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
A newly published PhD-thesis on welfare technology for older people and their informal carers in a Swedish context by Maria Nilsson, doctoral student at the Swedish Family Care Competence Centre.Read more about Welfare technology for older people and their informal carers in a Swedish context
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
Charlotte Ashworth writes about carrying out practitioner research in her own organisation.Read more about Navigating practitioner-academic research in Local Authorities
Daniel Valdenegro Ibarra and Charles Rahal outline what is being done at the Centre for Care in this area with the specific objective of reducing inequalities across the social care landscape.Read more about What can a Computational Approach bring to Social Care Research?
How co-production in research can be radical plus a new collaboration between Think Local Act Personal and the Centre for Care. Written by Kate Pieroudis (Think Local Act Personal).Read more about Who asks the questions and who gets to answer?
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
Emily Burn and Catherine Needham explore what it means to describe social care as an ecosystem.Read more about What does it mean to describe social care as an ecosystem?
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
Christie Butcher outlines the statistics relating to carers in employment and explores the policy in place to support working carers – including the new Right to Carers Leave Bill.Read more about The Right to Carer’s Leave Bill is a good start but we need to go further
Dr Erika Kispeter revisits a report by the House of Lords Adult Social Care Committee, entitled ‘A “gloriously ordinary life’’: spotlight on adult social care’, published in December 2022, to explore what could be missing.Read more about Reflections on the visibility of the social care workforce
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
Rachael Black draws together the discussions from the Future of Care North conference centring on the care workforce, including the changing nature of the role and the potential opportunities this could bring when encouraging people to join and remain in the sector.Read more about The Future of Care Work?