February 2015- June 2015
Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit.
Improving the Health Outcomes of People with Dementia who are in crisis in the East Midlands. Ref; GEMCSU/14/60 £29,500.
March 2015-June 2016
Alzheimer's Society and Hardwick CCG.
Dementia Friendly GP Practices: Independent Evaluation £11,200.
December 2014- June 2015University of Derby
Jointly funded by NHS England and five CCGs in Derby and Derbyshire to provide research activities related to the direct needs of the local community in terms of health and social care organisation.
December 2014-April 2015
Ambient Assisted Living Programme. Elders UP! Adaptive systems for enabling the elderly collaborative knowledge transference to small companies. International project 2013-16.
Joint work with Clevercherry Ltd, Birmingham to design online collaborative workspace. £14,000.
January 2013-September 2015
University of Nottingham Business School
British Academy Small Grants Award- SG112132: £8,604.
Fear and Loathing in the Acute Hospital? The recognition and maintence of empathy during the discharge process towards frail older people.
Key Themes: Acute stroke care, empathy, communication, patient perceptions, ethnography.
June 2011 - June 2014
University of Nottingham - Nottingham UK
Managed and undertook qualitative strand of two research studies within the Nottingham University Business School;
HS&DR - 11/1023/10: The CIRACT (Community In-reach Rehabilitation And Care Transition) Clinical and Cost Effectiveness study
Key Themes: Rehabilitation, In-reach, Community, In-patients, RCT/mixed methods
HS&DR - 10/1007/01: Knowledge sharing across the boundaries between care processes, services and organisations: the contributions to safe hospital discharge and reduced emergency readmission
Key Themes: care decision-making across boundaries, Community, Acute, qualitative methods.
May 2009 - June 2011
School of Medicine, University of Nottingham
HS&DR - 08/1809/227: Care of Older People with Cognitive Impairment in General Hospitals (Medical Crisis Older People)
Key Themes; qualitative research, Older people, dementia, acute care
January 2007 - February 2009
School of Nursing, University of Nottingham
University of Nottingham funded study; The Recognition of dying in acute hospital settings; an observational study of professionals within acute wards.
Key Themes; older people, acute care, dying, qualitative research