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  • Carer support: time for a rethink? 

    Kennedy, Catriona (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2019.24.3.101, 2019-03-02)
    KENNEDY, C. 2019. Carer support: time for a rethink? British journal of community nursing [online], 24(3), page 101. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2019.24.3.101
    In this editorial the author points out that, according to a Carers UK 2019 report, three in five people in the UK will be carers at some point in their lives. The Carers (Scotland) Act (2016) will set out in policy the ...
  • A case study investigation into the use of multi-compartment compliance aids in older people resident in very sheltered housing. 

    MacLure, Katie; MacLeod, Joan; Forbes-McKay, Katrina; Paudyal, Vibhu; Cunningham, Scott; Strath, Alison; Lynch, Rory; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40271-016-0178-8, 2016-05-12)
    MACLURE, K., MACLEOD, J., FORBES-MCKAY, K., PAUDYAL, V., CUNNINGHAM, S., STRATH, A., LYNCH, R. and STEWART, D. 2016. A case study investigation into the use of multi-compartment compliance aids in older people resident in very sheltered housing. The Patient: Patient-centered outcomes research [online] 9(6), pages 583-590. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40271-016-0178-8
    Background: Multi-compartment compliance aids (MCAs) are repackaging systems for solid dosage form medicines, heralded by some as a solution to non-adherence but with little evidence of benefit. Objective: To use a ...
  • Exploration and development of bereavement care for older people. 

    Stephen, Audrey I. (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2011-05)
    The rising population of older people in the UK (Office for National Statistics 2010) and pressure on healthcare services to reduce costs indicate the necessity of developing strategies that enable coping and independence. ...
  • 'A lot of people are struggling privately. They don’t know where to go or they’re not sure of what to do': frontline service provider perspectives of the nature of household food insecurity in Scotland. 

    Douglas, Flora; MacKenzie, Fiona; Ejebu, Ourega-Zoé; Whybrow, Stephen; Garcia, Ada L.; McKenzie, Lynda; Ludbrook, Anne; Dowler, Elizabeth (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15122738, 2018-12-04)
    DOUGLAS, F., MACKENZIE, F., EJEBU, O.-Z., WHYBROW, S., GARCIA, A.L., MCKENZIE, L., LUDBROOK, A. and DOWLER, E. 2018. 'A lot of people are struggling privately. They don’t know where to go or they’re not sure of what to do': frontline service provider perspectives of the nature of household food insecurity in Scotland. International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 15(12), article ID 2738. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15122738
    This qualitative study explored frontline service providers’ perceptions of the nature of food insecurity in Scotland in 2015 to inform national policy and the provision of locally-based support for ‘at risk’ groups. A ...
  • Support for older people with COPD in community settings: a systematic review of qualitative research. 

    Kirkpatrick, Pamela; Wilson, Ethel; Wimpenny, Peter (The Joanna Briggs Institute, University of Adelaide. http://joannabriggslibrary.org/index.php/jbisrir/article/view/6, 2012)
    KIRKPATRICK, P., WILSON, E. and WIMPENNY, P., 2012. Support for older people with COPD in community settings: a systematic review of qualitative research. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 10 (57), pp. 3649-3763.
    Background- There are an estimated three million people affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in the UK with only about 900,000 of these being diagnosed according to the Healthcare Commission, and ...