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All posts in Social Care


Unequal Ageing: Responding to health inequalities in later life

Thank you all for coming along to our first Research and Innovation matters event of 2020. Unequal Ageing: Responding to health inequal...

  • 19/02/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health, Carers, Healthy living & wellbeing, Social Care
  • Charlie Wilkinson


Older people's experiences of mental health and dementia services

Healthwatch North Tyneside is the independent champion for people who use health and social care services in North Tyneside. Their purp...

  • 17/09/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Social Care, Dementia, Brain & Mind


Dixon Chibanda: Why I train grandmothers to treat depression

Dixon Chibanda is one of 12 psychiatrists in Zimbabwe -- for a population of more than 16 million. Realizing that his country would nev...

  • 06/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Brain & Mind, Carers, Social Care


More than 1m childless people over 65 are 'dangerously unsupported'

More than 1 million people aged over 65 without children are “dangerously unsupported”, and at acute risk of isolation, loneliness, poo...

  • 03/07/2019
  • Culture & Society, Ageing, Carers, Social Care, Healthy living & wellbeing


Have a 'Good Book' suggestion on personal experience of health & care? Add it to our list

To celebrate World Book Day (23 April) this year, staff from the Imperial BRC Patient Experience Research Centre (PERC) tweeted a list ...

  • 17/05/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Culture & Society, Carers, Social Care, Healthy living & wellbeing


Social care Japanese style – what we can learn from the world’s oldest population

Japan has long been known for its widespread respect for its seniors and a powerful sense of obligation to care for them. The involveme...

  • 10/09/2018
  • Health & Social Care Research, Culture & Society, Ageing, Carers, Social Care