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
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?
Our new report, written by Centre for Care colleagues Kate Hamblin and Rachael Black, looks at unpaid carers in South Yorkshire and their use of, and access to, digital technologies and online services.Read more about Digital exclusion and unpaid carers in South Yorkshire
Watch it again: On Tuesday 18th April 2023 we welcomed Dr James Wright to discuss his first book, ‘Robots Won’t Save Japan: An Ethnography of Eldercare Automation’Read more about Are robots the solution to Japan’s care crisis?
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?
We are pleased to release our first Working Paper, written by Dr Grace Whitfield and Dr Kate Hamblin.Read more about New Working Paper: Technology in social care: spotlight on the English policy landscape, 2019-2022
Kate Hamblin writes about her experience giving evidence to the House of Lords Adult Social Care Committee’s inquiry on adult social care and comments on the subsequent report published in December ’22.Read more about Reflections on ‘A “gloriously ordinary life’’: spotlight on adult social care’
Recordings of our Expert-led Technology and Care session on 18th October 2022, featuring speakers Richard Parkinson (FarrPoint) and Tim Mulrey (TSA), are now available.Read more about Digital and Technology-Enabled Care Services- where we are and where next.