Dr Kathryn Lord
|Department||Centre for Applied Dementia Studies|
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.
- PhD Psychiatry (University College London) (2016)
- BSc (Hons) Psychology (University of Hertfordshire) (2006)
Kathryn’s research interests focus on improving transitions in dementia care for people with dementia, their families and healthcare professionals.
- Lord K, Rapaport P, Cooper C, Livingston G. (2017). Disseminating START: Training Clinical Psychologists and Admiral Nurses as trainers in a psychosocial intervention for carers of people with dementia’s depressive and anxiety symptoms. BMJ Open
- Downs M and Lord K. (2017). Person-Centred Dementia Care in the Community. A Perspective From the United Kingdom. Journal of Gerontological Nursing
- Kupeli N, Vickerstaff V, White N, Lord K, Scott S, Jones L, Sampson EL. (2017). Psychometric evaluation of the Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory in an acute general hospital setting. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
- Barbosa, A, Lord K, Blighe A and Mountain G. (2017). Dementia Care Mapping in long-term care settings: A systematic review of the evidence. International Psychogeriatrics
- Lord K, Livingston G and Cooper C. (2017). A feasibility randomized controlled trial of the DECIDE intervention: dementia carers making informed decisions. British Journal of Psychiatry Open.
- How people with dementia and their families decide about moving to a care home and support their needs: Development of a decision aid, a qualitative study Kathryn Lord, Gill Livingston, Sarah Robertson, Claudia Cooper, March 2016, BMC Geriatrics
- Context, mechanisms and outcomes in end of life care for people with advanced dementia Article in BMC Palliative Care 15(1) December 2016
- 'Festival in a Box: Development and qualitative evaluation of an outreach programme to engage socially isolated people with dementia Michael Eades, Kathryn Lord, Claudia Cooper Article in Dementia, July 2016
- The management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in the acute general medical hospital: A longitudinal cohort study Mar 2016, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
- What are the barriers to care integration for those at the advanced stages of dementia living in care homes in the UK? Health care professional perspective Mar 2016, Dementia
- Development of a model for integrated care at the end of life in advanced dementia: A whole systems UK-wide approach Sep 2015, Palliative Medicine
- Tools to Assess Pain or Lack of Comfort In Dementia: A Content Analysis Aug 2015, Journal of pain and symptom management
- A systematic review of barriers and facilitators to and interventions for proxy decision-making by family carers of people with dementia Apr 2015, International Psychogeriatrics
- Pain, agitation, and behavioural problems in people with dementia admitted to general hospital wards Apr 2015 · Pain
- Behavioural and psychiatric symptoms in people with dementia admitted to the acute hospital: Prospective Cohort study Jul 2014 · The British journal of psychiatry: the journal of mental science
- When Pain Memories Are Lost: A Pilot Study of Semantic Knowledge of Pain in Dementia Jan 2014 · Pain Medicine
- Improving the end of life care for people with advanced dementia and their informal carers: a method of developing a complex intervention using a whole systems UK wide approach. Jan 2014 · Palliative Medicine