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Dr Catherine Bailey

Associate Professor

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

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I joined Northumbria University in 2010 and I am now working as a Senior Research Fellow in international ageing. 

I have a clinical background in nursing with specialism in medical and community palliative care and academic interest in social geography and public health. I use participatory and qualitative approaches to work with older people, to develop preventative, enabling and cost effective, services and supports to promote a good quality of later life. I manage and support international and national research projects with a focus on health and well being in later life.  These have included: health technologies and older adults; social aspects of falls and older adults; visual impairment and falls; Integrating housing and health services development; fuel poverty and money management; creating dementia friendly communities and intergenerational understanding of health and well being.

I am also involved in research and evaluation carried out with arts, voluntary, charitable and public sector partners and older adults, using arts interventions to promote health and wellness and through use of theatre, film, dance, writing and other arts medium, to raise awareness and foster public debate about some of the key issues of our time, such as dementia, falls and fuel poverty. Please see ‘Further Information’ below.

I have collaborated within large multidisciplinary and cross sector research teams and supervise professional doctorate and PhD students

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H005 , H Block
Coach Lane Campus


Qualifications

  • Geography PhD July 05 2010
  • Health Studies BA (Hons) June 30 1994

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Energy advice for Traveller Communities in the context of ethnic and spatial premiums, Forster, N., Hodgson, P., Bailey, C. 28 Feb 2019, In: Journal of Poverty and Social Justice
  • Visually Impaired OLder people’s Exercise programme for falls prevenTion (VIOLET), Adams, N., Skelton, D., Bailey, C., Howel, D., Coe, D., Lampitt, R., Wilkinson, J., Fouweather, T., de Jong, L., Gawler, S., Deary, V., Gray, J., Waterman, H., Parry, S. 6 Feb 2019, In: Public Health Research
  • Ageing in place, Bailey, C., Gilroy, R., Reynolds, J., Douglas, B., Saaremets, C., Nicholls, M., Warwick, L., Gollan, M. 19 Dec 2018, Resilience and Ageing, Policy Press
  • Feasibility of Trial Procedures for a Randomised Controlled Trial of a Community Based Group Exercise Intervention for Falls Prevention in Visually Impaired Older People: The VIOLET Study, Adams, N., Skelton, D., Howel, D., Bailey, C., Lampitt, R., Fouweather, T., Gray, J., Coe, D., Wilkinson, J., Gawler, S., de Jong, L., Waterman, H., Deary, V., Clarke, M., Parry, S. 12 Dec 2018, In: BMC Geriatrics
  • Older South Asian women sharing their perceptions of health and social care services and support, Bailey, C., Sattar, Z., Akhtar, P. 1 Aug 2018, In: Health Science Reports
  • Adaptation to loss of visual function, Okonji, P., Bailey, C., Lhussier, M., Cattan, M. 18 Jul 2018, In: Activities, Adaptation and Aging
  • On the Defence: UK cultural narratives of mistrust between energy users and providers, Bailey, C., Hodgson, P. 13 Mar 2018, In: AIMS Public Health
  • Creative writing and dementia care: 'making it real', Bailey, C., Jones, R., Tiplady, S., Quinn, I., Wilcockson, J., Clarke, A. Dec 2016, In: International journal of older people nursing
  • Older UK sheltered housing tenants’ perceptions of wellbeing and their usage of hospital services, Cook, G., Bailey, C., Hodgson, P., Gray, J., Barron, E., McMillan, C., Marston, R., Binks, E., Rose, J. 10 Oct 2016, In: Health & Social Care in the Community
  • Visually Impaired OLder people's Exercise programme for falls prevenTion (VIOLET): a feasibility study protocol, Skelton, D., Bailey, C., Howel, D., Cattan, M., Deary, V., Coe, D., de Jong, L., Gawler, S., Gray, J., Lampitt, R., Wilkinson, J., Adams, N. 2 Aug 2016, In: BMJ Open

PGR Supervision

  • Justine Wilkinson Start: 01/03/2018
  • Justine Wilkinson Start: 01/03/2018
  • Sarah Kemp Start: 01/10/2017


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