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Mind the gap - a case study for changing organisational responses to disabled parents and their families using evidence based practice

Crawshaw, M. and Wates, M. (2005) Mind the gap - a case study for changing organisational responses to disabled parents and their families using evidence based practice. Research Policy and Planning, 23 (2). pp. 111-122. ISSN 0264-519X

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Abstract

This case study describes work carried out by the Making Research Count (University of York) project with social services and health agencies to help them develop services for disabled parents. The structure combined the presentation of relevant research findings over one day with follow up consultation and an additional day’s structured input after eight weeks to develop goal-focussed implementation strategies. Adult learning theory, systemic organisational theory and practice around management of change and the System for Analysing Verbal Interaction (SAVI) were used. The evaluation suggested that it achieved some success in facilitating research informed implementation strategies. A typology for measuring change is suggested.

Item Type: Article
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Social Policy and Social Work (York)
Depositing User: York RAE Import
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2009 10:26
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2009 10:26
Published Version: http://www.ssrg.org.uk/publications/rpp/2005/index...
Status: Published
Publisher: Social Services Research Group
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/7447

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