Jo is a Researcher at Demos, working on the Public Services and Welfare Programme.
Jo Salter has been a researcher at Demos since 2011, working in the Public Services and Welfare programme. She has researched and written reports on topics including housing, health and social care (particularly reablement and end of life care), welfare, poverty and the challenges of an ageing society. Before joining Demos, she interned at the New Local Government Network and in YouGov's political and social team, and worked as a healthcare assistant in an Oxford hospital. She holds a BA in Archaeology and Anthropology from the University of Oxford.
Under One Roof investigates how social housing can be at the forefront of preventative health and social care.
The Home Cure suggests that there needs to be a greater role for social housing care providers in reablement.
This report introduces a new model for measuring poverty that could transform local services.
This report looks at prepaid cards - how they are currently being used by local authorities, and their potential future uses.
Demos investigates the financial shortfall that cancer sufferers face and how employers and the NHS can ease the burden.
Ties that Bind explores what this looks like in practice for the 24,000 families in Scotland facing multiple disadvantages, including low income, inadequate housing, worklessness and ill-health.
This report recommends taxing lenders according to psychological and social harm they cause as determined by the 'harm index'.
This report offers a set of recommendations for a renewed and concerted effort to increase the number of women regularly attending screening by removing some of the practical, psychological and emotional barriers.
This ground-breaking project will redefine poverty for the 21st century.More
This project looks at the role social housing providers can play in helping people back to independent living following a period in hospital.More
This research is exploring the potential of prepaid card technology to achieve a personalised, integrated, empowering state.More
Through this project, Demos hopes to paint a detailed and evidence-based picture of the lives of families who are struggling with the cumulative effect of multiple disadvantage in Scotland today.More
Demos is exploring the possibility of personalised end of life care that reflects personal values and also involves maximum choice and control for care users and their families.More
This project will analyse the generational shift in attitudes towards the welfare state and its far-reaching implications.More
This research aims to identify precisely what values people associate with dying in a home environment and establish why so many more people say they want to die at home.More
Demos is hosting a new Commission into the future of residential care, chaired by former Care Services Minister Paul Burstow MPMore
This project will highlight how policymakers and the health industry can work together to provide sustainable solutions to help people insure against or cope with the costs of cancer.More
This project seeks to find the benefits of specialist retirement housing and investigate what would need to change to make this a more attractive and feasible option for more older people.More
Demos is carrying out an innovative piece of research and analysis developing a new typology of personal debt.More
Jo Salter discusses the intricacies of measuring poverty and the significance of income.