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Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
Programme Lead MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration)
Ross, M. D. (2018). Aging - How Lifestyle Changes Could Prove to be an Effective Medicine for the Aging Cardiovascular System. Current Cardiology Reviews, 14(4), 225-226. doi:10.2174/1573403x1404181008124415
No abstract available. Item is editorial.
Stavert, J., Egdell, V., Ritchie, L., Danson, M., Cook, M., & Tolson, D. (2018). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace. Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University
The reported study investigated how Scottish-based employers from different sectors respond to staff with dementia. Dementia is, and will increasingly be, a workplace issue as...
Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Tjandra, N., Chen, T. & Raeside, R. (2017). The Impact of an Ageing Workforce on Employers in Hong Kong: A Study of the Service Sector. Edinburgh: Lawrence Ho Research Fund 2016-2017
No abstract available.
Medical Research Scotland
Osteoarthritis affects more than 9 million people in the UK and is the leading cause of disability. In osteoarthritis, joint tissues (cartilage and bone) undergo structural damage which ultimately pro...
University of Dundee
Musculoskeletal pain in adults over the age of 45 is the number one cause of disability world-wide and osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of pain and disability (Global Burden of Disease 201...
Medical Research Council
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most important ageing-related musculoskeletal disease, affecting almost 9 million people in the UK. Despite this, there remain many unanswered questions in our understanding...
James, K., Sneddon, B., Brown, M., & Tolson, D. (2017). Our Visit. Queens Nursing Institute Scotland
The QNIS study explored hospital visiting time for people with dementia from the
perspective of professional care givers. This was important because older people with
Egdell, V., Chen, T., Maclean, G. & Raeside, R. (2017). The Ageing Workforce and Employers in Fife. http://www.healthyfife.net/ageing-workforce-employers-fife/: NHS Fife
Egdell, V., Chen, T., Maclean, G. & Raeside, R. (2017). The ageing workforce and employers in Fife. Fife: The Workplace Team, Health Promotion, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership and Fife Health & Wellbeing Alliance
The Scottish population is ageing. This will have a significant impact on labour market and employment practices. Increasing numbers of older workers (those aged 50 plus) are ...
James, K. (2017). Being Home: Housing and Dementia in Scotland. Life Changes Trust
This report has identified the important role suitable housing plays in the life of the person affected by dementia, including family, friends, neighbours and practitioners. F...
James, K. (2014). The lived experience of occupational therapists in Scottish Accident and Emergency Departments. (Thesis). Glasgow Caledonian University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1410459
Emergency Departments (EDs) deliver urgent treatment at the ‘front-door’ of acute hospitals. In Scotland, occupational therapists have had an increasing presence in EDs, an em...
Cohen, L., Wimbush, E., Myers, F., Macdonald, W. & Frost, H. (2013). Optimising Older People’s Quality of Life: an Outcomes Framework. Strategic Outcomes Model. Scotland: NHS Health Scotland
More older people than ever before can look forward to many years of healthy life after retirement. Reflecting the priority the Scottish Government places on optimising the qu...
McCorry, M., Murphy, M., Bleakley, C., & Mair, J. (2018). Effectiveness of physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions in altering sedentary behaviour among older adults: a systematic review. Lancet, 392(S61), S61. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(18)32045-2
Long and frequent bouts of sedentary behaviour pose a major risk to health and increase the incidence of hypokinetic diseases and mortality, independent of the risk...
McKay, E., James, K., Macdonald, D., Hislop, J., & Yates, P. (2018, October). Making Integrated Health and Social Care Education a Reality: A Scottish Example. Paper presented at 24th ENOTHE Annual Meeting 2018
Integration of health and social care services in Scotland has been described as being the most significant change to health and social care provision since 1948 (Scottish Gov...
Macedo, S. P., Patel, H., Ali, P., Heckemann, B., Ghosh, S., Watson, R., …Dekker-van Doorn, C. M. (2018, July). Migrants’ healthcare experience: a meta-ethnography review of the literature. Paper presented at 29th International Nursing Research Congress, Melbourne, Australia
Purpose: Worldwide, more than 214 million people have left their country of origin. Such unprecedented mass migration impacts on health care in host countries. This paper expl...
MacLeod, K. (2017, November). "Community Media Practice: Filming local knowledge past and present". Paper presented at Centre for Film Studies, University of St. Andrews, University of St. Andrews
Seminar presentation at Centre for Film Studies, University of St. Andrews (1/11/17). "Community Media Practice: Filming local knowledge past and present". Presentation of int...
Egdell, V. (2017, September). The ageing population and employers in Scotland. Paper presented at Employment Research Institute / National Institute of Career Education and Counselling seminar, Edinburgh Napier University
Presentation (The Ageing Population and Employers in Scotland) at Employment Research Institute/National Institute of Career Education and Counselling seminar
Kydd, A. (2017, July). Ageism. Paper presented at International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco
The developed world has an increasing number of people who are classed as the ‘old’, with the largest increase being those aged over eighty-five years. Population ageing is a ...
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
The ImagingBioPro network seeks to develop new, high energy imaging methods to capture the dynamic biochemical and biophysical processes in biological samples.
The human body is highly structured – f...
ENU Development Trust
Investigating new therapies for osteoarthritis: a collaboration between ENU and Guangzhou Medical University, China
Osteoarthritis is the most important ageing-related disease, estimated to affect 13...
Edinburgh Innovations Ltd
This project aims to develop a new and innovative structured visit programme focused on the needs and wants of this increasingly significant older population group. Specifically aimed at the over 75 y...
The Bay Hotel, Kinghorn, Fife
14 August 2017
Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart Campus
20 June 2017
10am - 3pm
The Rivers Suite, Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus. EH14 1DJ
18 May 2017