By Majella Kilkey The ongoing pandemic has spotlighted the underlying fragility of England’s social care system. Much of the attention has been focused on residential care homes, in which the first wave of the pandemic saw an extraordinary number of excess deaths among residents. The majority of older people in England who receive care for… Continue reading ‘Ageing in place’: austerity, hostility and the pandemic
By Julie Walsh and Asma Khan It’s Monday 23rd March, and Boris Johnson broadcasts the historic statement: ‘From this evening I must give the British people a very simple instruction – you must stay at home’. On April 1st – just a week later – we are due to start fieldwork for the ESRC… Continue reading Collaborative research: the potential of COVID contingencies.