Our ambition is to help improve well-being by applying evidence-based policy, practice and service models that have a focus on prevention and early intervention. We know this is ambitious and we will need to prioritise our activities, which are set out in our proposals for a five-year research and development plan.
The proposals cover five areas:
The plan also sets out 16 recommendations to help create and enhance the research and development of social care in Wales.
You can read the proposals and have your say about them in our consultation the Social Care Research and Development Strategy for Wales 2017-22