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Age management in the workplace: manager and older worker accounts of policy and practice

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Egdell, V., Maclean, G., Raeside, R., & Chen, T. (2020)
Age management in the workplace: manager and older worker accounts of policy and practice. Ageing and society, 40(4), 784-804. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X18001307
The impact of an ageing workforce on the workplace is a concern internationally. Governments are increasingly encouraging the continued labour market participation of older wo...

Employer Policy and Practice Toward Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics

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Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Tjandra, N. C., & Chen, T. (2019)
Employer Policy and Practice Toward Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 31(5), 445-466. https://doi.org/10.1080/08959420.2018.1563472
Many governments are seeking to encourage the extension of working lives to counteract potential labor market shortages that might result from population aging. Nevertheless, ...

Extremely short duration sprint interval training improves vascular health in older adults

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Adamson, S., Kavaliauskas, M., Yamagishi, T., Phillips, S., Lorimer, R., & Babraj, J. (2019)
Extremely short duration sprint interval training improves vascular health in older adults. Sport Sciences for Health, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11332-018-0498-2
Exercise improves health and physical function in older people, but very few older people participate although the trend is for increasing participation. This study sought to ...

Being Home: Housing and Dementia in Scotland

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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...

Towards improved decision support in the assessment and management of pain for people with dementia in hospital: a systematic meta-review and observational study

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Closs, S. J., Dowding, D., Allcock, N., Hulme, C., Keady, J., Sampson, E. L., …Lichtner, V. (2016)
Towards improved decision support in the assessment and management of pain for people with dementia in hospital: a systematic meta-review and observational study. Health Services and Delivery Research, 4(30), 1-162. https://doi.org/10.3310/hsdr04300
Background Pain and dementia are common in older people, and impaired cognitive abilities make it difficult for them to communicate their pain. Pain, if poorly managed, impai...

The assessment and management of pain in patients with dementia in hospital settings: a multi-case exploratory study from a decision making perspective

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Lichtner, V., Dowding, D., Allcock, N., Keady, J., Sampson, E. L., Briggs, M., …Closs, S. J. (2016)
The assessment and management of pain in patients with dementia in hospital settings: a multi-case exploratory study from a decision making perspective. BMC Health Services Research, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1690-1
BACKGROUND: Pain is often poorly managed in people who have a dementia. Little is known about how this patient population is managed in hospital, with research to date focused...

Using sense-making theory to aid understanding of the recognition, assessment and management of pain in patients with dementia in acute hospital settings

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Dowding, D., Lichtner, V., Allcock, N., Briggs, M., James, K., Keady, J., …José Closs, S. (2016)
Using sense-making theory to aid understanding of the recognition, assessment and management of pain in patients with dementia in acute hospital settings. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 53, 152-162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.08.009
BACKGROUND: The recognition, assessment and management of pain in hospital settings is suboptimal, and is a particular challenge in patients with dementia. The existing proces...

Occupational therapy and emergency departments: A critical review of the literature

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James, K., Jones, D., Kempenaar, L., Preston, J., & Kerr, S. (2016)
Occupational therapy and emergency departments: A critical review of the literature. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 79(8), 459-466. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022616629168
IntroductionOccupational therapy is emerging as a profession within the context of emergency care, specifically within emergency departments. Emerging professional practice sh...

An Integrated Community Falls Emergency Pathway

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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...

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

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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...

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