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Dr Demi PatsiosPh.D.(Bristol)

Senior Lecturer

Demi Patsios

Dr Demi PatsiosPh.D.(Bristol)

Senior Lecturer

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Research interests

As a member of the Centre for Research in Health and Social Care, Demi has maintained a primary interest in the effects of an ageing population on policy development and on the capacity of the health and social systems to respond to these needs. He has conducted research into the roles and responsibilities, interactions and linkages between the market, the state, the voluntary sector and informal sector in meeting the needs of older people.

As Programme Director of the MSc Policy ResearchMSc Social Work Research and MSc Disability Studies programmes, Demi has maintained an interest in the policy making process, policy and practice research, and evidence based policy and practice.

He is a member of the Faculty Research Group - Ageing and the Life Course which examines changing life course patterns have influenced health and wellbeing, retirement and pension income, family structure, and social, economic and political participation of older people in society.  He is also interested in how experiences, choices, opportunities, and constraints earlier in the life course influence quality of life and wellbeing in older age.

He is also member of the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research and is examining the plight of poorer pensioners in the UK, Northern Ireland and Channel Isles.  As part of the PSEUK 2012 research team, Demi has lead the development of a Living Standards Index for the UK, as well as looking into changes in the prevalence and incidence of pensioner poverty and social exclusion in the UK. 

Research projects



Structured keywords and research groupings

  • Ageing and the Life Course

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Selected research outputs

  1. E-pub ahead of print


    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  2. Published
  3. Published
  4. Published

    Cognitive impairment and homelessness: A scoping review

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  5. Published

    Evaluation of Step Up to Social Work, Cohorts 1 and 2: 3-years and 5-years on

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  6. Published

    Living standards in the UK

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

  7. Published

    Improvement for some: poverty and social exclusion among older people and pensioners

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

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