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Anthea Innes

United Kingdom

Professor Anthea Innes joined Bournemouth University in December 2011 as Professor of Health and  Social Care Research, with a remit to develop activity on dementia and ageing. Professor Innes previously worked at the University of Stirling, where she developed the first online postgraduate programme in Dementia Studies.

Professor Innes is passionate about improving the lives of those with dementia and their families, as well as enabling care professionals to provide high-quality support and service. She is widely-published and is the author of Dementia Studies: A Social Science Perspective (published by Sage) and Training and Development for Dementia Care Workers (Jessica Kingsley). She also co-authored a best practice book on end of life dementia care and has edited five books as well as peer review papers, professional journal papers and book chapters.

Her research interests within the area of dementia are: rural service provision; leisure and the arts; technology; care environments; the views and experiences of those with dementia, their family members and paid care workers; and diagnosis and postdiagnostic support.

She uses mixed methods in her research and has particular skill in the use of interviews and focus groups as well as observation methods including Dementia Care Mapping (DCM).  She has led numerous research projects including working on EU consortium projects and is currently working in collaboration with colleagues from Canada and Malta.

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Last Updated: Monday 11 March 2013

 

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