Carers

Books

Kröger, T. and Yeandle, S. eds. (2013) Combining Paid Work and Family Care: policies and experiences in international perspective.
Bristol: The Policy Press.

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

Yeandle, S. (2001) ‘Balancing Employment and Family Lives: the changing life course experiences of men and women, pp. 142–158, in Marshall, V. W., Heinz, W. R., Krueger, H. and Verma, A. eds. Restructuring Work and the Life Course. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Reports and findings from our research projects

Work-care reconciliation policy:
Legislation in policy context in eight countries
Authors: Sue Yeandle with Katherine Wilson and Madeleine Starr
Report prepared for the German Bundesministeriumfür Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend.
Date: 2017
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Valuing Carers 2011
Calculating the value of carers’ support
Authors: Lisa Buckner and Sue Yeandle
Sponsor: Carers UK
Date: 2011
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Regional Factsheets on Carers
The Department of Health commissioned Circle to produce a set of nine regional factsheets on carers in the UK in 2009. These factsheets draw extensively on statistical datasets and carer-related information to include insight into the number and characteristics of carers in each region as well as information about carer health and well-being, housing issues, ethnicity, and employment circumstances.
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Yorkshire and The Humber West Midlands South West South East North West North East London East Midlands East of England
Authors: Gary Fry and Sue Yeandle
Sponsor: Department of Health
Date: 2009

Valuing Carers 2015: The rising value of carers’ support
Authors: Lisa Buckner and Sue Yeandle
Sponsor: Carers UK
Date: November 2015
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The Challenge of Caring, Now and in the Future: Learning from across the world 2014 PDF 279K  Bettina Cass, Trish Hill, Cathy Thomson, Melissa Wong,
Janet Fast, Norah Keating, Lisa Buckner, Sue Yeandle. 

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Needs of Carers in North Lincolnshire: A scoping exercise
Authors: Royce Turner, Katy Wright, and Andrea Wigfield
Sponsor: NHS North Lincolnshire
Date: May 2013
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Evaluation of Supporting Carers in General Practice– an Evaluation
Authors: Andrea Wigfield and Katy Wright
Sponsor: Department for Work and Pensions
Date: September 2012
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Developing a Clearer Understanding of the Carer’s Allowance Claimant Group
Authors: Gary Fry, Benedict Singleton, Sue Yeandle and Lisa Buckner
Sponsor: Department for Work and Pensions
Date: May 2011
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Evaluation of the National Carers’ Strategy Demonstrator Sites Programme
New Approaches to Supporting Carers’ Health and Well-being: Final Report
Authors: CIRCLE – Edited by Sue Yeandle and Andrea Wigfield
Sponsor: Department for Health
Date: Autumn 2011
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Review of Local Authorities’ Use of Carers Grant
Local authorities’ use of carers grant. A report prepared for the Department of Health
Authors: Gary Fry, Christopher Price, Sue Yeandle
Sponsor: Department for Health
Date: Autumn 2009
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Training and Supporting Carers
National Evaluation of the Caring with Confidence Programme
Delivering Training to Carers
Authors: Sue Yeandle (Ana-Claudia Bara, Cinnamon Bennett, Lisa Buckner, Christina Buse, Gary Fry, Kara Jarrold, Anna Laycock)
Sponsor: Department of Health’s Policy Research Programme
Date: 2009-2011
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Carers Employment and Services report series

an EU EQUAL Community Initiative Programme ACE 2 (Action for Carers and Employment)

2005-2007

Stages and Transitions in the Experience of Caring: Report 1 [PDF: 575KB] by Sue Yeandle, Cinnamon Bennett, Lisa Buckner, Gary Fry, Christopher Price.

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Managing Caring and Employment: Report 2 [PDF: 800KB] by Sue Yeandle, Cinnamon Bennett, Lisa Buckner, Gary Fry, Christopher Price.

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Diversity in Caring: towards equality for carers: Report 3 [PDF: 792KB] by Sue Yeandle, Cinnamon Bennett, Lisa Buckner, Gary Fry, Christopher Price.

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Technology and Care

Books

Journal Articles

Reports and findings from our research projects

AKTIVE – Advancing Knowledge of Telecare for Independence and Vitality in later life
AKTIVE Publications list
Sponsor: Funded by the Technology Strategy Board and the ESRC
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Keeping in Touch with Technology? Using Telecare and Assistive Technology to Support Older People with Dual Sensory Impairment
Authors: Kate Hamblin, Emma-Reetta Koivunen and Sue Yeandle
Sponsor: Sense
Date: March 2016
Executive Summary  Summary for Participants  Full Report

Workforce Development for Assisted Living Technology: understanding roles, delivery and workforce needs
Authors: Andrea Wigfield, Sian Moore, Christina Buse and Gary Fry
Sponsor: Skills for Care
Date: May 2012
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ICT Based Solutions for Caregivers
The Potential of ICT in Supporting Domiciliary Care in England
Authors: Sue Yeandle and Gary Fry
Sponsor: European Commission
Date: January 2010
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Telecare: a crucial opportunity to help save our health and social care system
Author: Sue Yeandle
Sponsor: Tunstall Healthcare
Date: August 2009
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The Potential of ICT in Supporting Domiciliary Care in England Needs of carers in North Lincolnshire
Authors: Sue Yeandle and Gary Fry
Sponsor: IPTS (Institute for Prospective Technological Studies)
Date: September 2009 – October 2010

‘A Weight Off My Mind’: Exploring the impact and potential benefits of telecare for unpaid carers in Scotland
Authors: Kara Jarrold and Sue Yeandle
Sponsor: Carers Scotland and the Scottish Government
Date: December 2009
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Equality, Diversity and Demography

Journal Articles

Reports and findings from our research projects

Final Report, Strand 4: The impact of demographic change on the infrastructure for housing, health and social care in the functional economies of the North of England
Authors: Lisa Buckner, Gary Fry, Martyna Jasinska and Karen Croucher
Date: 2013
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Equality Statistics in Practice at a Local Level
Authors: Gary Fry, Sue Yeandle, Royce Turner and Andrea Wigfield
Sponsor: Equalities and Human Rights Commission
Date: Summer 2009
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Book Chapters

Alden, S. (2015) ‘Impact of the Coalition Austerity Drive on English Statutory Homelessness Service Delivery‘, In Defence of Welfare (IDOW II) report, The Social Policy Association.

Gender, Labour Markets and Employment

Books

Journal Articles

Reports and findings from our research projects

FLOWS: The impact of local welfare systems on female labour force participation and social cohesion
Work, Care, Welfare & Women (PDF)
Authors: Sue Yeandle and Erika Kispeter
Sponsor: European Union, Framework 7 Programme
Date: 2014
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Work, Care, Welfare & Women: a Care-Connect Policy Alert (PDF)
Authors: Sue Yeandle and Erika Kispeter
Sponsor: European Union, Framework 7 Programme
Date: 2014
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GELLM: Gender and Employment in Local Labour Markets
Project publications and reports (PDF)
Authors: Directed by Sue Yeandle
Sponsor: European Social Fund Award
Date: 2003-2006

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Book chapters

Kispeter, E. and Yeandle, S. (2015) ‘Local Welfare Policies in a Centralized Governance System: childcare and eldercare in a period of rapid change in Leeds’, pp. 101-116 in eds. Kutsar, D. and Kuronen, M. ‘Local Welfare Policy making in European Cities’, Social Indicators Research Series 59, Springer International Publishing.

Yeandle, S. (1999) ‘Women, Men and Non-Standard Employment: recent developments in the sexual division of breadwinning and caregiving work in Britain, Germany and Italy’, pp. 80-104, in Crompton, R. ed. The Decline of the ‘male breadwinner’? Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Yeandle, S. (1999) ‘Gender Contracts, Welfare Systems and ‘Non-Standard Working’: diversity and change in Denmark, France, Germany, Italy and the UK’ pp.141-165 in Felstead, A. and Jewson, N. eds. Global Trends in Flexible Labour. Basingstoke: Macmillan.

Wellbeing of Older People

Journal Articles

Reports and findings from our research projects

Evaluation of Fit as a Fiddle
Age UK’s Cascade Training Programme (PDF)
Evaluation Report
Authors: Sarah Alden, Andrea Wigfield and Erika Kispeter
Sponsor: Age UK
Date: July 2015
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Age UK’s Dementia Friendly Programme (PDF)
Evaluation Report
Authors: Sarah Alden, Andrea Wigfield and Erika Kispeter
Sponsor: Age UK
Date: July 2015
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Age UK’s Fit for the Future Project (PDF)
Evaluation Report
Authors: Andrea Wigfield, Erika Kispeter, Sarah Alden, Royce Turner with contribution from Tom Clarke
Sponsor: Age UK
Date: July 2015

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Age UK’s Fit for the Future Project ‘Social Prescribing’ extension project (PDF)
Evaluation Report
Authors: Andrea Wigfield, Erika Kispeter, Sarah Alden, Royce Turner with contribution from Tom Clarke
Sponsor: Age UK
Date: July 2015
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