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Professor Liz Lloyd

Professor Liz Lloyd

Professor Liz Lloyd
Ph.D.(Bristol)

Professor of Social Gerontology

Office Room 2.2, 7 Priory Road
Social Science Complex,
8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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+44 (0) 117 954 6705

Summary

Research projects

Current

  • Support for Older Carers of Older People: the impact of the 2014 Care Act. 
  • Extra Care Housing for Older People: the ECHO project
  • Changing Places: unpaid support for older people entering care homes. 

Completed

Biography

Liz Lloyd is social gerontologist with particular interest in health and social care policies on ageing and the ethics of care. Recent research has included a project in the New Dynamics of Ageing Programme: Maintaining Dignity in Later Life: Older People's Experiences of Support and Care and a project funded through the ESRC as part of the ERA Age programme: 'Healthy Ageing in Residential Places'. This is part of an ongoing larger international research project: 'Reimagining Long Term Residential Care'. She has recently begun work as Chief Investigator on a project funded through the National Institute for Health Research (School for Social Care Research) 'Support for Older Carers of Older People: the Impact of the 2014 Care Act'. 

Teaching

Social work with adults, personal welfare services, social work and health, ageing and the life course.

Keywords

  • Ageing and the end of life
  • health and social care policies on ageing
  • professional practice with older people
  • unpaid and family care
  • supported housing.

Expertise

I am a gerontologist with particular interests in health and social care policies on ageing and the relationship between social justice and care. Recent research has included significant events in older people?s lives, care at the end of life, housing-related support for older people and policies on unpaid and family care. I am currently the PI on a project in the New Dynamics of Ageing programme, funded by the UK research councils entitled ?Maintaining Dignity in Later Life: Older People?s Experiences of Supportive Care?.

  • health and social care
  • health care
  • social care
  • social justice and care
  • care at the end of life
  • older people
  • supportive care
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