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CARE: challenges and solutions for a sustainable future

Watch sessions and live event recordings from our 2021 conference, CARE: challenges and solutions for a sustainable future.

Theme 1: Inequalities in care: global, local and transnational dynamics in an age of migration

1A: Transnationality and care in contexts of ageing


  • Turcatti: Brexit, Care inequalities, Latin Americans, Migrants, NGOs, Transnational families, Wellbeing

  • Sampaio: Ageing parents, Brazil, Migrants, Transnational ageing

  • Bilecen: Kyrgyz, Live-in care workers, Migrant care workers, Migrants, Transnational care, Transnational lives, Turkey

1B: Migration, policies and separated families


  • Withers: Australia, Migrant care workers, Migrants, Transnational families

  • Liang: Migrant care workers, Migrants, Taiwan, Transnational care

  • Kilkey: Ageing parents, Australia, Migrants, Transnational care, Transnational families, UK

  • Ahlin: Gender inequalities, India, Transnational lives

  • Hall: Ageing parents, Migrants, Older migrants, Spain, Transnational care, Transnational families

1C: Migration and care work


  • Theobald: Germany, Long term care, Paid care work

  • Hussein: Live-in care work, Migrant live-in care workers, Paid care work, UK, Wellbeing

  • Ogawa: Japan, Migrant care workers

1D: Ageing Migrants in place


  • Yazdanpanahi: Migrants, Older adults, UK

  • Chipuriro: Migrant care workers, Migrants, Zimbabwean

  • Ryan: Ageing in place, Ageing migrants, Transnational lives

1E: Transnationality, inter-generationality and technology


  • Osei: Ghana, Technology, Transnational families

  • Tawodzera: Migrant care workers, Transnational families, Zimbabwean

  • Baldassar: Ageing parents, Australia, Technology, Transnational families

  • Kloc-Nowak: Poland, Technology, Transnational families

Theme 2: Work, care and wellbeing: new solutions, ongoing challenges

2A: Government, cross-sectoral and workplace policies and supports


  • Allard: Support for working carers, Unpaid/informal carers, Wellbeing, Working carers

  • Fast: Policy, Support for working carers, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

  • Phillips: Ireland, Support for working carers, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

  • Heyes: Support for working carers, Unpaid/informal carers, Wellbeing, Working carers

2B: Fresh approaches: Enablers and solutions to balancing work and care


  • Lam: Hong Kong, UK, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

  • Spann: Dementia, Technology, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

  • Thomson: Australia, People with disabilities, Support for working carers, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

2C: Work-care reconciliation: Inequalities and impacts on health, well-being and labour force participation


  • Koreshi: New Zealand, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

  • Ikeda: Japan, Support for working carers, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

  • Zhang: Costs of care, UK, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

  • Peretz: Australia, England, Israel, Policy, Support for working carers, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

2D: Retaining talent: Workplace challenges


  • Cook: Support for working carers, UK, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

  • Yamaguchi: Japan, Support for working carers, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

  • Zhou: Ageing parents, Japan, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

  • Lafferty: Ireland, Unpaid/informal carers, Working carers

Theme 3: Technology in care: opportunities and obstacles in place-based care contexts

3A: Technological design and entanglements for people ageing in place


  • Ahlin: Eldercare, India, Technology, Transnational care, Transnational families

  • O'Loughlin: Ageing in place, Australia, Older adults, Technology

  • Lariviere: Ageing in place, Dementia, Older adults, Technology, UK

3B: Technology advice and information to support care


  • Moriarty: England, Unpaid/informal carers

  • Hassan: Technology, Unpaid/informal carers

  • Hoff: Germany, Older adults, Technology, Unpaid/informal carers

  • Petrovic: Italy, Technology, Unpaid/informal carers

3C: Digitising social policy and its implications


  • Hamblin: England, Policy, Social care systems, Technology,

  • Nilsson: Older adults, Policy, Sweden, Technology, Unpaid/informal carers

  • Wright: England, Social care systems, Technology

3D: Evaluating technologies to support care systems and outcomes


  • Steils: England, Older adults, Technology

  • Deusdad: Long term care, Spain, Technology

  • Lutze: Germany, Technology

Theme 4: Care markets: how and for whom do they work?

4A: Equity and inclusion


  • Ray: Care market, Costs of care, England, Older adults, Self-funders

  • Meagher: Australia, Care market, Home care, Older adults, Policy

4B: The paid and unpaid care workforce


  • Vadean: Care work, Care workers, England, Residential care

  • Crasset: Care market, Care work, France

  • Alvarez: Australia, Care market, Social care systems

  • Daly: Australia, Canada, Care work, Care workers, Gender inequalities, New Zealand, Scotland

4C: The design and operation of care markets and provider innovation


  • Malley: Care market, England, Policy

  • Jones: Care market, Dementia, England

  • Charlton

  • Peach: Care work, England, Residential care

  • Milly: Care market

Theme 5: Sustainable care at home: understanding the ‘care mix’

5A: Care mix and ageing in place


  • Marroig: Ageing, Europe, Older adults

  • Zarzycki: UK, Unpaid/informal carers

  • Pelzelmayer: Care relationships, Gender, Switzerland

5B: The evolving nature of the formal care workforce


  • Macdonald: Australia, Care mix, Care workers, People with disabilities, Policy

  • Moriarty: Care workers, England

  • Manthorpe: Dementia, UK

5C: The role of policy and systems in shaping the care mix


  • Dussuet: Care mix, Care workers, Costs of care, France, Policy, Unpaid/informal carers

  • Higuchi: Japan, People with disabilities, Policy

  • Hussein: Brexit, Migrant care workers, Policy, UK

  • Era: Finland, People with disabilities, Policy

5D: Informal carers within the care mix


  • Ulmanen: Ageing in place, Care workers, Eldercare, Sweden, Unpaid/informal carers

  • Filipovic: Austria, Care mix, Care workers, Slovenia, Unpaid/informal carers

  • Keating: Care workers, Unpaid/informal carers, Wellbeing

  • Ramovš: Gender, Slovenia, Unpaid/informal care

Theme 6: Caring relations: toward sustainable arrangements with wellbeing outcomes

6A: Concepts and caring democracy


  • Duggal: Asset-based approaches, Social care systems, UK, Unpaid/informal care, Wellbeing

  • Kadi: Austria, Care mix, Care relationships, Gender, Parent carers

  • Kloc-Nowak: Poland, Technology, Transnational families

6B: Care worker wellbeing


  • Al-Janabi: UK, Unpaid/informal carers, Wellbeing

  • Ahnlund: Care relationships, Care work, Sweden

6C: Concepts and caring democracy


  • Ward: Care ethics, Self-funders, Social care systems, UK

  • Bennett: UK, Unpaid/informal care, Unpaid/informal carers, Wellbeing

  • Hall: Policy, Social care systems, UK

  • Horton: Care ethics, Residential care, Social care systems, UK, USA

6D: Caring, Society and Policy


  • Larkin: UK, Unpaid/informal carers

  • Zenina: NGOs, Older adults, People with disabilities, Policy, Russia

  • Cheshire-Allen: Unpaid/informal carers, Wales, Wellbeing

Theme 7: Care workforce wellbeing

7A: Care workforce wellbeing


  • Gerlich: Care workers, UK, Wellbeing

  • Van Aerschot: Care workers, Nordic countries

  • Woolham: Care workers, Employment conditions, Personal assistants, UK

Theme 8: Open theme



  • Cook: Dementia, Wellbeing

  • Chou: Ageing in place, Housing, Oldest old, Parent carers, People with disabilities

  • Svetelšek: Unpaid/informal carers



  • Schlepper: England, Germany, Social care systems,

  • Thomson: Australia, Costs of care, People with disabilities,

  • Zechner: England, Finland, Policy, Social care systems, Unpaid/informal carers