About me

I am an affiliated postdoctoral researcher in the Everyday Matters research group. My research utilises mixed methods and participatory approaches to explore aspects of care among older adults, their families and staff in Sweden and the UK. 

Research description

Recent Publications

Gaber, S. N., Thalén, L., Malinowsky, C. W., Margot-Cattin, I., Seetharaman, K., Chaudhury, H., Cutchin, M., Wallcook, S., Kottorp, A., Brorsson, A., Biglieri, S., & Nygård, L. (2022). Social citizenship through out-of-home participation among older adults with and without dementia. Journal of Applied Gerontology. https://doi.org/10.1177/07334648221112425

Margot-Cattin, I., Berchtold, A., Gaber, S. N., Kuhne, N., Nygård, L., & Malinowsky, C. (2022). Associations between community participation and types of places visited among persons living with and without dementia: Risks perception and socio-demographic aspects. BMC Geriatrics, 22(1), 309. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-022-03015-5

Thalén, L., Malinowsky, C., Margot-Cattin, I., Gaber, S. N., Seetharaman, K., Chaudhury, H., Cutchin, M., Wallcook, S., Anders, K., Brorsson, A., & Nygård, L. (2022). Out-of-home participation among people living with dementia: A study in four countries. Dementia, 21(5), 1636–1652. https://doi.org/10.1177/14713012221084173

Interdisciplinary Network for Dementia Using Current Technology (INDUCT). (2022). Best practice guidance human interaction with technology in dementia. https://www.dementiainduct.eu/guidance/

Gaber, S. N., Nygård, L., Malinowsky, C., Brorsson, A., Kottorp, A., & Hedman, A. (2021). Enacting citizenship through participation in a technological society: A longitudinal three-year study among people with dementia in Sweden. Ageing and Society, 1-22. doi:10.1017/S0144686X21000544

Gaber, S. N. (2020). The participation of older people with and without dementia in public space, through the lens of Everyday Technology use. [Doctoral thesis, Karolinska Institutet]. Open Archive KI. https://openarchive.ki.se/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10616/47390/Thesis_Sophie_Gaber.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Gaber, S. N., & Wallcook, S. (2020). Lay Report: People with dementia in Public Space using Everyday Technology (PIPSET) (IRAS 215654). https://ki.se/en/nvs/induct-at-ki-finalized 

Gaber, S. N., Nygård, L., Brorsson, A., Kottorp, A., Charlesworth, G., Wallcook, S., & Malinowsky, C. (2020). Social Participation in Relation to Technology Use and Social Deprivation: A Mixed Methods Study Among Older People with and without Dementia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health17, 4022. https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/11/4022#

Gaber, S.N., Nygård, L., Kottorp, A. et al. Perceived risks, concession travel pass access and everyday technology use for out-of-home participation: cross-sectional interviews among older people in the UK. BMC Geriatrics, 20, 192 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-020-01565-0

Gaber, S. N., & Brorsson, A. (2019). The role of technology around stigma: Marie’s journey. World Alzheimer Report 2019, pp. 162-163. Alzheimer’s Disease International. https://www.alz.co.uk/research/WorldAlzheimerReport2019.pdf

Gaber, S. N., & Heuchemer, B. (2019). Prioritizing prisons and dementia? How to address the double stigma of people with dementia or memory issues in prisons and forensic institutions. World Alzheimer Report 2019, pp. 140-142. Alzheimer’s Disease International.  https://www.alz.co.uk/research/WorldAlzheimerReport2019.pdf

Evans-Lacko, S., Bhatt, J., Comas-Herrera, A., D’Amico, F., Farina, N., Gaber, S. N., Knapp, M., Salcher-Konrad, M., Stevens, M., & Wilson, E. (2019). World Alzheimer’s Report Global Survey on Stigma and Dementia. London School of Economics.

Gaber, S. N., Nygård, L., Brorsson, A., Kottorp, A., & Malinowsky, C. (2019). Everyday technologies and public space participation among people with and without dementia. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1177/0008417419837764

Money, A., Atwal, A., Boyce, E., Gaber, S., Windeatt, S. & Alexandrou, K. (2019) 'Falls Sensei: A serious 3D exploration game for older adults to enable the detection of extrinsic fall hazards within the home.'. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 19 (85). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12911-019-0808-x

Wallcook, S., Gaber, S. N., Alvarez, L., Shann, S., Barroso, A. C., & Ledgerd, R. (2018). Report from the World Federation of Occupational Therapists’ (WFOT) global survey of current assistive technology use. World Federation Occupational Therapy: WFOT.

Education

  • Brunel University London (London, UK)
  • University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland)

 

Academic honours, awards and prizes

Awarded publication of the month (June 2022): https://interdem.org/?page_id=5431

Gaber, S. N., Thalén, L., Malinowsky, C. W., Margot-Cattin, I., Seetharaman, K., Chaudhury, H., Cutchin, M., Wallcook, S., Kottorp, A., Brorsson, A., Biglieri, S., & Nygård, L. (2022). Social citizenship through out-of-home participation among older adults with and without dementia. Journal of Applied Gerontology. https://doi.org/10.1177/07334648221112425