Patient and Public Involvement

Two members of the team have experience of caring for a relative or close friend with advanced dementia and will play an important role in the design of patient information, promotion of the trial and in the analysis of data

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Kick-Off Meeting

Members of the NAMASTE Trial Project gathered at Lancaster University on the 20th December 2016 for the inaugural 'Kick-Off' meeting

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Professor Katherine Froggatt
Principal Investigator
International Observatory on End of Life Care
Division of Health Research
Faculty of Health and Medicine
Furness Building
Lancaster University
United Kingdom

Katherine Froggatt is the Chief Investigator on the Namaste Trial study.  She has a background in nursing and applied health research.  She is a Professor of Ageing and Palliative Care at the International Observatory on End of Life Care at Lancaster University and has particular expertise in the area of palliative care for older people.  For the last 15 years she has undertaken research on palliative care provision in care homes, including for people with dementia.