Professor John Gladman - Nottingham BRC

John Gladman is Professor of the Medicine of Older People, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham.

John’s research began with the DOMINO study (Domiciliary therapy In Nottingham), a RCT in stroke patients, which formed the basis of his Nottingham DM. Since then he has led TOTAL (the Trial of Occupational Therapy And Leisure), which was the first multi-centre stroke rehabilitation RCT in the UK; RCTs in intermediate care services; and was the Principal Investigator on a NIHR Programme Grant for Applied Research “Medical Crises in Older People”. He has led the Older People Living with Frailty theme of the East Midlands AHSN, and the Interventions to Reduce Musculoskeletal Ageing theme of the Birmingham-Nottingham MRC-ARUK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research.

His current leadership roles include the Caring for Older People and Stroke Survivors theme of CLAHRC East Midlands, and he founded and leads the East Midlands Research into Ageing Network (EMRAN).

Current research projects include: falls in people with dementia; falls in the residents of care homes; chair based exercise; group-based exercise; hypertension in people with dementia; community hospitals; promoting resilience in older people; dementia care in rural areas; improving the urgent care of older people; and improving the quality of health care in care homes.

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