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Older People's Social Care

Invisible communities: Working with older people from Europe and beyond

Wednesday 30 January 2013

A joint conference (CPD certified) from Making Research Count, Age UK London & the Social Care Workforce Research Unit

10.30am – 3pm

Henriette Raphael Function Room, Henriette Raphael House, Guy’s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, near London Bridge Station

PRESENTATIONS FROM THE CONFERENCE

Professor Jill Manthorpe (Chair)
Director, Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King’s College London
'Introducing the Conference' (pdf, 352 KB)

Professor Karen Christensen
Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, Norway
'Older Scandinavians in London' (pdf, 348 KB)

Jo Moriarty
Deputy Director, Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King’s College London
'The Equality Act 2010: Protected or ignored characteristics?' (pdf, 1.07 MB)

Jean Lambert MEP
Member of European Parliament for London, Co-President of Intergroup on Ageing
'Does London work for older Europeans?'

Dr Shereen Hussein
Senior Research Fellow, Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King’s College London
'Families, communities and the state: assumed and invisible roles in older Turkish migrants' care needs' (pdf, 2.28 MB)

Dr Nan Greenwood
Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, St George's University of London
'Does ethnicity matter? Working with older people from minority ethnic groups' (pdf, 974 KB)

 

A report on the conference has been posted on Social Care Workforce by Joan Rapaport, Visiting Research Fellow at the Unit.

 

This is SCWRU's fifth joint annual conference on the topic of older people. Suggested twitter hashtag is: #olderpeople5

 


Next year's conference: Housing and Older People

Our sixth annual joint conference will take place Thursday 6 February 2014 at Henriette Raphael Function Room, Henriette Raphael House, Guy’s Hospital, London SE1 9RT. Conference theme: Housing and Older People. Suggested twitter hashtag: #olderpeople6


 

This was SCWRU's fifth joint conference with Age UK London (formerly Age Concern London). Previous themes were: 'addressing equalities' (January 2012); 'challenging times' (March 2011); 'personalisation' (January 2010); and, 'dignity in care' (June 2008).

social care workforce blogconference report
by joan rapaport
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