Caroline Glendinning

Caroline Glendinning


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Research interests

  • Social gerontology, policies and services for older people and family carers, including comparative perspectives
  • Long-term care funding and services, particularly comparative perspectives
  • Welfare governance and public service reform
  • Partnerships, inter-sectoral and inter-professional collaboration 

Please find complete information on my research activities on my profile on the SPRU website.


Caroline Glendinning is Professor of Social Policy and an Academician of the Academy of Learned Societies in the Social Sciences. She is an Associate Director of the NIHR School for Social Care Research and leads their Research Programme within SPRU. Caroline is Chair of the UK Social Policy Association, 2008-2011. From 2004-2011 Caroline led SPRU's Department of Health funded research programme 'Choice and Independence Across the Lifecourse'

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