Pickard, Linda


Dr Linda Pickard  

Department

Position held

Department of Social Policy

Senior Research Fellow

Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU)

Senior Research Fellow

LSE Health

Experience keywords:

intergenerational care; long-term care; older people; policy; unpaid care; projections; caring and employment

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Linda Pickard is a Senior Research Fellow at the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the London School of Economics. Linda is currently leading a research project funded by the School for Social Care Research, entitled 'Overcoming Barriers: Unpaid Care and Employment'. Linda has, in collaboration with colleagues at the LSE and elsewhere, conducted research on projections of unpaid care in future in the UK and internationally. Linda has recently produced a report on the supply of unpaid care in Europe, as part of the Assessing Needs of Care in European Nations project. Linda has in the past completed work on policy options for unpaid carers for the Royal Commission on Long Term Care and written reviews for the Audit Commission on the effectiveness of services for unpaid carers and on caring and employment. Linda has conducted research on unpaid care and the family for the Office for National Statistics, published in Focus on Families. Linda has recently completed a doctoral thesis concerned with recent past trends in the provision of intergenerational care for older people by their children. Linda's original training was in Social & Political Science at the University of Cambridge and in Sociology at the University of Oxford.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Policy and Regulatory Bodies

Media experience:

Radio

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6214

Publications

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2013

Pickard, Linda (2013) A growing care gap? The supply of unpaid care for older people by their adult children in England to 2032 Ageing and Society, online. 1-28. ISSN 0144-686X

Hancock, Ruth and Malley, Juliette and Wittenberg, Raphael and Morciano, Marcello and Pickard, Linda and King, Derek and Comas-Herrera, Adelina (2013) The role of care home fees in the public costs and distributional effects of potential reforms to care home funding for older people in England Health Economics, Policy and Law, 8 (1). 47-73. ISSN 1744-1331

King, Derek and Pickard, Linda (2013) When is a carer's employment at risk?: longitudinal analysis of unpaid care and employment in midlife in England Health and Social Care in the Community, 21 (3). 303-314. ISSN 0966-0410

2012

Pickard, Linda and King, Derek (2012) Modelling the future supply of informal care for older people in Europe In: Geerts, Joanna and Willemé, Peter and Mot, Esther , (eds.) Long-Term Care Use and Supply in Europe: Projections for Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and Poland. ENEPRI research report (116). ANCIEN, Belgium, 76-106. ISBN 9789461382023

Pickard, Linda and King, Derek and Geerts, Joanna and Willemé, Peter (2012) Conclusions: long-term care use and supply in Europe: projections for Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and Poland In: Geerts, Joanna and Willemé, Peter and Mot, Esther , (eds.) Long-Term Care Use and Supply in Europe: Projections for Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and Poland. ENEPRI research report (116). ANCIEN, Belgium, 114-129. ISBN 9789461382023

Pickard, Linda (2012) Helping carers to stay in employment would save the Exchequer over a billion pounds a year British Politics and Policy at LSE (24 Sep 2012) Blog entry

Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette (2012) Mapping the future of family care: receipt of informal care by older people with disabilities in England to 2032 Social Policy and Society, 11 (4). 533-545. ISSN 1475-7464

Pickard, Linda (2012) Substitution between formal and informal care: a ‘natural experiment’ in social policy in Britain between 1985 and 2000 Ageing and Society, 32 (7). 1147-1175. ISSN 0144-686X

2011

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2011) From commission to commission: financing long-term care in England In: Courbage, Christophe and Costa-i-Font, Joan, (eds.) Financing Long-Term Care in Europe: Institutions, Markets and Models. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 151-169. ISBN 9780230249462

Pickard, Linda (2011) The supply of informal care in Europe Research Report , 94. European Network of Economic Policy Research Units (ENEPRI) . ISBN 9789461381224

Malley, Juliette and Hancock, Ruth and Murphy, Michael J. and Adams, John and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Curry, Chris and King, Derek and James, Sean and Morciano, Marcello and Pickard, Linda (2011) The effect of lengthening life expectancy on future pension and long-term care expenditure in England, 2007 to 2032 Health Statistics Quarterly, 52 (1). 33-61. ISSN 1465-1645

2010

Hancock, Ruth and Morciano, Marcello and Malley, Juliette and King, Derek and Pickard, Linda and Comas-Herrera, Adelina (2010) Care home fees and reform of the funding system for long-term care The Stationery Office , London, UK.

Jagger, Carol and Murphy, Michael J. and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Grundy, Emily and Hancock, Ruth and Pickard, Linda (2010) Demographic change and its implications for health, family support, need for care and pensions: results from the modelling ageing populations to 2030 (MAP2030) study The Gerontologist, 50 (S1). 303-303. ISSN 0016-9013

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2010) The long road to universalism?: recent developments in the financing of long-term care in England Social Policy and Administration, 44 (4). 375-391. ISSN 0144-5596

2009

Pickard, Linda (2009) The future of informal care and its potential implications for social care policy House of Commons Health Committee , London, UK.

2008

Pickard, Linda (2008) Sources of informal care: comparison of ELSA and GHS PSSRU discussion paper, 2598. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Pickard, Linda (2008) Numbers of disabled adults who receive care from children and young people in England PSSRU discussion papers, DP 2623. PSSRU, London, UK.

Pickard, Linda (2008) Informal care for younger adults in England: current provision and issues in future supply, England 2005-2041 PSSRU discussion paper, 2513. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Pickard, Linda (2008) Informal care for older people provided by their adult children: projections of supply and demand to 2041 PSSRU discussion paper, 2515. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Costa-i-Font, Joan and Wittenberg, Raphael and Patxot, Concepció and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Gori, Cristiano and di Maio, Alessandra and Pickard, Linda and Pozzi, Alessandro and Rothgang, Heinz (2008) Projecting long-term care expenditure in four European Union member states: the influence of demographic scenarios Social Indicators Research, 86 (2). 303-321. ISSN 0303-8300

Wittenberg, Raphael and Malley, Juliette and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Fernández, José-Luis and King, Derek and Snell, Tom and Pickard, Linda (2008) Future demand for social care, 2005 to 2041: projections of demand for social care and disability benefits for younger adults in England: report to the Strategy Unit (Cabinet Office) and the Department of Health PSSRU discussion paper, 2512. PSSRU, London, UK .

Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda and Malley, Juliette and King, Derek and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Darton, Robin (2008) Future demand for social care, 2005 To 2041: projections of demand for social care for older people in England: report to the Strategy Unit (Cabinet Office) and the Department of Health PSSRU discussion paper , 2514. PSSRU, London, UK .

2007

Pickard, Linda (2007) Unpaid care and the family In: Smallwood, Steve and Wilson, Ben, (eds.) Focus on Families. ONS, London, UK, 19-34. ISBN 9781403993236

Pickard, Linda (2007) Numbers of people providing informal care relevant to take-up of a care vouchers scheme for older people 2420. London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette (2007) Care by spouses, care by children: projections of informal care for older people in England to 2031 Social Policy and Society, 6 (3). 353-366. ISSN 1475-3073

Pickard, Linda and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Costa-i-Font, Joan and Gori, Cristiano and di Maio, Alessandra and Patxot, Concepció and Pozzi, Alessandro and Rothgang, Heinz and Wittenberg, Raphael (2007) Modelling an entitlement to long-term care services for older people in Europe: projection for long-term care expenditure to 2050 Journal of European Social Policy, 17 (1). 33-48. ISSN 0958-9287

Wittenberg, Raphael and Hancock, R. and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette and Pickard, Linda and Juarez-Garcia, A. and Darton, R. (2007) PSSRU long-term care finance model and CARESIM: two linked UK models of long term care for older people In: Gupta, A. and Harding, A., (eds.) Modelling Our Future: Population Ageing Health and Aged Care. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 497-504. ISBN 9780444530059

Hancock, Ruth and Juarez-Garcia, Ariadna and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette and Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael (2007) Winners and losers: assessing the distributional effects of long-term care funding regimes Social Policy and Society, 6 (3). 379-395. ISSN 1475-3073

2006

Pickard, Linda (2006) What are the most effective and cost-effective service for informal carers of older people? Research in Practice for Adults, Devon, UK.

Malley, Juliette and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Hancock, Ruth and Juarez-Garcia, Ariadna and King, Derek and Pickard, Linda (2006) Expenditure on social care for older people to 2026 King's Fund, London, UK.

Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek (2006) Paying for long-term care for older people in the UK: modelling the cost and incidence of a range of options, report to the Nuffield Foundation Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette and Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Darton, R (2006) Thirty-five years on: future demands for long-term care in England PSSRU Research Summary 35. London School of Economcis and Political Science, London, UK.

Hancock, R. and Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Juarez-Garcia, A. and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette (2006) Paying for long-term care for older people in the UK: modelling the costs and distributional effects of a range of options PSSRU research summary , 40. PSSRU, London, UK.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Gori, Cristiano and Costa-i-Font, Joan and di Maio, Alessandra and Patxot, Concepció and Pickard, Linda and Pozzi, Alessandro and Rothgang, Heinz (2006) Future long-term care expenditure in Germany, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom Ageing and Society, 26 (2). 285-302. ISSN 1469-1779

Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and King, Derek and Malley, Juliette and Pickard, Linda and Darton, Robin (2006) Future demand for long-term care, 2002 to 2041: projections of demand for long-term care for older people in England PSSRU discussion paper, 2330. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

2005

King, Derek and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda (2005) Projections of demand for long-term care in Worcestershire to 2011 PSSRU discussion paper, 2144. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and King, Derek and Pickard, Linda (2005) Projections of demand for long-term care in Norfolk to 2016 PSSRU discussion paper, 2146. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2005) Long-term care for older people in the United Kingdom: structure and challenges In: Knapp, Martin and Challis, David and Fernández, Jose-Luis and Netten, Ann, (eds.) Long-Term Care: Matching Resources and Needs. PSSRU ( Personal Social Services Research Unit). Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, 17-34. ISBN 0754643417

Malley, Juliette and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda and King, Derek (2005) Long-term care expenditure for older people, projections to 2022 for Great Britain PSSRU discussion paper, 2252. Personal Social Services Research Unit.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Casado, David and Wittenberg, Raphael and King, Derek and Pickard, Linda (2005) Projections of demand for long-term care for older people in Wales to 2030, by local authority PSSRU discussion paper, 2253. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2005) Making projections of public long-term care expenditure for European countries: a proposed methodology and data requirements

2004

Pickard, Linda (2004) Caring for older people and employment: a review of the literature prepared for the Audit Commission Public sector literature review, Audit Commission, London, UK.

Glendinning, Caroline and Davies, Bleddyn and Pickard, Linda and Comas-Herrera, Adelina (2004) Funding long-term care for older people: lessons from other countries Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York. ISBN 1859352057

Pickard, Linda (2004) The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of support and services to informal carers of older people: a review of the literature prepared for the Audit Commission Public sector literature review, Audit Commission, London, UK.

Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda and Hancock, Ruth (2004) Future demand for long-term care in the UK. A summary of projections of long-term care finance for older people to 2051 Health and Ageing, 11. 2-4. ISSN 1605-8283

2003

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael (2003) Thirty years on: future demand for long-term care in England PSSRU research summary, 25. Personal Social Services Research Unit.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2003) Making projections of long-term care: examples and methodological issues PSSRU Discussion paper, 2004. London School of Economics and Political Science and University of Kent, London, UK.

Hancock, Ruth and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda (2003) Who will pay for long-term care in the UK? Projections linking macro- and micro-simulation models Fiscal Studies, 24 (4). 387-426. ISSN 0143-5671

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda and Knapp, Martin (2003) Cognitive impairment in older people: its implications for future demand for services and costs PSSRU Discussion Paper, 1728. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Costa-i-Font, Joan and Gori, Cristiano and di Maio, Alessandra and Patxot, Concepció and Pickard, Linda and Pozzi, Alessandro and Rothgang, Heinz and Wittenberg, Raphael (2003) European study of long-term care expenditure: investigating the sensitivity of projections of future long-term care expenditure in Germany, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom to changes in assumptions about demography, dependency, informal care, formal ca PSSRU discussion paper, Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael, eds 1840. PSSRU, London, UK.

2002

Pickard, Linda (2002) A question of priorities House Magazine, 27 (977). ISSN 0309-0426

Pickard, Linda (2002) The decline of intensive intergenerational care of older people in Great Britain, 1985-1995 Population Trends (110). 31-41. ISSN 0307-4463

Wittenberg, Raphael and Hancock, Ruth and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Pickard, Linda (2002) Long-term care in the UK: options and analysis In: Brooks, Richard and Regan, Sue and Robinson, Peter M., (eds.) A New Contract for Retirement.. Institute for Public Policy Research, London, 87-117. ISBN 9781860301858

2001

Pickard, Linda (2001) Carer break or carer-blind? Policies for informal carers in the UK Social Policy and Administration, 35 (4). 441-458. ISSN 0144-5596

Knapp, Martin and Forder, Julien and Kendall, Jeremy and Pickard, Linda (2001) Le prestazioni assistenziali nel regno unito: la crescita del settore indipendente L'assistenza Sociale, 4. 275-303. ISSN 0392-1026

Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Davies, Bleddyn and Darton, Robin (2001) Demand for long-term care for older people in England to 2031 Health Statistics Quarterly (12). 5-17. ISSN 1465-1645

Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Wittenberg, Raphael and Pickard, Linda and Knapp, Martin and Davies, Bleddyn (2001) Cognitive impairment: its implications for future demand for services and costs Mental Health Research Review, 8. 37-38. ISSN 1353-2650

2000

Pickard, Linda and Wittenberg, Raphael and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and Davies, Bleddyn and Darton, Robin (2000) Relying on informal care in the new century? Informal care for elderly people in England to 2031 Ageing and Society, 20 (6). 745-772. ISSN 0144-686X

1999

Pickard, Linda (1999) Policy options for informal carers of elderly people In: Sutherland, Stewart, (ed.) With Respect to Old Age: Long Term Care: Rights and Responsibilities. a Report by the Royal Commission on Long Term Care. The Stationery Office, London, UK.


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