Valuing Active Life in Dementia

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Stansfeld Survey Completed

Jacki Stansfeld's survey completed: 583 took part! More...

New VALID Survey

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The Valuing Active Life in Dementia (VALID) research study is funded by the NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR)

Welcome to VALID

Valuing Active Life in Dementia 

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Valuing Active Life in Dementia (VALID) is a research study led by Professor Martin Orrell and Dr Jennifer Wenborn that will evaluate community occupational therapy for people with dementia and their family carers.

VALID aims to promote independence, meaningful activity and quality of life for people with dementia and their family carers living in the community.

Latest Newsletter

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The VALID Newsletter Issue 5, Autumn 2016 is now available!

Click the 'Latest Newsletter' title above to access it.

You can also click 'Contact Us'  on the left-hand column to find out how you can receive an email version of the newsletter as soon as a new edition becomes available.

An Interview With...

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...Dr Jennifer Wenborn. Dr Wenborn speaks about her involvement in the VALID research study and why it is an exciting time for Occupational Therapy. Click the 'An Interview With...' title to find out more.


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Find out what research inspired the VALID research study by clicking the 'Publications' title above. When the VALID Research Team publish their own work, it will be located in this section too.