Professor Tine Rostgaard (Vive – The Danish Centre of Applied Social Science) is a social policy studies professor who specialises in the field of comparative policy analysis and evaluation of welfare and social care of children and older people. Tine has conducted extensive research around social formal/informal care giving and care work, care related quality of life (ASCOT), quality of care and quality systems, as well as welfare indicators. She has also comprehensively examined qualitative and quantitative methods, including vignettes and RTC, observations and interviews. Tine offers a high degree of research knowledge and has been a member of many highly regarded panels. Tine’s latest projects has seen her look at the “social inequalities in Ageing (SIA) and defining the reforms of the Nordic welfare model.
Lea Graff (Vive – The Danish Centre of Applied Social Science). Leas primary knowledge area is the municipal social and health area, with a focus on home care and rehabilitation, as well as adults and the elderly with disabilities. Lea is particularly interested in rehabilitation efforts and competitive exposure in the care of the elderly and their importance for citizens and employees. Lea works primarily with qualitative data and approaches, eg interviews, observations and legislative and document analysis, most often in connection with mixed-methods studies. She also has experience with using validated documentation and measuring tools, eg covering care-based quality of life using the ASCOT method.