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Introduction to ASCOT short course at the University of Kent

11 October 2017

Please find below details of a workshop that the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) will be delivering this autumn at the University of Kent and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). 

Introduction to ASCOT | Wednesday 11th October 2017 (9.30am - 5pm) |   London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

This is a one-day interactive course, with practical sessions, which provides an introduction to ASCOT. The aim is to provide people who are interested in using ASCOT with an understanding of both the conceptual basis of the measure and the different ways ASCOT can be used in research and evaluation.

The ASCOT measure is designed to capture information about an individualís social care-related quality of life (SCRQoL) and can be used to measure social care outcomes. The measure is applicable across a wide range of user groups and care and support settings. This course provides an introduction to ASCOT and the various elements of the toolkit. 

The course will cover the following elements: 
  • Introduction to ASCOT
  • Measuring outcomes using ASCOT
  • Versions of ASCOT, Self-completion (SCT4 / SCT3)
  • Face to face interview (INT4)
  • Mixed methods for care homes (CH3)
  • Scoring and interpreting ASCOT.
The course costs £230 per person and places can be booked here
 
For further information or if you have any queries, please contact Jackie Fotheringham or call 01227 824 804.

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