Jan Backhouse DipIndigSt(SCU), BSocSc(Hons)(SCU), PhD(SCU), GradCertA(IndigRes)(JCU) Currently employed as a Researcher with the Centre for Children and Young People at Southern Cross University. Also publishes under the name: Janice Backhouse-Beaumont
Grandparents raising grandchildren: negotiating the complexities of role-identity conflict (with Anne Graham), Child and Family Social Work (2011)
The purpose of this qualitative study was to better understand the experience of grandparents who...
Grandparents raising their grandchildren: an uneasy position (with Anne Graham), Elder Law Review (2009)
Whilst the phenomenon of grandparents caring for grandchildren is not new in Australia, there is...
Older persons' perception of risk of falling: implications for fall-prevention campaigns (with Karen L. Hughes, Eric van Beurden, Elizabeth G. Eakin, Lisa M. Barnett, Elizabeth Patterson, Sue Jones, Darren Hauser, John R. Beard, and Beth Newman), American Journal of Public Health (2008)
Objectives. We examined older people’s attitudes about falls and implications for the design of fall-prevention...
Grandparents raising their grandchildren: impact of the transition from a traditional grandparent role to a grandparent-as-parent role, PhD thesis, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW (2009)
In many Western societies grandparents take on the role of occasional or short-term care providers...
Grandparents raising their grandchildren: a trans-Tasman comparison, TASA & SAANZ Joint Conference - Public Sociologies: Lessons and Trans-Tasman Comparisons (2007)
Grandparents-as-parents: social change and its impact on grandparents who are raising their grandchildren, Social Change in the 21st Century Conference (2006)
Grandparents raising their grandchildren: the space between myth and reality, 4th National Conference for Emerging Researchers in Ageing - The Diversity of Ageing: Pooling the Evidence (2005)
Grandparents raising their grandchildren: a growing social phenomenon, Annual Conference of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) - New Times, New Worlds, New Ideas: Sociology Today and Tomorrow (2003)