Ms 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 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.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

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

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, https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464819885326

Relocation, portability and social care practice: A scoping review

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

Exploring the usability of a web-based platform for supporting people with dementia- related disorders and their caregivers

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

The continuity of social care when moving across regional boundaries

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