WISERD is carrying out a series of projects on social care, health and wellbeing. These include the All Wales Social Care Collaboration (ASCC) project; and the Improving the experience of Dementia and Enhancing Active life: Living well with dementia’ (IDEAL) project.
Please find a list of research projects relating to the theme of social care and the lifecourse below.
Current Research Projects
This Engagement project, run by the Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Wellbeing (CISHeW), will build on a legacy of social science informed community-based research over the last 10 years in two of the Welsh Government’s Communities First Clusters.
All too often decision making within communities is top-down and decision makers do not adequately engage, deeming ‘community engagement' a passive exercise. This project, run by the Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Wellbeing (CISHeW), aims to co-produce new forms of engagement in decision-making.
This project, run by the Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Wellbeing (CISHeW), will establish how community representations produced through creative arts practices can be used as forms of evidence to inform health-related policy and service development.
This longitudinal cohort study, using a mixed methods approach, focuses on the potential for living well with dementia from the perspective of people with dementia and their primary carers.
Developing a new method of measuring alcohol outlet density in Wales using Geographical Information System (GIS) methods.