The Centre for Care’s Duncan Fisher and Rosie Mockett from The Care Workers’ Charity reflect on the attracting, recruiting and retaining younger care workers session at the recent Care ShowRead more about Reasons to be cheerful? Young people within the present and future adult social care workforce
Harriet Ann Patrick shares research findings from a recent project with the ONS, and what these findings mean for the future of researching unpaid care.Read more about Home ownership and unpaid care in England and Wales: a project with the Office for National Statistics.
To coincide with the Talk Money Week campaign, Louise Overton, Rachael Black and Becky Driscoll explore the impact that reducing, or stopping, paid work to care for a friend or family member can have on a person’s immediate and long-term financial wellbeing. Plus the knock on effects for long term savings and pensions.Read more about Juggling work and care: the impact of reducing work on financial wellbeing
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
Keith Clements summarises the findings of the recently published evaluation by the National Children’s Bureau of support for young people leaving state care with insecure immigration status in England.Read more about Supporting care leavers with insecure immigration status in England: learning for care organisations and professionals
Dr Rebekah Luff explores co-production in social care, including benefits and recommendations drawn from a report by the Social Care Institute for Excellence ‘Developing our understanding of the difference co-production makes in social care’Read more about What more can we do to understand the difference that co-production makes in social care?
In this commentary, Sarah Givans reflects on an online panel event that explored care workers’ wellbeing as part of Professional Care Workers’ Week 2022.Read more about Reflections on a care workers’ wellbeing panel, part of Professional Care Workers’ Week, September 2022
Grace Whitfield’s commentary focuses on an event arranged as part our submission to the House of Lords Adult Social Care Committee’s ‘Lifting the veil: Removing the invisibility of adult social care’ inquiry.Read more about Consulting the Sheffield and District African Caribbean Community Association on the ‘invisibilities’ of social care