Results: 21

For: mixed methods

Access to justice for victims and survivors of elder abuse

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Jill Manthorpe looks at a study on access to justice for victims of elder abuse and considers the implications for adult safeguarding practice and the implementation of Making Safeguarding Personal policy.

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Dementia day programmes: how can we tell if they are effective?

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Caroline Struthers looks at a study on the effectiveness of a NZ dementia day programme but wonders about the use of outcomes measures in the research.

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Life histories as counter-narratives for people with learning disabilities

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Gerry Bennison examines an Icelandic study where four women with learning disabilities use life histories to challenge the historical, institutional accounts of their lives.

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Holes in the patchwork: diminishing support for older people from BAME communities?

Eradicating the types of childhood adversity explored in this review will inevitably have a massive positive impact on the mental health of young people.

Robin Miller assesses a paper on what has been happening to the provision of social care services to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) older people and raises concerns about equality.

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‘Could do better’: collective user involvement in substance misuse and mental health services

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Martin Webber has a look at some Swedish research on user involvement through user advisory councils in mental health and substance misuse services.

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Organisational co-production and social prescribing for dementia

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Mike Clark considers some of the challenges of organisational co-production revealed by a study on social prescribing for people living with dementia.

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What is the best management approach for patellofemoral pain?

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In this blog, Lesley Dawson considers a mixed methods study, which combined findings from high-quality systematic reviews with clinical reasoning from international clinical experts to produce a best practice guide for clinicians managing patients with patellofemoral pain.

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Musculoskeletal physiotherapists' views and use of psychological interventions

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In her first guest blog, Larissa Kempenar, lecturer in physiotherapy at Glasgow Caledonian University, discusses a systematic review of musculoskeletal physiotherapists’ perceptions and use of psychological interventions. The review also examined how skilled physiotherapists felt to use these interventions within their practice.

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Coproduction of quality standards for youth mental health in primary care

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Lisa Burscheidt reports on a mixed methods study that produced user-generated quality standards for youth mental health in primary care.

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Little attention paid to menopausal transition experiences or wellbeing of women with learning disabilities

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In the mid 1990s, a questionnaire study carried out by Carr and Hollins in Wandsworth suggested that menopause may occur earlier in women with learning disabilities and that for women with Down syndrome, it may occur earlier still. These findings were strengthened by work a couple of years later in a U.S. study by Schupf [read the full story…]