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Dr Stephanie Daley

Stephanie Daley March 2015_web

Dr Stephanie Daley (PhD, MSc, DipCOT)

Senior Lecturer in Older People's Mental Health & Education
T: +44 (0)1273 873206
Location: Trafford Centre for Medical Research, Room 112, BSMS, University of Sussex, BN1 9RY

Areas of expertise: Dementia; health services research and organisational change; occupational therapy; qualitative research, service user involvement, empathy       

Research areas: Dementia; quality of life; organisational change


Dr Stephanie Daley is the programme and evaluation lead for the Time for Dementia and Time for Autism educational programmes. Stephanie completed her PhD at Kings College London in 2014. Stephanie is an Occupational Therapist by background. 

In April 2020, she took on the role of Senior Lecturer in Older People’s Mental Health & Education at BSMS.


Stephanie has been leading mixed methods evaluation of the Time for Dementia educational programme. She has also worked on the C-DEMQOL (Measurement of quality of life in carers of people with dementia) study. For her PhD, Stepganie looked at the applicability of the concept and practice of recovery for older people, including people with dementia.


Stephanie is an experienced trainer, and has developed face-to-face and e-learning educational programmes for staff, students and those who use services. She has led and set up a module on Leadership and Change for the Masters degree in Advanced Care in Dementia at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London. Stephanie has acted as a practice educator and supervisor for Msc research dissertations. Stephanie is a qualified Dementia Care Mapper, and has worked closely with dementia services to help improve the quality of care to those who use services.

Selected publications

Hebditch A, Daley S, Wright J, Sherlock G, Scott J, Banerjee, 2020, Preferences of nursing and medical students for working with older adults and people with dementia: a systematic review, BMC Medical Education, (2020), 20, 92

Daley S, Slade M, Dewey M, Banerjee S, 2019, A feasibility study of the effects of implementing a staff-level recovery-oriented training intervention in older people’s mental health services, Aging and   Mental Health, 1-7, 

Brown A, Page T, Daley S, Farina N, Basset T, Livingston G, Budgett J, Gallaher, Feeney Y, Murray J, Bowling A, Knapp M, Banerjee S, 2019, Measuring the quality of life of family carers of people with dementia: Development and validation of C-DEMQOL, Quality of Life Research.

Bickford B, Daley S, Sleater G, Hebditch M, Banerjee, S, 2019, , Understanding compassion for people with dementia in medical and nursing students, BMC Education, 19:35

Cashin, Z, Daley S, Hebditch M, Hughes L, Banerjee S, 2018, Involving people with dementia and their carers in dementia education for undergraduate healthcare professionals: a qualitative study of motivation to participate and experience, International Psychogeriatrics.

Budgett J, BrownA, Daley S, Page T, Banerjee S, Livingston G, Sommerlad A, 2018, The social functioning in dementia scale (SF-DEM): Exploratory factor analysis and psychometric properties in mild, moderate and severe dementia, Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring, in press.

Daley S, Murray J, Farina N, Page T, Brown A, Basset T, Livingston G, Bowling A, Knapp M, Banerjee S, 2018, Understanding the quality of life of family carers of people with dementia: Development of a new conceptual framework, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 1–8.

Pickett J, Bird C, Ballard C, Banerjee S, Brayne C, Cowan K, Clare L, Comas-Herrera A, Corner L, Daley S, Knapp M, Lafortune L, Livingston G, Manthorpe J, Marchant N, Moriarty J, Robinson L, , van Lynden C, Windle G, Woods B, Gray K, Walton C, 2018,A roadmap to advance dementia research in prevention, diagnosis, intervention and care by 2025, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, DOI:10.1002/gps.4868

Grovesnor W, Hebditch M, Daley S, Vyvyan E, Banerjee S, 2017, Time for Dementia: an innovation in education, Journal of Paramedic Practice, Vol 9, No 11

Page T,  Farina N,  Brown A, Daley S, Bowling A, Basset T, Livingston G, Knapp M, Murray J, Banerjee S, 2017, Instruments Measuring the Disease-Specific Quality of Life of Family Carers of People with Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Systematic Review, BMJ Open,7:e013611, doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013611

Farina N, Page T, Daley S, Brown A, Bowling A, Basset T, Livingston G, Knapp M, Murray J, Banerjee S, 2017, Factors associated with carer quality of life of people with dementia: a systematic review, Alzheimer's & Dementia,

Banerjee S, Farina N, Daley S, Grosvenor W, Hughes L, Hebditch M, Mackrell S, Niforooshan R, Wyatt C, de Vries K, Haq I, Wright J, 2017, How do we enhance undergraduate healthcare education in dementia? A review of the role of innovative approaches and development of the Time for Dementia programme, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 32, 68-75

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