SCIE Report 35: Sustainable systems of social care

By Simon Evans, Sarah Hills and Lucy Grimshaw

Published: October 2010


This research was commissioned by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and carried out by a team from the Institute for Sustainability, Health and Environment at the University of the West of England, Bristol, between November 2009 and June 2010. It complements other work undertaken as part of SCIE's Sustainable Social Care Programme, including the Learning Network run by the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU).


The research carried out as part of this project falls into three main strands:

Please see this article about developing sustainable systems of social care in the British Journal of Social Work (July 2011)


Sustainable systems of social care aims to inform policy makers and commissioners in particular, but will also be of relevance to wider social care and public health communities.


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