Caroline White

Ms Caroline White

Research Associate

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work

Summary

Caroline is a Research Associate 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's recent and current research include 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.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

The views of carers, people living with dementia and healthcare practitioners about the value of online information and peer support

White, C., Wolverson, E., Dunn, R., & Zafeiridi, E. (2020). 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, 4(4), 549-571. https://doi.org/10.1332/239788220X15934528490504

'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

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

Training people with dementia/cognitive impairment and their carers in the use of web-based supportive technologies (Innovative practice)

Cunnah, K., Howe, D., Thorpe, J., Dunn, R., Platt, R., White, C., …Wolverson, E. (2021). Training people with dementia/cognitive impairment and their carers in the use of web-based supportive technologies (Innovative practice). Dementia, 20(2), 796–806. https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301219887592

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

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, 39(12), 1303-1312. https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464819885326

An uncertain practice: social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England

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

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

GPs roles in safeguarding residents of care homes- what do they see and what do they do?

Funder

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Grant

£1,345.00

Started

1 January 2020

Status

Ongoing