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Dementia Care Research Programme PhD studentships

Core PenCLAHRC funding currently supports three PhD studentships in the area of dementia care. Additional funding from the NIHR supports another four PhD fellows exclusively from nursing and allied healthcare backgrounds. This is part of the NIHR Research Capacity in Dementia Care Pilot Programme (RCDCP). More details below:

PhD students
Student: Amy Backhouse
Supervisor: Professor Chris Dickens
Project: Living well with dementia: a PhD programme to develop a complex intervention that integrates healthcare for people with dementia
 
Student: Harriet Hunt
Supervisor: Professor Chris Hyde
Project: Optimizing cognitive assessment in primary care to support a more effective route to dementia diagnosis
 
Student: Sonam Zamir
Supervisor: Professor Ray Jones
Project: Exploring the use of video calls to help prevent loneliness and reduce the risk or impact of dementia
 
Research Capacity in Dementia Care Pilot Programme students
Student: Lisa Burrows
Supervisor: Professor Bridie Kent
Project: More than tea and cake: A realist evaluation of memory cafes in Cornwall
 
Student: Louise Wilkinson
Supervisor: Mary Hickson
Project: The nutritional care of people living with dementia at home
 
Student: Chloe Wood
Supervisor: Dr Jo Thompson Coon
Project: Developing a nursing intervention, using the concept of Amalgamation of Marginal Gains, to improve fundamental nursing care for people living with dementia
 
Student: Abi Hall
Supervisor: Dr Vicki Goodwin
Project: Physiotherapy for people with dementia

 

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