The Papers

A collection of published papers

Journal Papers

Named Social Worker

Rights-based social work and the named social worker for adults with learning disabilities: a policy intervention 50 years in the making (2021) The British Journal of Social Work DOI: 10.1093/bjsw/bcab036

Innovating adult social work practice—learning from the Named Social Worker for adults with learning disabilities pilots (2019) Social Work Education, Vol.38(4) pp.503-515 – https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02615479.2018.1545833

Named social workers – better social work for learning disabled people? (2017) Disability and Society, Vol.32(10) pp.1650-1655 – https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09687599.2017.1340019

Mental Capacity in Action

The Mental Capacity Act Call to Action: Online Development of Critical Rights-Based Social Work (2017) Practice Social Work in Action, Vol.29(4) pp.279-292 – https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09503153.2017.1291801

Promote the Vote

Participation of adults with learning disabilities in the 2015 UK General Election (2018) Tizard Learning Disability Review, Vol.23(2) pp.65-71 – https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/TLDR-04-2017-0022/full/html

Participation of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in
the UK 2015 General Election (2016) York Policy Review – http://yorkpolicyreview.co.uk/journalsite/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Elaine-James-edited.pdf

Learning Disabilities

Variation in rates of inpatient admissions and lengths of stay experienced by adults with learning disabilities in England (2017) Tizard Learning Disability Review, Vol.22(4) pp.211-217 – https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/TLDR-02-2017-0010/full/html

An Inquiry by Social Workers into Evening Routines in Community Living Settings for Adults with Learning Disabilities (2017) Practice Social Work in Action, Vol.30(1) pp.19-32 – https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09503153.2017.1342791