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Debora Price

University of Manchester

Debora Price

Sociologist and gerontologist, formerly a barrister. Primary research interest in poverty and inequality in later life, specialising in the study of social policy for an ageing society with a focus on health and wellbeing. Substantial track record of grant income, policy impact, excellence in teaching and strategic management responsibility. Recent research has focused on the experiences of older carers supporting family members living at home with dementia, financial vulnerability in later life particularly in the context of cognitive decline, poverty of older divorced women, and care of older people across Southern Africa. Deputy Director of the UK Data Service.


Countries England (UK); Southern Africa; UK;
Topics Access to care; Care economy; Financing LTC; Gender and care; Home/domiciliary care; Living arrangements; LTC Policy; LTC Systems; Outcomes for unpaid/informal carers; Social Protection; Survey measures; Unmet needs; Unpaid / informal care;
Methods Critical Discourse Analysis; Document analysis; Literature reviews and synthesis; Mixed methods; Policy analysis; Qualitative studies; Quantitative data analysis; Questionnaire; Surveys;
Role Research;
Interest Groups Care and social protection in Southern Africa; Care home markets and regulation; Data Science; Economics of Long-Term Care; Long-Term Care Policy;
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