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Upcoming ASCOT short courses at the University of Kent

10 May 2017

Using the Mixed Methods Care Home Version of ASCOT (CH3) |
Wednesday 10th (10am 4.30pm) 

This is a two-day course, with practical sessions, on the mixed methods care home version of ASCOT (CH3). The course aims to provide people interested in using ASCOT in care homes with a thorough grounding in the conceptual basis of ASCOT and the methods used within CH3. By the end of the two-day course participants should have the skills and confidence necessary to use the CH3 tool. 

ASCOT CH3 is specifically designed to elicit the outcomes of social care from residents within care homes. The toolkit uses a mixed methods approach which includes interviews and an observational schedule. 

The two-day course covers the following topics: Introduction to the concepts used in ASCOT, The ASCOT domains and levels, Observing in care homes, Using the ASCOT observational tool, Using the ASCOT interview schedules in a care home, Making ASCOT ratings, Turning ratings into scores.

The course costs 380 per person and places can be booked here. Please contact Jackie Fotheringham to book


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