Middel 4 heads


United Kingdom

Currently recruiting care homes in the UK!

For more information, please contact middel.research@nottingham.ac.uk






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MIDDEL in the UK is hosted by the University of Nottingham.

Work packages:

The UK MIDDEL team are responsible for work package 4: Public participation and involvement (PPI).

Team in the UK:

The Institute of Mental Health (IMH), University of Nottingham is the UK’s primary location for interdisciplinary research in aspects of mental health, and Martin Orrell is its director. A leading international researcher of psychosocial interventions in dementia, he has over 300 peer-reviewed publications and holds 7 major grants. The Centre for Dementia Research at IMH has quality of life of care home residents as one of its three research priorities.

Justine Schneider | PI of UK team
has been conducting applied health and social care research in care homes for over 25 years and has particular expertise in singing as an intervention in dementia. The institute hosts a monthly meeting for PPI in dementia research whose members regularly contribute as lay advisors.

Joanne Ablewhite | Project co-ordinator

Jodie Bloska | PhD student

Helen Odell-Miller

Previous team members:

Linda O'Raw | Project co-ordinator

Harleen Rai | Project co-ordinator