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Programme Lead MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration)
Harper-McDonald, B., Taylor, G., & O'Connor, S. (2019). Celebrating 70 years of Nursing and Midwifery in our National Health Service (NHS) Scotland. Edinburgh Napier University
No abstract available.
Stavert, J., Egdell, V., Ritchie, L., Danson, M., Cook, M., & Tolson, D. (2018). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace. 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...
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
Care home research to develope a data and innovation platform to support inclusive, person-centred research in care homes in Lothian
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
Fleming, A., Paoletti, I., Hvalic Touzery, S. & Kydd, A. (2017, July). Defining Old. Paper presented at International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco, USA
The number of people classed as the ‘oldest old’ is growing at a faster rate than any other age group. Projections globally show that the numbers of those classed as the ‘olde...
Kydd, A. (2017, February). Ageism from the third age to the fourth age. Presented at Cost Action on Ageism, Jagellonian University, Poland
Kydd, A. (2017, January). Gerontology as a specialty. Presented at Winterschool, Winterthur Switzerland
James, K. (2015). An Integrated Community Falls Emergency Pathway. International journal of integrated care, 15(5), https://doi.org/10.5334/ijic.2086
The abstract gives an example of both an innovation to integrated care and an example of good practice: an Integrated Community Falls Emergency Pathway.
Most adults fall each...
James, K. (2015, April). Occupational enrichment: a role for occupation in pain recognition, assessment and management for people with dementia in hospital settings. Paper presented at 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM)
James, K. (2015, March). The detection and management of pain in patients with dementia in acute-care settings: development of a decision support tool. Paper presented at Scottish Pain Research Community (SPaRC) Annual Scientific Meeting