Jan Oyebode – Professor of Dementia Care, Faculty of Dementia Studies, University of Bradford

Jan Oyebode is Professor of Dementia Care at the Centre for Applied Dementia Studies, University of Bradford, where she is also Co-Director of a Doctoral Training Centre on Transitions in Dementia Care.  She is also a registered clinical psychologist.  Her current research interests focus on relationships, coping with life with dementia, and family caring, including how culture, age of onset and type of dementia impact on these.

Her current projects related to young onset dementia include The Angela project (Improving Diagnosis and Post-diagnostic Support for People with Young Onset Dementia and their Supporters) and RHAPSODY (Research to Assess Policies and Strategies for Dementia in the Young).  Jan has written both academic papers and more accessible briefings on young onset and frontotemporal dementia.

Outside work, Jan is a keen photographer, traveller and walker and loves spending time with her family.

Jan leads the Young Dementia Network Research workstream.