Ms Caroline White
|Biography||Caroline is a researcher within the Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work, and the research group SPARC (Social and Psychological Research in Long Term Conditions). Her main areas of interest are adult social care and health, with a particular interest in adult safeguarding, especially in a care home context; the needs and experiences of people with cognitive impairments and carers; the needs and experiences of carers, especially those who provide care and support from a distance.
Caroline is currently involved in evaluations of a social prescribing scheme, and a post-stroke music intervention (Strokestra), as well as a research project exploring GPs' experiences of supporting older people in care homes, and of safeguarding in a care home context.
Caroline's professional background is in social work; prior to joining the University she worked for many years in services which provided support and advocacy for people with learning disabilities.