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Joanne McDermid

Research Therapist    @McdermidJoanne


I am a Dementia Care Researcher with 8 years’ experience in clinical trials and applied research in care homes. My research focuses on wellbeing and quality of life of people living with dementia in care homes and improving quality of care through the development and evaluation of psychosocial interventions in care homes. My PhD focuses on improving staff attitudes and quality of care using a digital person-centred intervention. I am currently developing iWHELD, a digital COVID19 adapted Improving Wellbeing and Health for People living with Dementia programme, that will be evaluated in over 1200 care homes.