Deputy Director: CLAHRC East of England
Professor Claire Goodman is a NIHR Senior Investigator She is a district nurse by background and Professor of Health Care Research at the Centre for Research in Public Health and Community Care (CRIPACC) at the University of Hertfordshire. Her research focuses on the oldest old and how primary health care works with social care and long term care providers to support this population. She leads a programme of nationally funded studies that focus on the needs of the oldest old living at home and in long term care. She is lead investigator for the DH PRP funded DEMCOM study a national evaluation of dementia friendly communities. . In the CLAHRC she is the national lead for the Cross-CLAHRC care home research work stream and is chair of the capacity building committee. She is a founder member of the Enabling Research in Care Homes (ENRICH) project board and co-editor of the second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing.