Publications by our colleagues
On this page you’ll find publications by the Centre for Care team and our collaborating partners. Keep checking here for new publications or sign up to our regular newsletter to keep up to date with our latest journal articles, papers, policy briefs, research reports and more.
Scholarly articles by the Centre for Care team.
The Global Demand for Migrant Care Workers: Drivers and Implications on Migrants’ Wellbeing
Hussein, S. The Global Demand for Migrant Care Workers: Drivers and Implications on Migrants’ Wellbeing. Sustainability 2022,14,10612. https://doi.org/ 10.3390/su141710612
Dealing with drift: Comparing social care reform in the four nations of the UK
Needham, C., & Hall, P. (2022). Dealing with drift: Comparing social care reform in the four nations of the UK. Social Policy & Administration, 1– 17. https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12858
How do you shape a market? Explaining local state practices in adult social care
Needham, C, Allen, K, Burn, E, Hall, K, Mangan, C, Al-Janabi, H, Tahir, W, Carr, S, Glasby, J, Henwood, M & McKay, S (2022), ‘How do you shape a market? Explaining local state practices in adult social care‘, Journal of Social Policy.
Sustainable Social Care: The Potential of Mainstream “Smart” Technologies
Hamblin, K. Sustainable Social Care: The Potential of Mainstream “Smart” Technologies. Sustainability 2022, 14, 2754. https://doi.org/10.3390/su14052754
Cycles of caring: transitions in and out of unpaid care
Our new research, undertaken by Centre for Care colleagues, Maria Petrillo, Matt Bennett and Gwilym Pryce, is released for Carers Rights Day (24th November 2022) and shows the astonishing numbers of people in the UK starting or ending an unpaid caring role each year.
Responses to calls for evidence
The Centre for Care team regularly submit evidence to a number of wide-ranging government inquiries.
Submission to the House of Lords Justice and Home Affairs Committee inquiry on Family MigrationView Publication
Submission to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee into UK Labour Supply
This response draws on our recent work in the Sustainable Care programme. In preparing it we drew on previous focus groups with care workers and managers about their experiences of the social care sector. We would like to acknowledge and thank them for their time and insights.
Submission to the House of Lords Adult Social Care Committee inquiry into ‘Lifting the veil: removing the invisibility of adult social care’
We submitted written evidence from our research as well as the lived expertise of our non-academic partners including Sheffield Carers Centre, Sheffield Young Carers, SADACCA (Sheffield And District African Caribbean Community Association), SACMHA Health & Social Care, and Sheffield Voices.
Submission to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee inquiry into ‘Post-pandemic economic growth: UK labour markets’View Publication
Submission to Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (DCMS) inquiry into ‘Connected tech: smart or sinister?’View Publication
Expert Panel: Evaluation of Government’s commitments in the area of the health and social care workforce in England
Professor Shereen Hussein was one of the workforce specialists who contributed to a separate special report, ‘Expert Panel: Evaluation of Government’s commitments in the area of the health and social care workforce in England’, published in July 2022.
House of Commons Health & Social Care Committee inquiry into ‘Workforce: recruitment, training and retention in health and social care’
Published in July 2022. This report includes evidence submitted by Tom Hunt on behalf of the Centre, drawing on lessons that can be learned from the introduction of mandatory vaccination for care home workers.
Working Paper 1: Technology in social care: spotlight on the English policy landscape, 2019-2022
This paper explores developments related to digital technologies and social care in England from 2019 to October 2022.