|Institution web page||https://www.lse.ac.uk/cpec|
|Host institution||Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, Department of Health Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science and the Nuffield Trust|
|Team members||Adelina Comas-Herrera (PI), Natasha Curry (co-lead), Erica Breuer, William Byrd, Margaret Dangoor, Nigel Edwards, Stefanie Ettelt, Jose-Luis Fernandez, Nina Hemmings, Martin Knapp, Margrieta Langins, Shoshana Lauter, Klara Lorenz-Dant, Camille Oung, Maximilien Salcher-Konrad, Sian Smith and Jessica J. Yu, in collaboration with the National Care Forum.|
|Funding information (if funded)||National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Policy Research Programme (PRP) - Recovery, Renewal, Reset: Research to inform policy responses to COVID-19 in the health and social care systems. Grant number: NIHR202333|
The Covid-19 pandemic has had enormous impacts on people who use and provide long-term care in England, in terms of mortality, mental and physical health, and financial impacts on care provider.
This project will generate learning from scientific evidence and relevant experiences of other countries in relation to Covid-19 in the social care sector, in order to inform policies to improve the resilience of the social care sector in England and support its recovery. We will do this through:
|Outputs / Expected Outputs|
The project started in January 2021 and will end in June 2022, we expect the first interim outputs around April 2021.
KEYWORDS / CATEGORIES
|Countries||International | United Kingdom|
|Care setting||Care homes/LTC facilities | Community-based care/care at home|
|Impact/outcomes||Care coordination/access | Cost and other financial impacts | COVID-19 Infection rates | Deaths | Implementation outcomes | Mental health | Other | Physical health | Quality of care | Social interaction | Staff retention | Staff skills | Treatment outcomes | Wellbeing and quality of life|
|Intervention types||Policy and governance|
|Methods||Document analysis | Literature reviews and synthesis | Qualitative studies|
|Groups/organisations||Care partners of people living in LTCF | Care provider/care organisations | Older people | People living in care homes | People requiring end of life care | People using care in the community | People with dementia | People with learning disabilities and autism | People with sensory impairments | Staff working in long-term care | Unpaid carers|