Cath Boswell

Job Title:            Senior Lecturer
Room No:          D3.06
Telephone No:  + 44 (0) 29 2041 6814
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Social Inclusion
Social Enterprise


Alternative models of housing for older people


Conference presentations:

(2013) An unexpected outcome: some barriers encountered in exploring the development of models of sweat equity with young people. Research project undertaken with Liz Hayes for Bron Afon Housing Association. Paper presented at Voluntary Sector Studies Conference Sheffield September 2013 and WISERD conference December 2013

(2011) Co-housing: A model for Wales? Presentation to WISERD housing conference Cardiff, November 2011

(2007) Routes out of poverty and isolation for older homeless people: possible models from Poland and the UK.  presentation at FEANTSA conference Paris September 2007


(2013) The Housing Choices of Older People: enabling informed decision making. Paper prepared for Age Cymru as an outcome from a SIP

Boswell, C. (2007) Routes out of poverty and isolation for older homeless people: possible models from Poland and the UK. European Journal of Homelessness Vol. 4 pp203-216

Boswell, C. Millward, L. and Kent, J. (2006) Bringing it home: a report into the costs and benefits of Supporting people, Cymorth Cymru

A Review of the Welsh Assembly’s Homelessness Strategy – a series of focus groups throughout Wales with professionals working with the supported housing sector; examining the effectiveness of the strategy and considering recommendations for improvement and change (WAG 2004/5)

Are the Support Needs of People being met? A consultation programme with people being supported under the ‘Supporting People’ Scheme for Swansea City Council – a week long programme of interactive workshops with a wide range of clients drawn from a number of agencies in the area. Support needs vary from refugees, through to Women’s Aid, drug and alcohol dependency, and people receiving an intensive level of support. (Swansea City Council – Supporting People Unit 2004)

A Best Value Review of the Community Regeneration Department Glamorgan and Gwent HA (2004)

Training and Learning Needs of Young People in Supported Housing Projects - ELWa (2004)

The Housing Needs of Gypsies and Travellers – Sevenoaks District Council (2004)

Community Priorities – A Communities First Project – Melincryddan Community Conference (2004)

WAG (2004) A Review of the Welsh Assembly’s Voluntary Sector Scheme

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