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Linkage of national health and social care data: a cross-sectional study of multimorbidity and social care use in people aged over 65 years in Scotland

Journal Article
Henderson, D. A., Atherton, I., McCowan, C., Mercer, S. W., & Bailey, N. (in press)
Linkage of national health and social care data: a cross-sectional study of multimorbidity and social care use in people aged over 65 years in Scotland. Age and ageing, https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afaa134
Background: Little is known about the relationship between multimorbidity and social care use (also known as long-term care). The aim of this study was to assess the relations...

Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?

Journal Article
Egdell, V., Cook, M., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., & Danson, M. (in press)
Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?. Aging & mental health, https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2019.1667299
Objectives As working lives extend and there is better recognition of early-onset dementias, employers need to consider dementia as a workplace concern. With suitable support,...

Celebrating 70 years of Nursing and Midwifery in our National Health Service (NHS) Scotland

Report
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
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Podiatry interventions to prevent falls in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Journal Article
Wylie, G., Torrens, C., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Gordon, A. L., Menz, H. B., …Morris, J. (2019)
Podiatry interventions to prevent falls in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Age and ageing, 48(3), 327-336. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afy189
Background foot problems are independent risk factors for falls in older people. Podiatrists diagnose and treat a wide range of problems affecting the feet, ankles and lower l...

Qualitative exploration of the barriers to, and facilitators of, screening children for autism spectrum disorder in Oman

Journal Article
Al Maskari, T., Melville, C., Al Farsi, Y., Wahid, R., & Willis, D. (2020)
Qualitative exploration of the barriers to, and facilitators of, screening children for autism spectrum disorder in Oman. Early Child Development and Care, 190(11), 1762-1777. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2018.1550084
Few studies explored the challenges associated with screening of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Arab and Middle Eastern countries. This study aims to explore the facilitato...

Migrants’ Healthcare Experience: A Meta‐Ethnography Review of the Literature.

Journal Article
Luiking, M., Heckemann, B., Ali, P., Dekker-van Doorn, C., Ghosh, S., Kydd, A., …Patel, H. (2019)
Migrants’ Healthcare Experience: A Meta‐Ethnography Review of the Literature. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 51(1), 58-67. https://doi.org/10.1111/jnu.12442
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...

Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews

Journal Article
Frost, H., Campbell, P., Maxwell, M., O’Carroll, R. E., Dombrowski, S. U., Williams, B., …Pollock, A. (2018)
Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews. PLOS ONE, 13(10), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204890
Background The challenge of addressing unhealthy lifestyle choice is of global concern. Motivational Interviewing has been widely implemented to help people change their behav...

Colorectal Cancer in People with Intellectual Disabilities

Journal Article
Willis, D., Samalin, E., & Satgé, D. (2018)
Colorectal Cancer in People with Intellectual Disabilities. Oncology, 95(6), 323-336. https://doi.org/10.1159/000492077
People with intellectual disabilities (PWIDs) are now living longer; thus, the incidence of cancer within this population is increasing. Available data indicate an excess of d...

Ageism in the Third Age

Book Chapter
Kydd, A., Fleming, A., Gardner, S., & Hafford-Letchfield, P. (2018)
Ageism in the Third Age. In L. Ayalon, & C. Tesch-Roemer (Eds.), Contemporary Perspectives on AgeismCham: Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73820-8_8
In the developed world, later life has brought more opportunities to contribute to society and pursue personal goals outside the role of paid work, combined with less stigma a...

What makes a nursing home homely? A Scottish based study, using Q methodology of the perceptions of staff, residents and significant others

Journal Article
Fleming, A., & Kydd, A. (2018)
What makes a nursing home homely? A Scottish based study, using Q methodology of the perceptions of staff, residents and significant others. Journal of Research in Nursing, 23(2-3), https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987118757837
Background: A ‘homely’ nursing or care home is of international interest and comes from a wide variety of academic disciplines and from policy makers and charities. However, ‘...