Ms Angela Richardson

School: Nursing

Job Title: Senior Lecturer Adult Nursing - Dementia Care



Angela has a wealth of experience in dementia care. She is a registered mental health nurse and has worked in many different dementia care settings both in the NHS and the Third sector. She spent five years living in the USA and worked with the Alzheimer's Association as a dementia trainer. Angela joined the Faculty in February 2013 and has developed a dementia thread within the pre-registration nursing curriculum as well as developing and facilitating dementia modules for workforce development (CPPD).

Academic and professional qualifications

  • PgCert, Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , Kingston University
  • BSc(Hons), Gerontological Nursing, South Bank University London
  • ENB (812), Nursing care of mentally ill people in the community, English National board
  • DipHE, Community Health Care (Psychiatric Nursing) , North East Surrey College Of Technology
  • ENB 998, Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice, English National Board
  • ENB (941), Nursing Elderly People, English National Board

Professional experience

  • 2013 - present
    Senior Lecturer (Dementia Care),
  • 2012 - 2013
    Clinical Nurse Specialist (Dementia and End of Life Care), Trinity Hospice
  • 2007 - 2010
    Education Coordinator / Trainer , Alzheimer's Association ( USA)
  • 2005 - 2007
    South East Regional Older Adult Programme Lead, Care Services Improvement Partnership
  • 2004 - 2005
    Practice Development Facilitator (Older Adults Mental Health), Surrey and Borders Partnership Mental Health Trust
  • 2000 - 2004
    Nurse Specialist in Dementia care, North West Surrey Mental Health NHS Trust
  • 1997 - 2004
    Branch Manager, Alzheimer's Society
  • 1991 - 1997
    Community Mental Health Nurse, Bournewood NHS Trust
  • 1989 - 1991
    Charge Nurse, Homewood NHS Trust
  • 1988 - 1989
    Staff Nurse, Swindon health Authority

Professional registration and membership

  • Member, Royal College of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse, Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Teacher, Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

Research interests

Lead author of a systematic review on psychosocial interventions for people with early onset dementia and their carers, awaiting publication. Member of a research team who has received a small grant to evaluate the experiences of carers attending Dementia Cafes


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Richardson, Angela, Pedley, Gillian, Akhtar, Farrukh, Pelone, Ferruccio, Chang, Jacqueline, Muleya, Wilson and Greenwood, Nan (2016) Psychosocial interventions for people with young onset dementia and their carers: a systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics, ISSN (print) 1041-6102 (Epub Ahead of Print)

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