Professor Anthea Innes

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Dementia Hub (Allerton Courtyard)

Please email for an appointment. 

Current positions

Professor and Coles-Medlock Director Salford Institute for Dementia and Ageing


Professor Anthea Innes is the Coles-Medlock Director, Salford Institute for Dementia, University of Salford. Anthea is a social scientist who has specialised in the area of dementia for the last 20 years. At the core of her work is a concern to engage with the lived experiences of those impacted by dementia, namely, those diagnosed with the condition, their family members and professional care supporters. Her research interests span the care continuum from pre-diagnosis to end of life. Her particular research topics include rurality, technology and creative approaches to supporting those living with dementia.

Areas of research

Dementia, Lived experiences, Improving service provision, Rurality, Technology, Creative approaches


Doctoral supervision in dementia/gerontology

Research Interests

  • Dementia
  • Lived experiences
  • Improving service provision
  • Rurality
  • Technology
  • Creative approaches

Qualifications and Memberships


  • PhD
  • MSc
  • BA


  • Interdem
  • HEA