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Brighton & Sussex Medical School

Meet the team

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Professor Sube Banerjee

Sube Banerjee MBE, MB BS MSc MBA MD FRCPsych is Visiting Professor in Dementia Brighton and Sussex Medical School and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences at the University of Plymouth. He trained at St Thomas’s, Guy’s and the Maudsley hospitals, and was the Professor of Mental Health and Ageing at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, for 10 years. He was the Department of Health for England’s senior professional advisor on dementia and led the development of its National Dementia Strategy, as well as conducting the national enquiry into the use of antipsychotics in dementia for the UK government. He developed the Croydon Memory Service Model and works with industry and governments on health systems, policy and strategies to improve health for older adults with complex needs and those in long-term care with dementia.

An active researcher with more than 120 original papers published in peer-reviewed journals, Professor Banerjee focuses on measurement of quality of life in dementia, evaluation of new treatments and services, and the interface between policy, research and practice. He has been awarded national and international awards for his work in policy and research.

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Dr Stephanie Daley

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. • 01273 873206

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Denise Roden 

Denise Roden manages the administration for the Time for Dementia programme which gives medical students the opportunity to visit a family living with dementia over a period of two years. Denise works closely with the Evaluation Lead, Dr Stephanie Daley, to ensure the smooth running of the programme. This includes pairing the students with the participant families, keeping track of when students are out on visits and keeping in touch with the participant families. • 07787 272 308

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Yvonne Feeney

Yvonne Feeney is the Time for Dementia Project Manager and supports the implementation and delivery of the programme in participating universities. Yvonne is an Adult Nurse and before joining the Time for Dementia team in 2016, worked in the social care setting managing care services for older adults. Having completed an MSc in Dementia Studies School in 2019, Yvonne is also currently undertaking a PhD at BSMS that aims to understand the development of empathy in healthcare students towards people with dementia. Yvonne’s research interests include improving quality of life for people with dementia, and the role education plays in improving understanding and attitudes toward the condition. • 07738 757 241

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Dr Molly Hebditch 

Dr Molly Hebditch is a research fellow and works on the Mixed methods evaluation of the Time for Dementia programme. Molly's research interests include education in dementia and the improvement of quality of life and care practices for those affected by dementia. Her PhD explored medical and nursing student’s career preferences for working with people with dementia and how to increase interest in this field.

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Thabrez Khan

Thabrez Khan is the Time for Dementia manager at Alzheimer’s Society. Working alongside the wider team, Thabrez will support in the planning and roll out of the programme more widely to new universities to ensure deeper understanding and better person centred care for those living with dementia. Before joining the Time for Dementia team, Thabrez has experience working for both the public and private sectors and brings a wealth of project management and business development experience to the role. • 07355 021307

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Ro Charles

Ro Charles is Alzheimer’s Society Network Manager for the Time for Dementia programme. Ro is responsible for leading the family recruitment team. The team consist of a Project Co-Ordinator and a team of Service User Involvement Officers. The team work to recruitment and support families (people with dementia and their carers) to the Time for Dementia programme in sites across the South of England. Ro has spent 19 years working with people affected by dementia and has personal experience taking part on the programme with her own family. • 07484 089562

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Lauren Wonnacott

Lauren Wonnacott is Alzheimer’s Society Network Manager for the Time for Dementia programme and is responsible for overseeing the recruitment and support of people with dementia and carers within the programme. During 2018 Lauren co-facilitated the roll out of Time for Dementia to three new universities, and now works closely with participating Universities involved to ensure the smooth running of the Programme. Lauren manages a team of Service User Involvement Officers that work across the South of England, the team visit local groups and organisations to raise awareness of Time for Dementia, and then visit people in their own home to consent them into the programme. See our service user involvement officers below. • 07713779582

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Katie Campbell

Katie Campbell supports the administration for the Time for Dementia and Time for Autism programmes working closely with the lead project administrators to ensure the programmes run efficiently and smoothly.

The Alzheimer's Society Service team


Photo collage of the Alzheimer's Society Service Team

Alzheimer’s Society team L-R top row: Phillippa Charlton, Natasha Shutte, Duncan Salkeld, Louisa Young. L-R middle row: Jo Crosley, Beth Woodley, Cath Mackenzie, Kay Duffy. L-R bottom row: Bik-Kay Talbot, Cherryll Hixon, Sam Swanson.