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Nicola Brimblecombe

Nicola Brimblecombe

CASE Associate and Assistant Professorial Research Fellow, Care Policy and Evaluation Centre

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Nic is a CASE Associate and an Assistant Professorial Research Fellow in the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC) at LSE. Over the last year, Nic has completed her PhD on unpaid cares and unmet need for social care services in England, funded by the NIHR School for Social Care Research (SSCR), from which three papers have been published. She is also near completion of a study of older people’s housing, social care need, care use and care costs, funded by NIHR SSCR, and undertook two new projects, one on the Better Care Fund support for unpaid carers funded by NIHR Policy Research Programme and a second on young and young adult carers and whole family support, funded by NIHR Research for Social Care.