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Miriam Golding-Day

Research Assistant, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Miriam Golding- Day (nee Day) is a Health and Care Professions Council registered Orthotist/Prosthetist. Before coming to work at the university she practiced within adult and pediatric NHS services as well as volunteering her skills abroad. Miriam's previous research interests have focused on the provision of assistive devices, including Orthoses and Prostheses, within local and also global humanitarian settings, and the longer-term impact this can have on the health and social well-being of individuals. She has recently joined the BATH-OUT research team to begin working on a project focusing on the effects of bathing adaptations for older adults and their carers.

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The BATH-OUT Study

Miriam is the research assistant for an NIHR School for Social Care funded project: Bathing Adaptations in the Homes of Older Adults (BATH-OUT). Bathing adaptations involve an alteration to the bathroom of a disabled person, usually the removal of the bath and replacement with an accessible showering facility. This study is investigating the effects of bathing adaptations on the health, wellbeing and quality of life of older adults and their carers. The study involves a novel waiting list control method and a qualitative interview study.

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University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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