ALMACK, K, PATTERSON, A., & MAKITA, M. (2015) "Friends, Families and Kinship: Proximity and Intimacy in the Support Networks of LGBT Elders" presented at Queer Kinship and Relationships International Conference 2015, 8th-10th June 2015, Poland.
ALMACK, K., PATTERSON, A. and MAKITA, M. (2015) "Navigating Personal Networks: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Older People's Networks Of Support Towards The End Of Life" presented and published in Irish Ageing Studies Review Vol6, Issue 1, 2015 IAGG-ER 8th Congress Dublin 2015, Unlocking the Demographic Dividend, The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress, 23rd-26th April 2015, Dublin, Ireland.
ALMACK, K., PATTERSON,A., SEYMOUR, J., MAKITA M. (2015) ""I have no wish to be at the tender mercies of a homophobic carer/service": exploring end of life experiences and care needs in the lives of older lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT) people" RCN Annual International Nursing Research Conference and Exhibition, Monday 20 - Wednesday 22 April 2015, Nottingham, UK.
PATTERSON, A. (2015) "Collecting and Working with data in End of Life Care" Invited Speaker at 4th Annual Cancer and End of Life Care Symposium: "Whose business is quality end of life care?" May 2015 (Jointly sponsored by Macmillan and West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group)
PATTERSON, A & FYSON, R (2014) "Is it abuse or poor practice? How making this distinction impacts on risk and vulnerability for people with learning difficulties" presented at International Symposium and Broadcast, "Safeguarding Vulnerable Children and Adults; Risk and Vulnerability" 19-20th May 2014 Bucks New University, High Wycombe, UK
PATTERSON, A and FYSON, R (2014) "Best practice in safeguarding adults with learning disabilities" Invited speaker at National Institute for Health Research - School for Social Care Research Safeguarding Seminar, London School of Economics 3rd March 2014
PATTERSON, A. MAKITA, M AND ALMACK, K (2014)"The Last Outing - exploring end of life experiences and care needs in the lives of older lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT) people" presented at 43rd British Society of Gerontology conference, 1-3 September 2014, University of Southampton, UK.
FYSON, R. AND PATTERSON, A., 2012. "The policy-practice interface in adult safeguarding: voices from the frontline of residential services" In: Social Policy Association conference, University of York, UK.
PATTERSON, A. AND FYSON, R., 2012. ""I was just gobsmacked": Care-workers' constructions of 'shock' and 'disbelief' at BBC Panorama's "Undercover Care: The Abuse Exposed" programme" In: Discourse, Communication & Conversation conference, Loughborough University, UK.
FYSON, R. AND PATTERSON, A., 2012. "Best Practice in Safeguarding Adults with Learning Disabilities: Emergent Findings" In: NIHR-School for Social Care Research seminar, London School of Economics, UK.
FYSON, R. AND PATTERSON, A, 2011. "Is it abuse or 'just' poor practice? Best practice in residential care and supported living services for adults with learning disabilities" In: 5th National Social Work Continuing Professional Development Conference, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK.
PATTERSON, A., 2010. "Honey, I shrunk the kids!": the positioning of Terms of Endearment relative to 'problematic' actions." In: 3rd International Conference on Conversation Analysis, University of Mannheim, Germany.
CROMBY, J. AND PATTERSON, A., 2009. "Drugs, Cycling and 'bloody makin' a racket': A discursive study of emotional responses to crime and ASB in a deprived inner-city area" In: The British Psychological Society Social Psychology Section conference, University of Sheffield, UK.
PATTERSON, A., 2008. "'Had we better say cheerio then love?': The discursive construction of 'reluctance' and 'caring' in family phone calls involving a young adult with a learning disability" In: Language, Culture and Mind III Theme: Social Life and Meaning Construction University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.
PATTERSON, A., 2007. "Creating Order from Disorder - A study of Interaction and Learning Disability" In: Social Sciences Postgraduate Conference, Loughborough University, UK.
PATTERSON, A., 2007. "Every time we say goodbye: caring and closing in phone calls with young adults with learning difficulties" In: 10th International Pragmatic Conference, University Of Goteborg, Sweden.
PATTERSON, A. AND POTTER J., 2006. "Caring Closing: the provision of accounts in, and the collaborative construction of, pre-closings in telephone conversations with a young adult with learning difficulties." Presented at the International Conference for Conversation Analysis, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Johnston B., Patterson A., Wilson E., Bird L., Almack K., Hardy B & Seymour J. (2015) "Realist Evaluation of a UK Specialist Care at Home Innovation" presented at 14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care. 8-10 May 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Patterson, A., Makita, M. and Almack, K. "Respecting 'Significant Others'; End of Life Care and Quality of Dying for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) people" (2014) Presented at 8th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative care. 5-7 June 2015 Lleida, Spain.
Patterson, A., Makita, M. and Almack, K. (2013) ""I have no wish to be at the tender mercies of a homophobic carer/service": exploring end of life experiences and care needs in the lives of older lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT) people", presented at National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference, 3-6 November 2013, Liverpool, UK.