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CASCADE report on shared decision making published

Posted on 12 July 2019 by Lowri Stevens

What is good practice in meetings between professionals and families? Today What Works for Children’s Social Care published its latest report.  The rapid realist review, conducted by CASCADE, provides guidance on good practice in decision making meetings.  The research summarises the evidence on shared decision-making meetings and how to meaningfully involve families in order to
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Storm in a coffee cup?

Posted on 5 July 2019 by Lowri Stevens

A blog by Professor Donald Forrester When I first heard that the What Works Centre (WWC) was going to study the impact of free, high quality coffee and tea I thought it was a really, really stupid idea. Maybe not up there with electing Trump President, but certainly one of the stupidest research ideas I
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Aimee Cummings and Dr Dawn Mannay standing at a podium

‘Family and Community’ project launched

Posted on 20 March 2019 by Lowri Stevens

The online resource hub aims to support families and communities

Yesterday saw the launch of the Welsh Government funded ‘Family and Community’ project in Cardiff. The online hub features on the ExChange Wales website, a CASCADE project which disseminates research accessibly to those in the social care sector.
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Summer CUROP Placements at CASCADE

Posted on 8 August 2017 by Louisa Roberts

Over the past few weeks, the CASCADE team has been lucky enough to have two fantastic CUROP (Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme) students working alongside us and assisting with the crucial work and projects that we carry out surrounding children’s social care. The CUROP scheme offers students the opportunity to gain meaningful and valuable experience
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