Working together to ensure that people affected by dementia are involved in every stage of research.
Tag: Dr Megan O’Hare
Megan O’Hare talks to Ivana Pavisic and Antoinette O’Connor about their different projects relating to ‘Longitudinal research study of familial Alzheimer’s disease’ and the changes that occur at this clinically silent stage.
As an Early Career Researcher, having an online profile is more than just ‘being on twitter’. In this podcast our panellists Dr Lakshini Mendis, Dr Jack Rivers-Auty and Dr Kirsty McAleese discuss what it means to have an online presence.
Podcast – Dementia and risk enablement in NHS and Social Care settings (Functional Objects and Mobility)
Megan Calvert-O’Hare talks with Dr Pippa Collins and Kellyn Leed from the University of Southampton. Discussing their work to support people with dementia to stay mobile while in hospitals, and the benefits of enabling use of functionality objects in hospitals and nursing homes.
For many years people with dementia have been prescribed anti-psychotic drugs to manage challenging behaviours and agitation. Even today the reliance on this medication is too high, however, attitudes have changed, and over the past 5 years or more there had been a drive to reduce the use of these medications. However, that left the…
Can the Amazon Echo be used in the home to help those living with dementia?
How can an MSc help existing and new health and social care professionals kick-start a career in academia? This and the work at University of Bradford is discussed in this weeks podcast with Megan, Catherine and Ana.
In this weeks podcast Dr Megan Calvert-O’Hare talks with Raffaele Ferrari from UCL and Dr Claudia Manzoni from University of Reading. Discussing their research and the work of the International Frontotemporal Dementia Genomics Consortium (IFGC).