A Review of the Research Evidence Surrounding Risk Perceptions, Risk Management Strategies and their Consequences in Adult Social Care for Different Groups of Service Users

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This summary reports the results of a review of the research evidence on the perceptions and management of risk amongst adult social care service users conducted by researchers at the Social Policy Research Unit. The summary is divided into four sections, the first outlines the aims, scope and methods of the review, the second section presents an overview of the evidence base, the third summarises key findings from the evidence reviewed and the fourth section identifies gaps and areas for future research.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUniversity of York, York
PublisherSocial Policy Research Unit, University of York
Publication statusPublished - 2007


  • ill/disabled adults
  • older people
  • social care services issues
  • ill/disabled children
  • care for adults

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