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Measuring health related quality of life of care home residents: comparison of self-report with staff proxy responses (2019)
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Usman, A., Lewis, S., Hinsliff-Smith, K., Long, A., Housley, G., Jordan, J., …Gordon, A. L. (2019). Measuring health related quality of life of care home residents: comparison of self-report with staff proxy responses. Age and Ageing, doi:10.1093/ageing/afy191

Introduction: Care home residents are often unable to complete Health Related Quality of Life questionnaires for themselves because of prevalent cognitive impairment. This study compared care home resident and staff proxy responses for two measures,... Read More

Improving community support for older people’s needs through commissioning third sector services: a qualitative study (2018)
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Chadborn, N., Craig, C., Sands, G., Schneider, J., & Gladman, J. (in press). Improving community support for older people’s needs through commissioning third sector services: a qualitative study. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy,

Aim: This exploratory study of commissioning third sector services for older people aimed to explore whether service data was fed back to commissioners and whether this could improve intelligence about the population and hence inform future commissio... Read More

Anticholinergic drug burden tools/scales and adverse outcomes in different clinical settings: a systematic review of reviews (2018)
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Welsh, T. J., van der Wardt, V., Ojo, G., Gordon, A. L., & Gladman, J. R. (in press). Anticholinergic drug burden tools/scales and adverse outcomes in different clinical settings: a systematic review of reviews. Drugs and Aging, doi:10.1007/s40266-018-0549-z

Background: Cumulative anticholinergic exposure (anticholinergic burden) has been linked to a number of adverse outcomes. To conduct research in this area, an agreed approach to describing anticholinergic burden is needed. Objective: This review set... Read More

Chair based exercise in community settings: a cluster randomised feasibility study (2018)
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Robinson, K., Long, A., Leighton, P., Armstrong, S., Pulikottill-Jacob, R., Gladman, J., …Masud, T. (2018). Chair based exercise in community settings: a cluster randomised feasibility study. BMC Geriatrics, 18(1), doi:10.1186/s12877-018-0769-4

Background: Some older people who find standard exercise programmes too strenuous may be encouraged to exercise while remaining seated - chair based exercises (CBE). We previously developed a consensus CBE programme (CCBE) following a modified Delphi... Read More

PHysical activity Implementation Study In Community-dwelling AduLts (PHISICAL): study protocol (2018)
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Carpenter, H., Audsley, S., Coupland, C., Gladman, J. R., Kendrick, D., Lafond, N., …Orton, E. (in press). PHysical activity Implementation Study In Community-dwelling AduLts (PHISICAL): study protocol. Injury Prevention, doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2017-042627. ISSN 1353-8047

Background: Falls in older people are a leading causes of unintentional injury. Due to an ageing population, injuries are likely to increase unless more is done to reduce older people’s falls risk. In clinical trials, the Falls Management Exercise (F... Read More

Characteristics and outcomes of hospitalised patients with vertebral fragility fractures: a systematic review (2017)
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Ong, T., Kantachuvesiri, P., Sahota, O., & Gladman, J. R. (2018). Characteristics and outcomes of hospitalised patients with vertebral fragility fractures: a systematic review. Age and Ageing, 47(1), doi:10.1093/ageing/afx079. ISSN 0002-0729

Background: The complex management for patients presenting to hospital with vertebral fragility fractures provides justification for the development of specific services for them. A systematic review was undertaken to determine the incidence of hospi... Read More

Withdrawal of antihypertensive medication: a systematic review (2017)
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van der Wardt, V., Harrison, J. K., Welsh, T. J., Conroy, S., & Gladman, J. R. (2017). Withdrawal of antihypertensive medication: a systematic review. Journal of Hypertension, 35, doi:10.1097/HJH.0000000000001405. ISSN 1473-5598

Although antihypertensive medication is usually continued indefinitely, observations during wash-out phases in hypertension trials have shown that withdrawal of antihypertensive medication might be well tolerated to do in a considerable proportion of... Read More

Benchmarking the prevalence of care problems in UK care homes using the LPZ-i: a feasibility study (2017)
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Darby, J., Horne, J., Lewin, J., Crocker, C., Coates, E., McEwan, K., …Gordon, A. L. (2017). Benchmarking the prevalence of care problems in UK care homes using the LPZ-i: a feasibility study. ISSN 2059-3341

Background: UK care homes have no mechanism for counting, collating or analyzing prevalence of care problems to benchmark quality of care. This study investigated the feasibility of the International Prevalence Measurement of Quality of... Read More

Challenges and opportunities in understanding dementia and delirium in the acute hospital (2017)
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Jackson, T. A., Gladman, J. R., Harwood, R. H., MacLullich, A. M., Sampson, E. L., Sheehan, B., & Davis, D. H. (2017). Challenges and opportunities in understanding dementia and delirium in the acute hospital. PLoS Medicine, 14(3), doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002247. ISSN 1549-1277

What is the problem? Dementia in general hospitals Dementia is very common in patients admitted to acute hospitals, affecting one in four patients, with 6% of people living with dementia being inpatients in acute hospitals at any given time [1,... Read More

Understanding the models of community hospital rehabilitation activity (MoCHA): a mixed method study (2017)
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Gladman, J. R., Buckell, J., & Young, J. (2017). Understanding the models of community hospital rehabilitation activity (MoCHA): a mixed method study. BMJ Open, 7(2), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010483. ISSN 2044-6055

Introduction To understand the variation in performance between community hospitals, our objectives are: to measure the relative performance (cost efficiency) of rehabilitation services in community hospitals; to identify the characteristics of c... Read More

The effective ingredients of social care support at home for people with dementia: a literature review (2017)
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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