Wednesday, 16 June 2010

3 Counties Radio Launch 'Who Cares?' Campaign

3 Counties Radio have launched a 'Who Cares?' campaign, see

Part of this campaign involves a joint initaitive with Action on Elder Abuse, who are campaigning for changes in the law to improve older peoples rights with regards to protection from abuse, harm and neglect. The need to promote high quality care that respects individual choice, privacy and dignity is also recognised as part of this campaign.

This 1 year campaign was launched last night at The Open University. Members of CABS took part in this launch, with Caroline Holland giving an impressive contribution to a Question and Answer session with Ronnie Barbour, the morning DJ from 3 Counties Radio.

Sunday, 13 June 2010

Postgraduate Student Poster Competition Winner!

CABS member Caroline Moore has been awarded the prize for Best of Category (Social Sciences) in the Open University's annual poster competition for postgraduate students. Caroline is in her second year of study, working on her thesis about the experiences of being a woman caring for both children and older relatives. Caroline's poster explains her study and quotes some of the participants that she has interviewed so far.
Exploring the experiences of female multi-generational carers

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

“The Last Refuge Revisited”

OPAN Seminar - Friday 25th June 2010

Julia Johnson

Time: 3.30pm
Venue: Open University Regional Office
18 Custom House Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AP

This seminar is hosted jointly by OPAN and the Open University in Wales, and focuses on findings from the new publication Residential Care Transformed by Julia Johnson, Sheena Rolph and Randall Smith (Palgrave Macmillan) which revisits Peter Townsend's classic study of residential care for older people conducted in the late 1950s.

To confirm attendance, contact Sarah Cole at:

Thursday, 3 June 2010

The CABS/CPA Book Series

In the second of our 'home-made' podcasts, Rebecca Jones chats to Joyce Cavaye about our book series published by the Centre for Policy on Ageing.