Research Assistant and DPhil student
Vimal will work (part-time) with Professor Ray Fitzpatrick for the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration national priority consortium for adult social care and social work. Vimal will support the identification and application of evidence-based service changes in high priority areas of social care in the Oxfordshire and Thames Valley areas.
Vimal read for his MSc in Evidence Based Healthcare, Kellogg College, University of Oxford and is finishing his DPhil in Population Health under the supervision of Professor Crispin Jenkinson and Associate Professor Michele Peters. Vimal’s DPhil focuses on carers’ experience of assistive technology use in dementia care using a mixed methods approach.
Vimal is a registered occupational therapist and fitness to practice panel member for the Health and Care Professions Council, a National Institute for health and Care Excellence (NICE) Fellow (2015-2018), Deputy Theme Lead for the Collaborative Learning and Capacity Building Theme for NIHR ARC Northwest London and a member of the Research & Development Board of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.
Impact of Covid-19 restrictions on carers of persons with dementia in the UK: A qualitative study
Sriram V. et al, (2021), Age and Ageing
Using rapid cycle tests of change to develop the Carers Assistive Technology Experience Questionnaire: a cognitive interview study in the UK.
Sriram V. et al, (2021), BMJ Open
Carers' experience of using assistive technology for dementia care at home: a qualitative study.
Sriram V. et al, (2020), BMJ Open, 10
Informal carers' experience and outcomes of assistive technology use in dementia care in the community: a systematic review protocol.
Sriram V. et al, (2019), Syst Rev, 8
Informal carers' experience of assistive technology use in dementia care at home: a systematic review.
Sriram V. et al, (2019), BMC Geriatr, 19