Professor Arlene Astell
Arlene is a Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Sheffield, UK, and Honorary Professor in the School of Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of St. Andrews, where she worked from 2001 until joining CATCH in 2013. She is also Ontario Shores Research Chair in Community Management of Dementia and Associate Professor in the School of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.
For over 20 years Arlene has worked with older adults in both clinical and research settings to develop novel interventions to enable people to live and age as well as possible. Her work includes the creative application of technology and she has a particular interest in supporting people to live well with a dementia diagnosis.
- Creative applications of technology to support ageing and healthy living
- Interventions to support cognitive function and mental health
- Support for people with dementia
Professor of Health Services Research
Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH)
School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)
The University of Sheffield
+44 (0) 114 222 0867