Louise McCabe Ph.D is a lecturer in Dementia Studies at the University of Stirling. Her research interests focus on people with dementia and associated policy and practice issues. To date published work has included research on social policy and services for people with dementia in the UK and India; policy and service issues for people with alcohol related dementia; and frontline health and social care staff. Her current research grants bring together an interest in how lifestyle choices around health, exercise and alcohol use can influence the experiences of people with dementia. She also teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate dementia studies courses at the University of Stirling.