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Ann joined UEA in August 2012 as a Lecturer in Social Work. Prior to this, she worked at Havering College for 8 years as a social work lecturer on both the BA in Social Work and Practice Education programmes. Ann is a registered social worker and her specialist areas of practice include working with older people and palliative care. Her research interests is in the involvement of people who use services in the assessments of students and working with those deemed as marginal or failing students.
Social Work and Law (Community Care law) (MA Year 1 & BA Year 2)
Social Work and Adults (MA Year 1 & BA Year 2)
Working with Diversity (MA Year 1 & BA Year 2)
Social Work and Older People (MA year 2 & BA Year 3)
Social Work and Society (MA Year 1)
Case Study (BA Year 2 & 3)
Dissertation (BA Year 3)
Post Qualifying Working in Community Care
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Practice Education Programme 2015-2016
Brandon, M., Anka, A., Beckett, C., Brook, R., Cocker, C. & Whadcoat, G.
15/09/15 → 29/04/16
A follow-up review of community social work in London Borough of Sutton
Brandon, M., Anka, A., Connolly, S., Bailey, S. & Sorensen, P.
1/05/15 → 30/11/15
Evaluation of Phase Two of the Community Social Work Pilot in Sutton
Brandon, M., Anka, A., Bailey, S., Connolly, S., Bailey, S., Belderson, P. & Sorensen, P.
10/09/13 → 31/12/13
Safeguarding adults practice and remote working in the COVID-19 era: Challenges and opportunitiesAnka, A., Thacker, H. & Penhale, B., 7 Dec 2020, In: Journal of Adult Protection. 22, 6, p. 415-427 13 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile11 Citations (Scopus)24 Downloads (Pure)
Social work with older peopleAnka, A., Mar 2020, Introducing Social Work . Parker, J. (ed.). London: Sage Publications, (Transforming Social Work Practice Series).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (peer-reviewed) › peer-review
Could curiosity save lives? An exploration into the value of employing professional curiosity and partnership work in safeguarding adults under the Care Act 2014Penhale, B., Anka, A. & Thacker, H., 2019, In: Journal of Adult Protection. 21, 5, p. 252-267
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile7 Citations (Scopus)23 Downloads (Pure)
Social work intervention with adults who self-neglect in England: responding to the Care Act 2014Anka, A., Sorensen, P., Brandon, M. & Bailey, S., 10 Apr 2017, In: Journal of Adult Protection. 19, 2, p. 67-77 11 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile8 Citations (Scopus)33 Downloads (Pure)
Assessment as the site of power: A Bourdieusian interrogation of service user and carer involvement in the assessments of social work studentsAnka, A. & Taylor, I., 2016, In: Social Work Education. 35, 2, p. 172-185 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile7 Citations (Scopus)8 Downloads (Pure)