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PhD
Realist approach to explain outdoor activities and mobility in care homes

Realist approach to explain outdoor activities and mobility in care homes

What we are doing: The study was conducted in three East Midlands care homes over a six-month period. Environment and resident descriptive information was collected using ques…
New PhD Study

Recognizing and Responding to Acute Deterioration in Care Home Residents

How do care home workers recognize and respond to acute deterioration in care home residents. A mixed-methods study to develop a care home acute deterioration framework (CHAD-F)…
New PhD Study
Regulation and wellbeing in midwives

Regulation and wellbeing in midwives

Midwives’ Experiences Following a Nursing and Midwifery Council Fitness to Practice Referral and Outcome: a phenomenological study What we are doing? The Nursing and Midw…
PhD
Repetitive vocalisation in older people with cognitive impairment in the hospital

Repetitive vocalisation in older people with cognitive impairment in the hospital

What we are doing: This study followed the natural history of people who call out repetitively in hospital, and their circumstances beyond discharge. A mixed-methods study was…
New PhD Study

Role of diabetes and ethnicity in cardiovascular disease-mortality 

Role of diabetes and ethnicity in the epidemiology of cardiovascular transition from atherothrombotic diseases to heart failure My project is to identify the key patterns of…
PhD
Self-management programme to increase health through physical activity in chronic kidney disease

Self-management programme to increase health through physical activity in chronic kidney disease

What we are doing: A theory-driven intervention has been iteratively developed using expert and patient feedback, as advocated by the Medical Research Council’s Framework fo…
New PhD Study

Social Care Occupational Therapy, Reablement and Homecare

The effectiveness of Occupational Therapy interventions in Reablement and Home Care Services as a preventative measure, to reduce or delay the need for social care. What we ar…
New PhD Study
The DEMFIT-Toolkit

The DEMFIT-Toolkit

The DEMFIT-Toolkit: characteristics and core components needed to implement an exercise class for people with dementia in the community What we are doing? The project is us…
PhD
The influence of religious and ethnic belonging on adolescent girls’ sedentary behaviour

The influence of religious and ethnic belonging on adolescent girls’ sedentary behaviour

What we are doing: The studies entailed in this PhD project allow us to research differences in sedentary behaviour between British adolescent girls of white and South Asian o…

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