Catherine Sackley

Catherine Sackley


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Research interests (short)

Cath Sackley is Head of Physiotherapy, Professor of Rehabilitation and Deputy Head of Division in Health and Social Care Research. She is an NIHR Senior Investigator and trialist who specialises in the evaluation of complex and behavioural interventions. Her research focuses on the problems experienced by older people and people with stroke and neurological disease living in the community. Her team works closely with older people and her work has informed clinical practice, particularly for the residents of care homes. It covers common daily problems, such as incontinence, diffculties with mobility and other activities of daily living. The group has supported research capacity development within the NHS and Cath has supervised over twenty-five training awards for Allied Health Professionals.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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