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Dr Kathryn Lord

PositionResearch Fellow
DepartmentCentre for Applied Dementia Studies
Telephone01274 232306

Research Interests (key words only)

Improving transitions in dementia care, Carers support interventions, Healthcare decision making, Pain and behaviour management for people with dementia

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Research ethics; psychosocial interventions for family carers of people with dementia; Interdisciplinary working
  • MSc/PhD student supervision


Kathryn is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Dementia Studies and is currently funded as part of our programme of work to improve transitions in dementia care.

She has experience of dementia research in a variety of settings including care home and hospital research. She has published on a range of topics from the relationship between pain and behaviour for people with dementia to decision making about future place of care. 

Study History

  • PhD Psychiatry (University College London) (2016)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (University of Hertfordshire) (2006)

Research Areas

Kathryn’s research interests focus on improving transitions in dementia care for people with dementia, their families and healthcare professionals. 


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