Summary / Description
My PhD focuses on people with dementia and long term conditions which are common is older people such as diabetes, stroke or COPD. I am interested in how primary care professionals can support people living with dementia manage their physical health through widening social and care networks. My PhD aims to co-produce a resource to improve primary care through understanding how people with cognitive impairments can best be supported to manage their physical health.
Principal Investigator/ Supervisors
Supervisors include Prof Claudia Cooper (UCL) and Prof Kate Walters (UCL)
Start date and duration
October 2018, 3 year PhD
Partners and collaborators involved
PhD is a UCL, Bloomsbury and East London DTP Co-funded and Collaborative Studentship with the Economic and Social Research Council and NIHR CLARHC North Thames. The PhD is also involved with NIDUS (New Intervention for Independence in Dementia) Study at UCL.