Preventing dependency, promoting independence: a researcher's perspective

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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to discuss how research can support a renewed focus on the promotion of independence and the prevention of avoidable dependency. Design/methodology/approach - Narrative review and discussion. Findings - Generating practice-based evidence, exploiting the possibilities of existing administrative data and learning from the world of public health may offer some ways forward. Originality/value - Potential priorities for future research are identified.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)200-202
Number of pages3
JournalTizard Learning Disability Review
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Adult social care
  • Policy


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