Personnel at the Journal of Dementia Care

Key Personnel at the Journal of Dementia Care

  • Editor: Mark Ivory
  • Managing Editor: Sue Benson
  • Assistant Editor: Theresa Ellmers
  • Production editor & website editor: Andrew Chapman
  • Production/website assistant: Jacob Daley
  • Advertisement Manager: Caroline Bowern
  • Editor in Chief: Dr Richard Hawkins

Consultant editors

  • Professor Jill Manthorpe, professor of social work, Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King’s College London
  • Dr Hazel Heath, independent nurse consultant and chair of the RCN Older People Forum.

The Journal of Dementia Care Editorial Advisory Board

To ensure that the editorial in the Journal is representative of all aspects of current care practice, the publishers have created an editorial board comprised of leading professionals reflecting the publication’s multi-disciplinary approach. Current members of the board are:

  • Caroline Baker, Director of Dementia Services, Barchester Healthcare
  • Professor Dawn Brooker, Director, University of Worcester Association for Dementia Studies
  • Professor Murna Downs, Bradford Dementia Group, University of Bradford
  • The DEEP Group (Dementia Engagement and Empowerment) – people living with dementia
  • Dr Nori Graham, Vice President of Alzheimers Disease International
  • Professor Steve Iliffe, Professor of Primary Care for Older People, University College London and Royal Free medical schools
  • Maria Pasiecznik Parsons, Chief Executive, Creative Dementia Arts Network
  • Lynne Phair, Independent Consultant Nurse and Expert Witness
  • Jackie Pool, Dementia Lead, Affinity Training/eLearning for You
  • Nada Savitch, Co-director, Innovations in Dementia
  • Professor Graham Stokes, Global Director of Dementia Care, Bupa
  • Dr Amanda Thompsell, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist, South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Bob Woods, Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People, Bangor University
  • Toby Williamson, Head of Development & Later Life, Mental Health Foundation

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