A photo of Susan Braedley, Professor at the School of Social Work at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.In the podcast linked below, Professor Susan Braedley discusses possibilities for a positive future for nursing homes!  Her research has taken Susan and her graduate students to nursing homes and seniors’ services across Canada,  in Europe, the U.S, the U.K, and soon to Australia and Taiwan.

In this episode: have you ever thought about nursing homes as an opportunity?

Featuring Professor Susan Braedley (Professor of Social Work and Director of the Institute for Political Economy at Carleton University) talking with host Sally Chivers about:

  • Why nursing homes still matter
  • Nursing homes as vital public services
  • How the conditions of work are the conditions of care
  • Possible futures of nursing homes, bleak and hopeful
  • Finding meaning in nursing home life
You can also check out Susan Bradley’s new 2023 co-edited book, Care Homes in a Turbulent Era: Do They have a Future? Its available for free reading online