Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC) – lead

Based at the London School of Economics and Political Science, CPEC is an international research centre working mainly in the areas of long-term care (social care), mental health, developmental disabilities and other health issues. Since 2009, CPEC has been awarded over 100 new research grants, totalling £36 million, and has been involved in a number of key policy and practice developments.

Care England

Care England is a registered charity and the leading representative body for independent care services in England. Working on behalf of small, medium and large providers, Care England speaks with a single unified voice for both members and the whole care sector. Its membership includes organisations of varying types and sizes. Care England is committed to supporting a united, quality conscious, independent sector that offers real choice and value for money. Its aim is to create an environment in which care providers can continue to deliver and develop the high quality care that communities require and deserve.

Islington Council

Islington is an inner London borough, serving over 206,000 residents. The council's primary aim is to deliver a fairer Islington, for the benefit of all of its residents.

Kingston University London

The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education (FHSCE) at Kingston comprises three academic Schools and a Centre for Applied Health and Social Care Research, together with a Centre for Public Engagement. The Faculty is a joint enterprise between Kingston University and St George’s, University of London and as such, combines the research expertise and resources of a modern university with those of an established medical school in the United Kingdom. In the 2014 Research Excellence framework, 74% of its research was judged world leading or internationally excellent.

Local Government Association (Care and Health Improvement Programme)

The care and health improvement programme within the Local Government Association provides support for social care, integration and health as well as supporting the transforming care programme for people with learning disabilities and/or autism. The sector-led improvement programme for care and health, is co-produced and delivered with the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services in England.

Social Finance

Social Finance is a not for profit organisation that partners with the government, the social sector and the financial community to find better ways of tackling social problems in the UK and beyond.

Turning Point

Turning Point is a leading social enterprise, providing health and social care services in over 300 locations across England. It works with people who need support with their drug and alcohol use, mental health, offending behaviour, unemployment issues and people with a learning disability.

Thurrock Council

Thurrock Council is a unitary authority in the east of England, bordering with Greater London to the west and the River Thames to the south.

University of York

The Social Policy Research Unit at the University of York is a leading UK centre for applied health and social care research. Established in 1973, the Unit conducts high impact policy and practice research across the lifecourse.

King's College London

Two parts of King's College London (KCL) are involved in the SASCI Project: The NIHR Health and Social Care Workforce Research Unit (HSCWRU)​​​​​​​ is a research partnership between King’s College London and the Institute for Fiscal Studies. The Unit exists to develop research knowledge in the health and social care workforce field and to disseminate findings to policymakers, service providers, employers and patient, service user and carer groups. The Public Services Management & Organisation (PSMO) undertakes research in health, education and public services management. Its health management research is looking at managed networks in healthcare, knowledge mobilisation processes, and the enactment of management knowledge by general and clinical managers.