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Improving community support for older people’s needs through commissioning third sector services: a qualitative study (2018)
Journal Article
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

"Our biggest killer": multimodal discourse representations of dementia in the British press (2017)
Journal Article
Brookes, G., Harvey, K., Chadborn, N., & Dening, T. (in press). "Our biggest killer": multimodal discourse representations of dementia in the British press. Social Semiotics, 28(13), 371-395 . doi:10.1080/10350330.2017.1345111

A recent (2016) Office for National Statistics report stated that dementia is now “the leading cause of death” in England and Wales. Ever fixated with the syndrome (an unfailingly newsworthy topic), the British press was quick to respond to the bulle... Read More

A systematic mapping review of outdoor activities and mobility in care homes (2016)
Journal Article
King, A., Chadborn, N., Gordon, A. L., & Logan, P. A. (2016). A systematic mapping review of outdoor activities and mobility in care homes. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72(S1), doi:10.1111/jan.13079. ISSN 0309-2402

Background: Care home residents should be offered opportunities to participate in meaningful activities in an environment of their choice (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, 2013). Whilst outdoor activities and mobility are believed t... Read More

Systematic review of EASY-care needs assessment for community-dwelling older people (2015)
Journal Article
Craig, C., Chadborn, N., Sands, G., Tuomainen, H., & Gladman, J. R. (2015). Systematic review of EASY-care needs assessment for community-dwelling older people. Age and Ageing, 44(4), doi:10.1093/ageing/afv050. ISSN 0002-0729

Background: undertaking comprehensive geriatric assessments (CGAs) combined with long-term health and social care management can improve the quality of life of older people [ 1]. The EASY-Care tool is a CGA instrument designed for assessing the physi... Read More