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Thematic Panels 2019:


1. Managing care priorities in practice: leadership dilemmas in different contexts

Albert, Banerjee: Caring innovation: Listening to staff to improve care for older persons in nursing homes

Alis, Sopadzhiyan: Case management activities and integration policies in France: the weight of pre-existing dynamics and local negotiations

Andreas, Büscher: The long way from task-based to needs-based professional home care nursing services in recent reforms of the German long-term care insurance

Annie, DUSSUET: When professional cultures of care managers influence the ways to solve

Astrid, Sundsbø: Prioritizing dilemmas – decision making and reflections of frontline workers within care services for frail older people

Karen, Christensen: Making user participation work – on ethical dilemmas of long-term care work practice in context

Yu-Shu, Peng: How the Private Long-Term Care Providers Overcome the Resource Disadvantages througn Entrepreneurial  Bricolage-A Case Study of Lohas Nursing Home

Melanie Sedergreen: Teachers’ Emotional Labour, Care Work and Perceptions of Wellness

2. Age(ing in the) Friendly City: Global Guidelines / Diverse Realities

Albert, Banerjee: Changing stories of self, changing priorities: turning to yoga to re-imagine aging.

Ruth, Bartlett: What does ‘access’ mean to people with dementia? An initial analysis based on empirical data from walking and sit-down interviews.

3. Reablement as a mechanism for sustainability and active long-term care

Amy, Clotworthy: Caring humans: how reablement programmes transform the care relationship

Chia-Chun, Chang: Enable or disable? The disjuncture between formal care program and user’s everyday life

Hanne, Tuntland: Examining clients level outcomes of reablement: A cross-country comparative analysis

John, Parsons: Reablement as an Evolution in Community Care: A Comparison of Implementation Across Five Countries

Kari, Jokstad: User-involvement in reablement: Ideal or reality?

Linda, Sumpter: Effective mechanisms in applying reablement:  What works when engaging families in the reablement of older people, for whom and how?

Vik, Kjersti: Recipients, next-of-kin, and staffs’ perceptions of gains or changes attributed to reablement services – A meta-analysis of qualitative research”.

Maria Ranner: Discourses of reablement in Scandinavian policy documents 

Marte Feiring: Travels of the idea of reablement

4. Technology for care and living: Solutions and challenges

Aiwen, Yin: The Basics of ReUnion Network

Annette, Kamp: Negotiating the temporalities of care – new technologies in professional care work

Antti, Hämäläinen: Electronic Health Records reshaping the sociotechnical interaction practices of Long-Term Care

Angelos Balatsas Lekkas: Involving older users in the digital transformation of care services

5. The intergenerational mutual interdependence in aging societies

Adéla, Souralová: Grandchildren and grandparents:  Normative, family, and individual care commitments in three-generation households

Birgit, Pfau-Effinger: Family care or extra-familial care – Older people’s caring decision between culture and welfare state policies

Mikkel Rytter: The Circle of Life

Junko Yamashita: Multigenerational Care and Sociological Ambivalence 

6. Marketisation of care: Strategic policy approach or unintended corollary?

Birgit, Pfau-Effinger: Culture and the Marketization in Welfare State Policies: The Case of LTC Policy

Clémence, Ledoux: The Dynamics of welfare markets in the home service sector. The role of employer’s organisations

David, Feltenius: Surviving the Competition? On Municipal Home Care Services in a Marketized Elderly Care

Elin, Peterson: Framing user ‘choice’ in three Nordic cities: challenging equality in eldercare?

Eva, Lloyd: The marketisation of childcare and children’s residential care in England

Greg, Arling: Response of For-Profit, Non-Profit, and Government-Owned Nursing Homes to a New Value- Based Reimbursement System in Minnesota (US)

Minna, Zechner: Economising Care for older Adults

Paweł, Łuczak: ‘Grey’ marketisation in institutional elderly care: a conceptualisation

Ralf, Och: Central-local tensions in care policy marketization: The role of welfare culture and governance structures for local differences in care policy implementation in Germany

Suzanne, Hodgkin: Marketisation of community aged care services in Australia. Insights into how rural managers and consumers navigate this context

Xi, LIU: Transforming Eldercare from Filial to Social Responsibility? Meanings of “Socialising Social Welfare” in China

Youngbin Kwon: Third sector in Policy Network of Home Care Policy for Older People in Finland, England and South Korea

Gabrielle Meagher: Contesting ‘quality’ in Swedish eldercare under marketisation: whose interests do care quality measures represent? 

7. Making the informal formal. Incentivizing the role of family care givers and migrant care workers in the provision of long term care within the home

Janet, Fast: Life course trajectories of family care: Implications for care policy

Liz Lloyd: Providing care in later life: problems with recognition and support from local authorities in England

Roos Galjaard: Informal care and volunteering assistance in Europe; a comparison between countries in the North Sea region

Sara Lei Sparre: Gendered care of ageing migrants and their families in the welfare state: The case of the self-appointed helper arrangement in Denmark 

8. Childcare, equality and wellbeing for all: Is it possible?

Antonia, Scholz: Priority setting in ECEC – equal access in the spotlight? A comparison of local childcare provision in Germany and Sweden

Ásta Berglind Willemsdóttir, Verheul: Families in nonstandard employment: the role of family policies to mitigate their risks

Olga, Rojas: Male participation in the care of children in Mexico. Differences between urban and rural areas

Ijin Hong: Childcare services’ accessibility and affordability to counter Matthew effects: Insights from England and South Korea

9. Care as a labour market: Care occupations and professions between quality and contractual arrangements

Chiara, Giordano: The professionalisation of domiciliary elderly care in Belgium between public and private services

Duncan, Fisher: The perceptions and experiences of gendered work among young adult social care workers in Teesside, north-east England

Kathrine, Carstensen: Welfare professions as heroines: Institutional work in Danish elderly care

Zhe Yan: Engaging Institutional Caregiving in China: Care Occupation and Workers

10. After Austerity Policies: Trends for Care and Gender Equality

Kirstein, Rummery: Investing in formal person-centred social care: wider costs and benefits

11. Challenges to ageing in place: Potential risks of isolation and abandonment for frail older people living at home

Hsi-Wen, Chang: The Experiences and Challenges of Long-Term Care in Taiwan – A case of an indigenous community

Katja, Ilmarinen: User fees of home care services pose a risk of poverty and care deprivation for older persons with low income

Yvonne, La Grouw: Managing loss in the past or the future? Views from frail older persons and their care professionals on frailty management after an acute incident

Franca Maino: Ageing in peripheral areas. Socially innovative practices to contrast the isolation of frail elderly people in Italy

Diane Burns: Innovation in Home Care: Holy grail or old wine in new bottles? 

12. Priorities for quality of care and user-centred care – implications for formal and informal care workers

Agnete, Meldgaard Hansen: Dignity equals distance?   – Pursuing dignity in user-centred care practices

Hildur, Kalman: Participation and influence in intimate care? – in practice versus present-day policies

Kirstein, Rummery: The Costs and Benefits of Formal Personalised Care

Suzanne, Hodgkin: Scoping the skills and training needs of community aged care workers in rural localities: An Australian Study

13. Changing Cultural Ideas and Care Policies across Welfare States and Policy Levels

Anat, Herbst-Debby: Palestinian motherhood in Israel and welfare-to-work

Chieh-hsiu, LIU: “Care Going Public” in the Familialist Welfare Regime: Diverging Policy Ideas in Taiwan’s Elder Care Reform

Laura, Cataldi: New  Welfare Narratives in Italy: Risks and supposed Virtues

Mia, Vabø: Making sense of interprofessional reablement practice in different contexts

Monica, Sørensen: Moving towards integrated community care

Sam, Mohun Himmelweit: Shifting background ideas? German and English work-family policy reforms,  1998-2008

Catherine Needham: ‘Because England used that policy too, the Welsh government decided that it was going nowhere near it.’ Explaining convergence and divergence in the UK’s care regimes

14. Care regimes and task division – comparative evidence

Anna, Safuta: Migrant care workers needed urgently: Explaining the migrantization of the long-term care workforce and its policy implications using causal chains

Christian, Gräfe: ‘The Time is Out of Joint’. Temporal Dimensions of Family Formation in the Context of Recent Reconfigurations of German Family Policies.

Johanna, Fischer: Classifying Long Term Care Systems – a Conceptual Framework for Comparative Research

Andrej Srakar: Gender roles in familialistic regimes: income and education matter

15. Men, work and care in contemporary families

Sol, Scavino Solari: Paths to co-responsibility: men in child care in Uruguay

Wen-hui Anna Tang, Tang: Transformation of Fathering in Contemporary Taiwan: Gender and Class

Yeonjin, Kim: Adjusting Fatherhood Entitlement among Korean Fathers in Sweden: The Influence of Corporate Culture over the Institutional System

Ulrike Ehrlich: Male and female family caregivers in Germany: Who provides family care? Where? For whom? And how?

16. Comparative perspectives on live-in care migration 

Brigitte, Aulenbacher: Wind of change? Perspectives on the Austrian 24-h-care model

Dóra, Gábriel: Cost-benefit calculation and gender role attitudes of Hungarian live-in care workers employed in Austria

Ewa Ślęzak and Petra Ezzeddine: Migrant caregivers in transforming societies: translocal care chains and multiple vulnerabilities (cases of Poland and the Czech Republic).

Mirko, Di Rosa: The Impact Of Live-In Migrant Work on The Italian Elder Care Sector

Rossana, Trifiletti: Transnationalism of migrant careworkers. Is it possible to propose a model?

17. Social and Health Care Policies for Elderly Migrants in Europe

Anika, Liversage: Remarriage amongst older immigrants from Turkey

Ferhan Saniye, Palaz: Social and Health Care in Germany: The Role of Migration Background in Old Age

Roberta, Ricucci: Getting old in a Foreign Land: imaginaries and policies for ageing immigrants in an Italian urban context

18. Transforming care work: Impact on working conditions and job quality

Olivier, Crasset: Advantages and setbacks of autonomy for home helpers in direct employment

Ricardo Rodrigues: Working conditions of migrant and native workers in long-term care in Austria and Sweden: a tale of two countries and multiple backgrounds

Sara Erlandsson: Care Work in Different Arenas: Working Conditions in Swedish Eldercare and Disability Services

Marta Szebehely: Are formal care workers a forgotten group in a Nordic ‘passion for equality’?

Rebecka Strandell: Precarious employment conditions among Scandinavian home-care workers

Tine Rostgaard: Changes in Nordic care work and their effects on work related problems for workers in long-term care

Margareta Kreimer: Integration of refugees in the care sector: Opportunities and Barriers 

Jiby Mathew Puthenparambil: Unable to provide adequate care for older people? Experience of carer workers

19. Inequalities and care needs in old age

Ana Paula, Gil: Elder mistreatment in Portuguese care homes: intersections with organisational and professional factors – a mixed methods study

Håkan, Jönson: Wet eldercare facilities for older persons with substance abuse problems and complex needs – promising care practices or institutionalized ageism?

Lizzie, Ward: Inequality and the social care ‘crisis’ in England: older people and self-funded care

Mie, MORIKAWA: Transforming Total Social Organization of Elder care and its Unequal Impact on Elder care in Japan

Myra, Lewinter: Inequalities in access to elder care in an advanced welfare society:

Nicola, Brimblecombe: What can the experiences of informal carers contribute to an understanding of inequalities in care?

Rahel, Strohmeier Navarro Smith: Some conceptual thoughts on the non-take up of social benefits in Switzerland: unequal access to day and night care

Tine, Rostgaard:Targeting of home care: new patterns of distribution and inequalities in Danish home care for older people  

Tove, Harnett: Chronological age as a determinant of care needs – attitudes among Swedish case managers

Petra Ulmanen: The role of gender and country of birth for the extent and consequences of informal caregiving in Sweden

Simone Leiber: The interrelation of class, ethnicity, gender, and employment in coping with care: An intersectional analysis addressing family caregivers in Germany 

20. What ECEC services in the context of rising child poverty?

Ivana Dobrotic: Redistributive ‘winners and losers’ of childcare-related policies: (in)equality dynamic of childcare-related policies in the post-Yugoslav countries

Stefano Neri: Trajectories in outsourcing ECEC services under austerity conditions. The case of Italy

21. Care in South America: Challenges and tensions in research and public policies

Mauricio, Matus López: New policies of Long-term Care in Latin America. Uruguay, Chile and Costa Rica

Natalia, Genta: Reconfiguration of Child Care Strategies: Challenges from a Gender Perspective

Valentina, Perrotta: Gender and childcare policies in Uruguay: moving towards a virtuous relationship?

22. Changing priorities of disability policies and care/assistance for disabled people in different care regimes

Christine, Kelly: From disabled activists to older people and their families: Understanding the role of directly-funded home care in Canada

Francesca, Pozzoli: The journey of choice agendas in disability policy and practice.  How do the UK and Italy compare?

Yueh-Ching Chou: Caring and ageing in place together? Care and housing transition plans of older parents and their ageing offspring with intellectual disability

Bo-Wei Chen: “Let heart do the work”: Attentive labour, active support, and frontline service workers for people with intellectual disability

23. Collaboration with Volunteers and NGOs to Tranform Care: Valuing Unpaid Care Work

Ruta, Kazlauskaite: NGOs and stakeholder cooperation in LTC organising and delivery: An equal player or a stranger?

Michelle, Nelson: Transforming the ‘Home from Hospital’ Experience by Engaging Volunteers

Yayoi Saito: ‘Co-producer’ or Passive Beneficiary?

Kjersti Helene Haarr: Volunteering, everyday life and home dwelling older people

Symposia 2019:

1. The role of national policies in shaping migrant workers’ experience in providing home care for older people in Europe

Karen, Christensen: Contextualising decision processes of migrant care workers in social care – the case of Norway

Mirko, Di Rosa: Migrant care workers in Italian households: recent trends and future perspectives

Shereen, Hussein: A comparative analysis of the sustainability of migrant care workers in eight OECD countries

Hildegard Theobald: Home care in Germany: Migrant care work in different fields and patterns of inequalities

2. Innovation for sustainable care: International perspectives from industry and practice

Fiona, Macdonald: Can worker co-operatives provide decent work for paid care workers in individualised care systems?

Karla, Zimpel-Leal: Emerging models of Home Care providers in the UK

Kate, O’Loughlin: How flexible is flexible? Australia’s flexible work policies to support working carers

3. Implementing reablement in home care – what are we talking about?

Tine Rostgaard: Outcomes in community-dwelling frail older adults

4. Privatization: The Case of Nursing Homes

5. Care arrangements in context of migration

Asdis, Arnalds: Polish and Icelandic parents’ division of paid parental leave in Iceland

Lenka, Formankova: Childcare arrangements in the context of migration – case study of Czech families in Iceland

Monique, Kremer: Good professional care in times of superdiversity

Roos Pijpers: The impact of neighbourhood-based working for access to care of older migrants

6. Care work and change. An across (and within) country comparison of working conditions and job quality in the care sector

7. Combining work and care: workplace support and its contribution to sustainable care arrangements

Kate, Hamblin: Progress and regression in the compatibility of care and work in the 21st century: an Anglo-German comparison

Shingou, Ikeda: Statutory Care Leave in Japan: Policy Changes, Rationales and Their Consequences

Allison, Williams: Achieving a caregiver-friendly workplace standard for Canadian carer-employees: A partnership approach

Li-Fang Liang: Managing work and care without workplace support: Does employing a live-in worker fill the gap? The example of Taiwan