Wednesday 27 November 18:30 - 21:00

The Exchange, King's College London
Bush House (NE Wing, Level 1)
Aldwych
London
WC2B 4PA

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'The Home' Immersive Theatre and Public Showcase

Community & Culture

An evening panel discussion with researchers and artists to spark debate and engage with the way our society

An evening panel discussion with Caroline Emmer De Albuquerque Green, Christopher Green, Professor Jill Manthorpe, Professor Victoria Tischler and David Slater and associated artists to discuss experiences, expectations and realities of care homes.Β 

The discussion will be followed by drinks and a chance to network, and look at the exhibition.

Speakers:

Caroline Emmer De Albuquerque Green, Research Associate, King's Policy Institute. Caroline holds a Law degree from the University of Edinburgh and a Master of Science in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is particularly interested in the rights of the elderly, especially within care settings. Her PhD thesis focuses on the role of human rights in framing standards of care in a comparative perspective between England and Germany.

Christopher Green, Christopher is an Olivier-Award-winning playwright, experiential theatre maker and performer. His work combines the disciplines of music, academia, theatre, comedy, cabaret, and therapeutic practice. His recent work includes: Music Hall Monster, a solo show deconstructing the solo show (Wilton’s Music Hall); Prurience, an experiential entertainment about pornography addiction (Southbank, London and Guggenheim Museum NYC); VIP, The Frozen Scream (co-written with Sarah Waters) and Office Party (co-created with Ursula Martinez). He was the first Artist in Residence at the British Library in London and was the curator of There Will Be Fun: Entertaining the Victorians Exhibition. Christopher regularly broadcasts on BBC Radio 4, the latest project being a two hander about the performance and addiction with Roy Hudd.

Professor Jill Manthorpe, Director, NIHR Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit. Jill works on a number of Unit studies that are funded by the Department of Health and Social Care and also on other studies funded by the NIHR, the ESRC, and research charities with Unit colleagues and other research teams. Jill also provides assistance on workforce matters to local councils, NHS bodies, and employers on a pro bono basis and to user, carer and patient groups about evidence and communications. She provides expert advice to NICE and to other NHS Arm's Length Bodies about care services and workforce initiatives.

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