Whistleblowing and Workplace Culture in Older Peoples’ Care


The care of older people, and the potential for their abuse and neglect, has become a prominent concern in recent years. This seminar will focus on work place culture, how this might contribute to care or neglect, and how those within the system manage their professional concerns. Professor Kelly and Dr Jones will discuss their qualitative research, recently published in Sociology of Health & Illness, exploring whistleblowing and workplace culture. Eleanor Johnson will talk about her ethnography of older people’s care and her experience working as a care assistant. Eleanor Johnson has won an early career writing prize for her article which will soon be published in Sociology of Health & Illness. Jones and Kelly’s article on Whistle-blowing and workplace culture in older peoples’ care: qualitative insights from the healthcare and social care workforce, published in Sociology of Health & Illness.

Sustainable Local Economies Evening Seminar Series: Public Services Role in Local Economies


The Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) and Cardiff University’s Sustainable Places Research Institute (PLACE) are presenting a Sustainable Local Economies evening seminar series during autumn 2014.

Wales & Recession Seminar: A new economy?


Speaker: Karel Williams.