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Biography

Kate joined King’s College London in October 2018. She is currently working as a Research Assistant on the UK Research & Innovation funded study ‘Development of a Stratified Model of Care for Acute Rehabilitation after Hip Fracture’, in the Department of Population Health Sciences. Kate previously worked on a project at King’s that aims to improve the health of young people and evaluate a youth violence intervention project. Before this, she worked as a Research Assistant at UCL on a project looking at managing agitation and raising quality of life in people with dementia. Kate has a BSc in Psychology and an MSc in Public Health.

Research Interests

  • Health service Improvement
  • Health access, delivery, and outcomes
  • Public Health

Research Groups

  • Q Community
  • Faculty of Public Health

Expertise and Public Engagement

  • Member of Q Community 
  • Service Delivery Volunteer at Victim Support 
  • Outreach/Engagement activities under HERON (Health Inequalities Research Network)  

Publications

Laybourne, A., Livingston, G., Cousins, S., Rapaport, P.,   Lambe, K., La Frenais, F., Savage, H Manela., Stringer, A., Marston, L., Barber, J., Cooper, C. (2018). Carer coping and resident agitation as predictors of quality of life in care home residents living with dementia: Managing Agitation and Raising Quality of Life (MARQUE) English national care home prospective cohort study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 43 (1), 106-113.  

Livingston, G., Barber, J., Marston, L., Stringer, A., Panca, M., Hunter, R., Cooper, C., Laybourne, A., La Frenais , F.,  Reeves, S., Manela, M., Lambe, K., Banerjee, S., Rapaport, P. (2019). Clinical and cost-effectiveness of the Managing Agitation and Raising Quality of Life (MARQUE) intervention for agitation in people with dementia in care homes: a single-blind, cluster-randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Psychiatry, 6 (4) 292-304.