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Perspectives series

Perspectives in the care, support and wellbeing of older people

This seminar series is convened by John Woolham, Senior Research Fellow at King's. It is a joint presentation from the NIHR Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit and Making Research Count (MRC).

The seminars are held in the Cabinet Room, first floor, Virginia Woolf Building, 22 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6LE. 

All seminars run from 2.00pm - 4.00pm on Wednesday afternoons.

Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided.


These seminars are free and open to all, but it is essential to book. Please contact Janet Noble:

Seminars in 2019

30 January 2019 'The health and wellbeing of grandparents caring for their grandchildren' Professor Karen Glaser, Professor of Gerontology, Director of the Centre for Global Ageing King’s College London.

20 February 2019 'The role of social care Personal Assistants in the care and support of older people, and implications for practice: emerging findings' Prof Jill Manthorpe, Director, HSCWRU, King’s College London. (John Woolham is indisposed.)

27 March 2019 'Older disabled Londoners' everyday mobility' Philip Corran, Research Student, Department of Primary Care & Health Sciences, King’s College London.

24 April 2019 'Anti-racist practice with Black & Minority (BME) elders revisited' Dr Gurnam Singh, Principal Lecturer in Social Work, Coventry University.

22 May 2019 'End of life care: perfection not an option - if you don't take risks you can’t innovate' John Powell MBE.

26 June 2019 'Starved in the midst of plenty? Prevalence, causes and consequences of malnutrition in older people' Ayela Spiro, Nutrition Science Manager, British Nutrition Foundation.

Flyer for this series.



Earlier related seminar series convened by John Woolham:

Seminars in 2018

Seminars in 2017

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