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Klara Lorenz-Dant

General Practice, Institute of General Practice, University Hospital of Augsburg

Klara Lorenz-Dant

I am a researcher at the Institute of General Practice at the University Hospital of Augsburg. My work focuses on care pathways of people with chronic diseases. Before moving to Augsburg I worked at the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), where I also completed my PhD in Social Policy. At LSE I contributed amongst other things to the Strengthening Responses to Dementia Project (STRiDE) and the intiative.


Countries Germany; UK;
Topics Care inequalities; Climate Change and LTC; Co-production in LTC; Dementia care and support; Gender and care; Governance and LTC systems organisation; Outcomes for unpaid/informal carers; Primary Health Care; Unmet needs; Unpaid / informal care;
Methods Co-production methods; Comparative policy analysis; Document analysis; Literature reviews and synthesis; Mixed methods; Policy analysis; Qualitative studies; Quantitative data analysis; Questionnaire; Theory and frameworks; Theory of Change; Training materials;
Role Research;
Interest Groups Climate Change and LTC; Long-Term Care Policy; Strengthening Responses to Dementia;
Research interests

I am interested in care pathways of people living with chronic diseases, spanning health, social, informal and unpaid care, questions around equity and inequality and the impact of climate change on health and long-term care.

Key publications

Figueiredo Da Mata, Fabiana Araújo, Oliveira, Déborah, Mateus, Elaine, Franzon, Ana Carolina Arruda, Godoy, Carolina, Salcher-Konrad, Maximilian, De-Poli, Chiara, Comas-Herrera, Adelina, Ferri, Cleusa P, Lorenz-Dant, Klara (2023) “Accessing dementia care in Brazil: an analysis of case vignettes” DOI: 10.1177/14713012231176305

Dixon, Josie, Lorenz-Dant, Klara, Stubbs, Edmund, Harrison Dening, Karen, Mostaghim, Manna, Casson, Daniel (2023) “Registered care home managers’ experiences of responding to the national care home visiting guidance in England during the Covid-19 pandemic: a multi-method qualitative study”

Lorenz-Dant, Klara and Comas-Herrera, Adelina (2021) “The Impacts of COVID-19 on Unpaid Carers of Adults with Long-Term Care Needs and Measures to Address those Impacts: A Rapid Review of Evidence up to November 2020” Journal of Long-Term Care, pp.124-153. DOI: 10.31389/jltc.76