Co-production and stakeholder involvement lie at the heart of this research. Both of our studies will involve day service and social care stakeholders, including staff, volunteers and current and prospective users. Our collaborators will include: National Voices, Housing LIN, Think Local Act Personal, Care Provider Alliance, unions and professional bodies.
This study also involves family/friend carers, staff from local authorities, community groups, primary care services and homelessness and addictions services to identify key research questions for social care in south London from practice perspectives. At a national level, we will network with relevant organisations such as user groups, unions and social care bodies.