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Kirstein Rummery

University of Stirling

Kirstein Rummery

Kirstein is a Professor of Social Policy at the University of Stirling, and previously worked at the Universities of Manchester, Birmingham and Kent in the UK.
She has lived experience of being disabled and being a carer.


Countries Europe;
Topics Access to care; Care inequalities; Care innovations; Care integration/ coordination; Care needs poverty and deprivation; Care outcomes; Co-production in LTC; Dementia care and support; LTC and people with learning disabilities; LTC and people with mental health conditions; LTC and younger people; LTC Policy; Outcomes for unpaid/informal carers; Stigma and discrimination; Unmet needs; Unpaid / informal care; Younger carers;
Methods Analysis of administrative data; Case studies; Co-production methods; Comparative policy analysis; Document analysis; Ethnography; Expert consultations; Mixed methods; Policy analysis; Qualitative studies; Research ethics; Systematic Review; Theory and frameworks; Theory of Change;
Role Research;
Interest Groups Long-Term Care Policy; Strengthening Responses to Dementia;
Research interests

Comparative long-term care policy, disability, gender, age, dementia, policy analysis, personalised long-term care, women’s political participation, carers

Key publications