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Caroline White

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The views of carers, people living with dementia and healthcare practitioners about the value of online information and peer support. (2020)
Journal Article
White, C., Wolverson, E., Dunn, R., & Zafeiridi, E. (in press). The views of carers, people living with dementia and healthcare practitioners about the value of online information and peer support. International Journal of Care and Caring, https://doi.org/10.1332/239788220X15934528490504

This paper reports on research into the development of a website (Caregiverspro-MMD) intended for carers and people living with dementia (PLWD). Carers, PLWD and healthcare practitioners were invited to explore a prototype of the website; information... Read More about The views of carers, people living with dementia and healthcare practitioners about the value of online information and peer support..

‘A fifty mile round trip to change a lightbulb’: An exploratory study of carers’ experiences of providing help, care and support to families and friends from a distance (2020)
Journal Article
White, C., Wray, J., & Whitfield, C. (2020). ‘A fifty mile round trip to change a lightbulb’: An exploratory study of carers’ experiences of providing help, care and support to families and friends from a distance. Health and Social Care in the Community, 28(5), 1632-1642. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12988

While the role of carers has been widely investigated, the experiences of those who care from a distance have been little explored, especially in the UK. However, contemporary patterns of family life suggest that this may be a significant experience... Read More about ‘A fifty mile round trip to change a lightbulb’: An exploratory study of carers’ experiences of providing help, care and support to families and friends from a distance.

The CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD Platform as an Online Informational and Social Support Tool for People Living With Memory Problems and Their Carers: An Evaluation of User Engagement, Usability and Usefulness (2019)
Journal Article
Howe, D., Thorpe, J., Dunn, R., White, C., Cunnah, K., Platt, R., …Wolverson, E. (2019). The CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD Platform as an Online Informational and Social Support Tool for People Living With Memory Problems and Their Carers: An Evaluation of User Engagement, Usability and Usefulness. Journal of applied gerontology, https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464819885326

People living with dementia or cognitive impairment (PwD) and their carers often have unmet needs for informational and social support postdiagnosis. Web-based platforms have the potential to address these needs, although few have been developed for... Read More about The CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD Platform as an Online Informational and Social Support Tool for People Living With Memory Problems and Their Carers: An Evaluation of User Engagement, Usability and Usefulness.

An uncertain practice: social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England (2019)
Journal Article
White, C., Marsland, D., & Manthorpe, J. (2019). An uncertain practice: social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England. International Journal of Care and Caring, 3(3), 375-391. https://doi.org/10.1332/239788219X15538567227956

© Policy Press 2019. This article reports on a study of social work practice with care recipients choosing to relocate between English local administrative units. Data were collected from interviews with 20 social work practitioners from three areas,... Read More about An uncertain practice: social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England.

Digital technologies and dementia - training guide (2019)
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Wolverson, E., Paulson, K., White, C., Dunn, R., & Oxtoby, K. (2019). Digital technologies and dementia - training guide

This practical guide for group facilitators is now available to support training for people living with dementia/cognitive impairment in the use of digital technologies. The guide gives top tips including the importance of simple steps and the need... Read More about Digital technologies and dementia - training guide.

The continuity of social care when moving across regional boundaries (2018)
Journal Article
Marsland, D., White, C., & Manthorpe, J. (2019). The continuity of social care when moving across regional boundaries. Journal of Social Work, 19(5), 557-577. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468017318762268

Summary: This paper reports the experiences of adults in receipt of social care when relocating to new local authorities, and of family carers. While many matters need to be considered when moving, the study focussed specifically on the ‘portability’... Read More about The continuity of social care when moving across regional boundaries.

Exploring the usability of a web-based platform for supporting people with dementia- related disorders and their caregivers (2018)
Journal Article
Zafeiridi, P., Paulson, K., Dunn, R., Wolverson, E., White, C., Thorpe, J. A., …Tzovaras, D. (2018). Exploring the usability of a web-based platform for supporting people with dementia- related disorders and their caregivers. JMIR Formative Research, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.2196/formative.9083

Background: The increasing number of People with Dementia (PwD) drives research exploring web-based support interventions to provide effective care for larger populations. In this concept, a web-based platform (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD, 620911) was designed... Read More about Exploring the usability of a web-based platform for supporting people with dementia- related disorders and their caregivers.

Relocation, portability and social care practice: A scoping review (2015)
Journal Article
Marsland, D., White, C., & Manthorpe, J. (2016). Relocation, portability and social care practice: A scoping review. Journal of Social Work, 16(5), 521-540. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468017315581532

Summary The portability of publicly-funded adult social care across local authority boundaries received recent policy attention in England and was addressed in the Care Act 2014. This article presents the findings of a scoping review conducted betwee... Read More about Relocation, portability and social care practice: A scoping review.

The identification of environments and cultures that promote the abuse of people with intellectual disabilities: a review of the literature (2003)
Journal Article
White, C., Holland, E., Marsland, D., & Oakes, P. (2003). The identification of environments and cultures that promote the abuse of people with intellectual disabilities: a review of the literature. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 16(1), (1-9). doi:10.1046/j.1468-3148.2003.00147.x. ISSN 1360-2322

Background The present paper examines the literature regarding abuse within long-stay hospitals and community-based residences for people with intellectual disabilities. Methods Research and policy developments are reviewed, and concerns regarding th... Read More about The identification of environments and cultures that promote the abuse of people with intellectual disabilities: a review of the literature.

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