We are pleased to welcome Dr Sayendri Panchadhyayi to present an online seminar on Tuesday 6th February 2024.Read more about Seminar: ‘Intimate Transactions in Carework: Precarity, Purpose and Pleasure’
Kate Hamblin speaks with care sector employers about how values-based recruitment can lead to better retention and positive, person-centred care.Read more about Podcast- Values-based recruitment in Adult Social Care, part one
Serena Vicario and Nadia Brookes share some results of their inquiry on the extent and nature of social care workforce innovation in the UK.Read more about Workforce innovation in the UK social care sector: an update on our inquiry
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)
We are pleased to welcome Professor Mary Larkin, Jenny Kartupelis MBE and Dr Manik Gopinath from the Open University to present an online seminar on Tuesday 23rd January 2024.Read more about Seminar: ‘The value and practice of relational care with older people’
At the Centre for Care, we are about to embark on fieldwork to examine some of the ongoing and recent examples of care worker organising in England.Read more about Care worker organising – where is it at, and where does it go from here?
Charlotte Ashworth writes about carrying out practitioner research in her own organisation.Read more about Navigating practitioner-academic research in Local Authorities
On Tuesday 23rd May we virtually welcomed Dr Fiona Macdonald, Policy Director in the Centre for Future Work, The Australia Institute. A recording of this presentation will be made available soon.Read more about Individualising Risk: Paid Care Work in the New Gig Economy
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
This episode is a reflection, in Baroness Andrews’ own words, on the recent report published by the House of Lords Adult Social Care Committee, ‘A “gloriously ordinary life’’: spotlight on adult social care’. The report included evidence submitted by colleagues at the Centre for Care.Read more about Podcast- Reflections on ’A gloriously ordinary life’: In conversation with Baroness Andrews
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?
Seminar recording now available! We welcomed Dr Ethel Tungohan from York University, Toronto, to virtually present her work.Read more about Care Work during COVID from the Perspectives of Filipina Im/migrant Workers