National Institute of Health Research

NHS Organisations involved in the VALID research study:

2gether NHS Foundation Trust

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

North East London NHS Foundation Trust

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Universities involved in the VALID research study:

King's College London

Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre

Swansea University

University College London

University of East Anglia

University of Hull

University of Manchester

University of Nottingham

University of Sheffield

Social enterprises involved in the VALID research study:


Providing independent advice to the VALID Research Team:

Dementia UK

Further information about Occupational Therapy:

Royal College of Occupational Therapists

World Federation of Occupational Therapists

For other dementia research organisations involving members of the VALID Team:

Challenge Demcare


For the original Dutch programme that inspired VALID:


For information on dementia:

Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer Scotland

Dementia groups that enable people with dementia to be heard:

Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP)

Blogs on living with dementia:

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