Improving access to social care for adults with autism

Underpinning research: the University of Sussex Practice Enquiry

Imogen Taylor and Tish Marrable
University of Sussex
January 2011

This practice enquiry, which ran from December 2009 to July 2010, was the third strand of a SCIE project sponsored by the Department of Health (DH), in order to inform and support their strategy for adults with ASC. The key question that led to the practice enquiry was:

How far [do] current services and strategies support or hinder people with ASC to live independently and to what extent [do] current processes exclude people with ASC by denying social care support to enable them to access services and mainstream provision? (Commissioning Brief, September 2009)

The evaluation sought to:

The methods included:

Download the practice survey (1.43MB PDF)