We are pleased to welcome Dr Tanja Ahlin from the University of Amsterdam to present an online seminar on Tuesday 27th February 2024.Read more about Seminar: Transnational Care Collectives: Digital technologies for elder care in Indian nurse families
Majella Kilkey writes about the current discussions around restricting migrant care workers’ bringing dependants to the UK.Read more about “Taking back control of our borders”. It’s the dependants stupid!
Centre for Care researcher Becky Driscoll provides an update on our recent contributions to government inquiries and committees relevant to social care.Read more about Contributions to committees and inquiries (April- November 2023)
Continuing ‘The Transitions that Matter’ series: Robert Walker writes about transitioning into older age, and the financial risks involved.Read more about The financial risks of transitioning into older age
Jayanthi Lingham writes about Arts-based research methods, its role in her research and how it can change the way participants engage in a study. Also, watch Chloe Alexander explain how and why she used Arts-based methods in her PhD research.Read more about Using Arts-based methods for data collection
Continuing ‘The Transitions that Matter’ series: Terry Blatter shares her experience of caring, through three generations of family, suffering dementia.Read more about The Three Acts of Dementia
A new commentary in our ‘The Transitions that Matter’ series: Anne Pridmore shares her experience of transitioning through a changing care system in England, starting in the 1980s.Read more about Transitioning through the care system
Continuing our ‘Transitions that Matter’ commentary series, Adrian Murray writes his experiences during the COVID-19 lockdowns and how everyday life has been impacted.Read more about Transitioning into lockdown and getting stuck there
For the second commentary in our Transitions that Matter series, Robert Punton writes about his experience of transitioning into ‘invisibility’.Read more about Transition into invisibility
Researcher Nadia Brookes explores what innovation in social care looks like, and how it can be one way of fixing a ‘broken system’.Read more about Do we really need innovation in social care?
A new CARE MATTERS podcast episode hosted by Dr Rachael Black, with special guests Liz Naylor and Chris Sterry, exploring the ‘invisibilities’ of Social Care.Read more about CARE MATTERS podcast- The Invisibilities of Social Care: perspectives from unpaid carers
In the first commentary in ‘The Transitions that Matter’ series, Katy Evans writes about the experience of recruiting a new Personal Assistant.Read more about Emotional Labour: Transitioning to a new PA
Professor Catherine Needham and Dr Chloe Alexander introduce a new commentary series, ‘The Transitions that Matter’, which features commentaries written by members of the University of Birmingham’s Lived Experience Panel.Read more about The Transitions that Matter: commentary series launch