Jillian Powell

Dr Jillian Powell

academic | academic

Senior Research Associate
University of Bristol
School for Policy Studies 8 Priory Road Bristol
+44 117 455 8055

Jill is a researcher in the Centre for Health and Social Care Research (School of Policy Studies) currently working on the DICE (Diversity in Care Environments) study which explores the social inclusion of older people from diverse backgrounds in housing with care and support (HCS) schemes in England and Wales.

Jill’s research areas include: the health and wellbeing of adults with learning disabilities and family carers, mental health of teachers and students in secondary schools in England and Wales, mortality of people with learning disabilities and children’s social care issues.

Jill completed a PhD at Bangor University which comprised four individual but related studies adopting both qualitative and quantitative methods relating to adults with learning disabilities and their family carers and outcomes of health and wellbeing.