Caroline White

Ms Caroline White

Research Associate

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • School of Psychology 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 lived experiences of people with cognitive impairments and 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 of a post-stroke music intervention (Strokestra); research exploring GPs' experiences of safeguarding in a care home context.; carers' experiences of caring from a distance, and of staying in touch with family members and friends living in care homes.

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 to people with learning disabilities.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Signs of Safety and the Paradox of Simplicity: Insights from Research with Social Work Students

White, C., Bell, J., & Revell, L. (in press). Signs of Safety and the Paradox of Simplicity: Insights from Research with Social Work Students. Practice: Social Work in Action, https://doi.org/10.1080/09503153.2022.2045009

The interface between primary care and care homes: General Practitioner experiences of working in care homes for older people

White, C., & Alton, E. (in press). The interface between primary care and care homes: General Practitioner experiences of working in care homes for older people. Health and Social Care in the Community, https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13734

The use of a bespoke website developed for people with dementia and carers: Users' experiences, perceptions and support needs

Wolverson, E., White, C., Dunn, R., Cunnah, K., Howe, D., Paulson, K., …Thorpe, J. (2022). The use of a bespoke website developed for people with dementia and carers: Users’ experiences, perceptions and support needs. Dementia, 21(1), 94-113. https://doi.org/10.1177/14713012211028495

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

Research interests

Caroline has conducted research across a range of areas in health and social care. Her main interests include adult abuse and safeguarding; the lived experience of cognitive impairment, and of informal carers (with a particular focus on the experiences of 'distance carers'); technology in health and social care.

Project

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Grant

Started

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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