Kent Research Partnership is a four-year project which is co-led by University of Kent and Kent County Council and funded by the National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR).
It is one of six capacity building, social care partnerships funded by the NIHR Health Services and Delivery (HS&DR) programme in England. Our four-year programme of work is developing sustainable Kent-based partnerships to support the delivery of high quality social care research on the topics that matter most in our region. Demand for social care in Kent is high. This partnership aims to improve care quality by investing in and valuing the social care workforce, and developing a culture of research and evidence-based practice and innovation.
The Kent Research Partnership aims to improve the quality of social care by: