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Predictors of depressive symptoms in older adults living in care homes in Thailand (2017)
Journal Article
Tosangwarn, S., Clissett, P., & Blake, H. (2018). Predictors of depressive symptoms in older adults living in care homes in Thailand. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 32(1), 51-56. doi:10.1016/j.apnu.2017.09.010

Background: Thai culture traditionally abhors elders living in care homes due to the belief that this represents a dereliction of filial piety by their children, thus care homes are stigmatized as the domain of poor older adults with no family. This... Read More

Psychometric properties of the Thai Internalised Stigma Scale (TIS-LCH) for care home residents (2017)
Journal Article
Tosangwarn, S., Clissett, P., & Blake, H. (2017). Psychometric properties of the Thai Internalised Stigma Scale (TIS-LCH) for care home residents. Clinical Gerontologist, 40(5), doi:10.1080/07317115.2017.1347595. ISSN 0731-7115

Objectives: Living in a care home is a source of stigma in Thai culture, although there is currently no measurement tool in the Thai language specifically designed to assess internalised stigma in care home residents. The Thai Version of Internalised... Read More

Stigma associated with living in a care home: perspectives of older residents living in care homes in Thailand (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Tosangwarn, S., Clissett, P., & Blake, H. (2017). Stigma associated with living in a care home: perspectives of older residents living in care homes in Thailand

Background: High prevalence of depression has been reported among older adults living in care homes in Thailand, associated with physical impairment, low social support, low self-esteem and particularly stigma associated with living in a care home. H... Read More

Predictors of depressive symptoms in older adults living in care homes in Thailand (2016)
Journal Article
Tosangwarn, S., Clissett, P., & Blake, H. (2016). Predictors of depressive symptoms in older adults living in care homes in Thailand. 00 Journal not listed, 2(5), doi:10.4172/2471-4372.C1.003

Background: Most Thai people reject the idea of letting their ageing parents live in a care home due to the belief that a care home is a place for poor older adults who have no family. These beliefs could influence the perception of living in a care... Read More

Experiences of family carers of older people with mental health problems in the acute general hospital: a qualitative study (2013)
Journal Article
Clissett, P., Porock, D., Harwood, R. H., & Gladman, J. R. (2013). Experiences of family carers of older people with mental health problems in the acute general hospital: a qualitative study. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(12), doi:10.1111/jan.12159. ISSN 0309-2402

Aims To explore the experiences of family carers of people with cognitive impairment during admission to hospital. Background Providing appropriate care in acute hospitals for people with co-morbid cognitive impairment, especially dementia or de... Read More

Disruption, control and coping: responses of and to the person with dementia in hospital (2013)
Journal Article
Porock, D., Clissett, P., Harwood, R. H., & Gladman, J. R. (2015). Disruption, control and coping: responses of and to the person with dementia in hospital. Ageing and Society, 35(1), doi:10.1017/S0144686X13000561. ISSN 0144-686X

This qualitative study aimed to gain insight into the experience of hospitalisation from the perspectives of the older person with dementia, their family care-giver and other patients sharing the ward (co-patients). Non-participant observation of car... Read More

Why are family carers of people with dementia dissatisfied with general hospital care?: a qualitative study (2012)
Journal Article
Jurgens, F. J., Clissett, P., Gladman, J. R., & Harwood, R. H. (2012). Why are family carers of people with dementia dissatisfied with general hospital care?: a qualitative study. BMC Geriatrics, 12(57), doi:10.1186/1471-2318-12-57. ISSN 1471-2318

Background Families and other carers report widespread dissatisfaction with general hospital care for confused older people. Methods We undertook a qualitative interviews study of 35 family carers of 34 confused older patients to ascertain their... Read More

Involving older people in research: practical considerations when using the authenticity criteria in constructivist inquiry (2011)
Journal Article
Brown Wilson, C., & Clissett, P. (2011). Involving older people in research: practical considerations when using the authenticity criteria in constructivist inquiry. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67(3), doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2010.05500.x. ISSN 0309-2402

Aim The purpose of this paper is to identify practical suggestions that could enable other researchers to consider how quality may be evidenced using constructivist principles including the perspectives of older people and their caregivers. Backg... Read More