Professor Martin Orrell, FRCPsych PhD is Director of the Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham. Until February 2015 he was Professor of Ageing and Mental Health at University College London and Director of Research and Development at North East London Foundation Trust. He is a Visiting Professor at City University and Honorary Professor at the University of Liverpool. He is Chair of the Memory Services National Accreditation Panel (MSNAP) and a member of the Prime Ministers Challenge on Dementia Research Group. He has been awarded 5 major dementia grants totalling £11 million on psychosocial interventions for dementia care and is co-applicant on a further £9 million. He has published over 200 academic papers. He is a Board member of both INTERDEM and the International Psychogeriatric Association. In 2014 he was elected President of the European Association of Geriatric Psychiatry. He is Editor of the journal Aging & Mental Health.
2012-2016 NIHR - Programme Grant £2,019,344
Valuing Active Life In Dementia (VALID)
2014-2018 ESRC/NIHR Dementia 2012
Promoting Independence in Dementia (PRIDE) £3,686,671
2014-2019 NIHR - Programme Grant £1,978,647
Achieving Quality and Effectiveness in Dementia Using Crisis Teams (AQUEDUCT)
2012-2017 NIHR - Programme Grant £1,998,595
Effective home care support in dementia: components , impact and costs of tertiary prevention
2014-2017 Joint Programme Neurodegenerative Diseases (EU) Euro 1.199.819
Adaptive Implementation and Validation of the positively evaluated Meeting Centres Support
Programme for people with dementia and their carers in Europe
2014-2017 Joint Programme Neurodegenerative Diseases (EU) Euro 2.089.378
Access to Timely Formal Care ACTIF Care.
BALLARD, C., CORBETT, A., ORRELL, M., WILLIAMS, G., MONIZ-COOK, E, ROMEO, R., WOODS, B., GARROD, L., TESTAD, I., WOODWARD, CARLTON, B., WENBORN, J., FOSSEY, J. and KNAPP, M., 2018. Impact of person-centered care training and person-centered activities on quality of life, agitation and antipsychotic use in people with dementia living in nursing homes: A cluster-randomized controlled trial of the WHELD intervention. PLOS Medicine.
ORII MCDERMOTT, GEORGINA CHARLESWORTH, EEF HOGERVORST, CHARLOTTE STONER, ESME MONIZ-COOK, AIMEE SPECTOR, EMESE CSIPKE and MARTIN ORRELL, 2018. Psychosocial interventions for people with dementia: a synthesis of systematic reviews Aging & Mental Health. 0(0), 1-11 BALLARD, C., CORBETT, A., ORRELL, M., WILLIAMS, G., MONIZ-COOK, E., ROMEO, R., WOODS, B., GARROD, L., TESTAD, I., WOODWARD-CARLTON, B., WENBORN, J., KNAPP, M. and FOSSEY, J., 2018. Impact of person-centred care training and person-centred activities on quality of life, agitation, and antipsychotic use in people with dementia living in nursing homes:: A cluster-randomised controlled trial.
HARWOOD, R.H., VAN DER WARDT, V., GOLDBERG, S.E., KEARNEY, F., LOGAN, P., HOOD-MOORE, V., BOOTH, V., HANXOX, J.E., MASUD, T., HOARE, Z., BRAND, A., EDWARDS, R.T., JONES, C., DAS NAIR, R., POLLOCK, K., GODFREY, M., GLADMAN, J.R.F., VEDHARA, K., SMITH, H. and ORRELL, M., 2018. A development study and randomised feasibility trial of a tailored intervention to improve activity and reduce falls in older adults with mild cognitive impairment and mild dementia.
Involved in 6 Cochrane reviews on the effectiveness of different treatments for dementia. With Bob Woods developed and evaluated CST a useful and cost effective therapy for dementia with a similar effect size to drug treatments. CST recommended in NICE dementia guidelines, used in 25 countries and 90% UK memory services, and published as a manual www.cstdementia.com.
Led the development of the Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly (CANE) an effective, valid, and reliable assessment of needs, widely used in the UK and Europe to map needs/evaluate services. A book/manual was published in 2004. www.ucl.ac.uk/cane.