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Creative practice with clay: a mutual route to recovery? (2018)
Journal Article
Argyle, E., & Winship, G. (2018). Creative practice with clay: a mutual route to recovery?. Journal of Applied Arts and Health, 9(3), doi:10.1386/jaah.9.3.385_1

This article summarises the findings of a project called ‘Clay Transformations’ and was part of the Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery Programme funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Using a mixed methods approach, the project aimed t... Read More

Introducing the Care Certificate evaluation (innovative practice) (2017)
Journal Article
Argyle, E., Thomson, L., Arthur, A., Maben, J., Schneider, J. M., & Wharrad, H. (in press). Introducing the Care Certificate evaluation (innovative practice). Dementia, doi:10.1177/1471301217723498. ISSN 1471-3012

Although investment in staff development is a prerequisite for high quality and innovative care, the training needs of unregistered care staff have often been neglected, particularly within dementia care provision. The Care Certificate, which was ful... Read More

The effective ingredients of social care support at home for people with dementia: a literature review (2017)
Journal Article
Argyle, E., Kelly, T., Gladman, J. R., & Jones, R. (2017). The effective ingredients of social care support at home for people with dementia: a literature review. Journal of Integrated Care, 25(2), doi:10.1108/JICA-09-2016-0032. ISSN 1476-9018

Purpose: Formal ties between the theatre and research dissemination have only recently developed and its general efficacy is largely unknown. Here the purpose of this paper is to redress this neglect by examining the effectiveness of a research-base... Read More

Research based theatre in dementia knowledge transfer: views from the front line (2016)
Journal Article
Argyle, E., & Schneider, J. M. (2015). Research based theatre in dementia knowledge transfer: views from the front line. Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 11(2), doi:10.1108/JMHTEP-09-2015-0047. ISSN 1755-6228

Purpose - Formal ties between the theatre and research dissemination have only recently developed and its general efficacy is largely unknown. Here we aim to redress this neglect by examining the effectiveness of a research based theatrical event in... Read More

Implementing person centred dementia care: a musical intervention (2015)
Journal Article
Argyle, E., & Kelly, T. (2015). Implementing person centred dementia care: a musical intervention. Working with Older People, 19(2), doi:10.1108/WWOP-12-2014-0041. ISSN 1366-3666

Purpose - Recent years have seen the advocacy of person centred approaches to dementia care. An important component of this approach has been the use of arts in the promotion of health and wellbeing. However, relatively little attention has been gi... Read More

Continuing to care for people with dementia: Irish family carers' experience of their relative's transition to a nursing home (2010)
Book
Argyle, E., Downs, M., & Tasker, J. (2010). Continuing to care for people with dementia: Irish family carers' experience of their relative's transition to a nursing home. University of Bradford

The purpose of this study is to describe carers’ experience of the transition of their relative who has dementia to nursing home care. It is intended that this will provide evidence-based guidance for the development of initiatives to support carers.... Read More