommendation: Invited to Stage 2

2.0 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
9.0 - 10.0 Invited 0
8.0 - 8.9 Invited 2
7.0 - 7.9 Invited 10
6.0 - 6.9 Invited 4
5.0 - 5.9 Rejected 5
4.0 - 4.9 Rejected 2
3.0 - 3.9 Rejected 0
2.0 - 2.9 Rejected 0
1.0 - 1.9 Rejected 0