Advanced Care Research Centre

ACRC Briefing Papers

Periodically, the ACRC publishes briefing papers on various subjects relevant to the ACRC. Please find a comprehensive list of these below.

 

The Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC)

ACRC introductory briefing paper. 2021;1(1): 1-2.

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Navigating blindfold in a blizzard: the invisibility of social care in routine data

ACRC Briefing Paper 1: Bruce Guthrie.

Adult social care is a key element of the health and social care system but care home residents and those receiving care-at-home are poorly represented in routine data. September 2021.

Emerging Findings: frailty and mortality during austerity

ACRC Briefing Paper 2: Alan Marshall, Chima Eke, Bruce Guthrie, Carys Pugh, Sohan Seth.

This briefing paper presents emerging findings from the Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC) Data Driven Insight and Prediction work package that examines changes in frailty following the financial crisis. September 2021.

Multimorbidity

ACRC Briefing paper 3: Stewart Mercer

This briefing paper presents an overview of the challenges and issues surrounding Multimorbidity. November 2021

Quality of care in later life in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)

ACRC Briefing Paper 4: Nav Aujla

This briefing paper summarises policy, research, and other evidence to demonstrate the shared need globally to conduct further research into the quality of care in later life in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Physical activity:  an underrated intervention for people in later life

ACRC Briefing Paper 5: Helen Frost

This briefing paper presents an overview of physical activity as an underrated intervention for people in later life.