Mrs Caroline Brundle

Elderly Care Researcher

ORCID: 0000-0003-3412-7280

Caroline joined the CLAHRC2 project team at the Bradford Institute of Health Research in August 2014.  As an Elderly Care Researcher, her role is to recruit frail elderly participants to the CARE study cohort and to collect baseline and follow-up data.

Before joining BIHR, Caroline worked at the University of Manchester on projects investigating support needs of cancer patients and carers, treatments for adolescent depression, falls in older people with visual impairment and discharge from inpatient care at end of life.  Prior to this she held research roles in a housing association and a social research consultancy.


Brown L, Mossabir R, Harrison N, Brundle C, Smith J, Clegg A. Life in lockdown: A telephone survey to investigate the impact of COVID-19 lockdown measures on the lives of older people (≥ 75years). Age Ageing 2020; afaa255,

Hale M, Santorelli G, Brundle C, Clegg A. A cross-sectional study assessing agreement between self-reported and general practice recorded health conditions among community dwelling older adults. Age Ageing 2019; 49(1):135-140. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afz124

Heaven A, Brown L, Young J, Teale E, Hawkins R, Spilsbury K, Mountain G, Young T, Goodwin V, Hanratty B, Chew-Graham C, Brundle C, Mahmood F, Jacob I, Daffu-O’Reilly A, Clegg A. Community ageing research 75+ study (CARE75+): an experimental ageing and frailty research cohort. BMJ Open 2019;9(3):e026744. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026744

Brundle C, Heaven A, Brown L, Teale E, Young J, West R, Clegg A. Convergent validity of the electronic frailty index. Age Ageing 2019;48(1):152-156.