Research

Ageing

Physical activity, exercise and early dementia

/ Alzheimer's Society and ESRC

Project:

Develop a care pathway for the use of physical activity and exercise in the care for people with early dementia including: - A patient development portal (using online and mobile resources) - A professional development portal (using online and mobile resources)

Team:


  • Dr Lynne Corner

Aim:

Develop a care pathway for the use of physical activity and exercise in the care for people with early dementia including: - A patient development portal (using online and mobile resources) - A professional development portal (using online and mobile resources)

Research Overview:

Work with patients and their care teams to design a physical activity / exercise service pathway for people with early dementia. This project is funded by the ESRC and the Alzheimer's Society.

Research Importance:

Dementia represents one of the greatest individual and societal challenges of our generation. This project will create the tools to help clinical care teams support patients achieve and sustain a more physically active lifestyle and as a result delay the decline in cognitive function.