Dr Catherine Quinn
Senior Research Fellow

Research

Research interests

Catherine’s research focuses on the following areas:

  • The experience of informal caregivers for people with dementia, with specific interest in the quality of caregiving relationships and positive aspects of caregiving.
  • The development of psycho-social interventions.
  • Interventions for care/residential homes.

Research projects

Improving the experience of dementia and enhancing active life: the IDEAL study (www.idealproject.org.uk).

Grants/Funding:

Clare, L. (PI), Jones, R. W., Morris, R., Mathews, F., Rusted, J., Hughes, J., Victor, C., Knapp, M., Jones, I.R., Savitch, N., Hindle, J.V., Quinn, C., Martyr, A., Nelis, S., Ballard, C., Hillman, A. (2018-2022).  Improving the experience of dementia and enhancing active life: a longitudinal perspective on living well with dementia (the IDEAL-2 study).  Alzheimer’s Society. £1,999,704.60 over 5 years.

Nelis, S., Quinn, C., & Lamont, R. (2017). Cultural and Personal Reflections on Dementia. ESRC Festival of Social Science Award. £940.

L. Clare, I.R. Jones, C. Victor, J.V. Hindle, R.W. Jones, M. Knapp, M. Kopelman, A. Martyr, F. Matthews, R.G. Morris, S.M. Nelis, J. Pickett, C. Quinn, J. Rusted, N. Savitch, J. Thom (2014 – 2018). Living well with dementia. ESRC/NIHR. £4,230,929 over 5 years

NISCHR. £233,979 over two years to Quinn, C. (PI), Clare, L., Anderson, D., Whitaker, R., & Tudor Edwards, R. Self-management in dementia: a pilot trial of the development, efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a SM group intervention 2013- 2014. RFS-12-35.

Research networks

Member of British Society of Gerontology

Member of the Bristish Psychological Society

Member of INTERDEM (Early detection and timely INTERvention in DEMentia)

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