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Caring from a distance: carers’ experiences of keeping in touch with care home residents during COVID-19 closures (2022)
Journal Article
White, C., Whitfield, C., Wolverson, E., & Wray, J. (2024). Caring from a distance: carers’ experiences of keeping in touch with care home residents during COVID-19 closures. International Journal of Care and Caring, 8(2), 264-286. https://doi.org/10.1332/239788221X16666566787347

In response to COVID-19, many care homes closed to visitors and new ways for carers and residents to stay in touch were tried. This UK study employed an online survey to explore carer experiences of staying in touch from a distance. The research high... Read More about Caring from a distance: carers’ experiences of keeping in touch with care home residents during COVID-19 closures.

Me, myself, and nature: living with dementia and connecting with the natural world – more than a breath of fresh air? A literature review (2022)
Journal Article
Bennett, J., Wolverson, E., & Price, L. (2022). Me, myself, and nature: living with dementia and connecting with the natural world – more than a breath of fresh air? A literature review. Dementia, https://doi.org/10.1177/14713012221117896

Objective: Depsite the growing awareness of the importance of engagement with the natural world for people living with dementia, little is known about the impact specifically for people living independently in their own home. This review identifies,... Read More about Me, myself, and nature: living with dementia and connecting with the natural world – more than a breath of fresh air? A literature review.

‘It just fundamentally reflects the best of social work’: Social Worker’s Practice Understandings and Experience of the Best Interests Assessor role (2022)
Journal Article
Buckton, W. (in press). ‘It just fundamentally reflects the best of social work’: Social Worker’s Practice Understandings and Experience of the Best Interests Assessor role. The British journal of social work, Article bcac147. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcac147

This article explores narratives of professional social workers tasked with undertaking the formal para-legal role of Best Interests Assessor under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) scheme. Wholesale reform of this practice has been debate... Read More about ‘It just fundamentally reflects the best of social work’: Social Worker’s Practice Understandings and Experience of the Best Interests Assessor role.

More than signposting: Findings from an evaluation of a social prescribing service (2022)
Journal Article
White, C., Bell, J., Reid, M., & Dyson, J. (2022). More than signposting: Findings from an evaluation of a social prescribing service. Health and Social Care in the Community, https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13925

This paper presents findings from an evaluation of a social prescribing service, undertaken between January 2019 and December 2020. Data was collected through interviews and focus groups with a range of groups including social prescribing managers, l... Read More about More than signposting: Findings from an evaluation of a social prescribing service.

Narratives of Neglect in Social Work with Children and Families: The Relationship between Voice and Narrative (2022)
Journal Article
Revell, L. (2022). Narratives of Neglect in Social Work with Children and Families: The Relationship between Voice and Narrative. Child Abuse Review, Article e2780. https://doi.org/10.1002/car.2780

This article reports findings from a study which sought to offer primacy to the voice of the child, using narrative approaches to encourage children and young people to share their lived experiences of neglect. Using a constructivist approach, this p... Read More about Narratives of Neglect in Social Work with Children and Families: The Relationship between Voice and Narrative.

Signs of Safety and the Paradox of Simplicity: Insights from Research with Social Work Students (2022)
Journal Article
White, C., Bell, J., & Revell, L. (in press). Signs of Safety and the Paradox of Simplicity: Insights from Research with Social Work Students. Practice: Social Work in Action, https://doi.org/10.1080/09503153.2022.2045009

Signs of Safety (SOS) is a widely adopted approach in child protection internationally. However, very little is known about the effectiveness of students’ learning and engagement with this approach. To our knowledge, this is the first study to explor... Read More about Signs of Safety and the Paradox of Simplicity: Insights from Research with Social Work Students.

The Aftermath of a Suicide: Social Media Exposure and Implications for Postvention (2022)
Book Chapter
Bell, J., & Westoby, C. (2022). The Aftermath of a Suicide: Social Media Exposure and Implications for Postvention. In M. Pompili (Ed.), Suicide Risk Assessment and Prevention. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41319-4_32-1

There is an urgent need to understand the effects of social media and related practices in the aftermath of a suicide. News of a death by suicide can explode like a bomb on social media, the impact of which can be felt around the world. Emerging rese... Read More about The Aftermath of a Suicide: Social Media Exposure and Implications for Postvention.

The interface between primary care and care homes: General Practitioner experiences of working in care homes for older people (2022)
Journal Article
White, C., & Alton, E. (in press). The interface between primary care and care homes: General Practitioner experiences of working in care homes for older people. Health and Social Care in the Community, https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13734

Supporting residents in care homes for older people is an important, though little studied, aspect of the General Practitioner (GP) role. This study explored GPs’ experiences of working to support older people living in care homes, and the challenges... Read More about The interface between primary care and care homes: General Practitioner experiences of working in care homes for older people.

“Just because people are old, just because they're ill…” dignity matters in district nursing (2021)
Journal Article
Stevens, E., Price, L., & Walker, L. (2022). “Just because people are old, just because they're ill…” dignity matters in district nursing. The journal of adult protection, 24(1), 3-14. https://doi.org/10.1108/JAP-07-2021-0024

Purpose: This paper aims to explore the concept and practice, of dignity as understood and experienced by older adults and district nursing staff. The paper adds a new, nuanced, understanding of safeguarding possibilities in the context of district n... Read More about “Just because people are old, just because they're ill…” dignity matters in district nursing.

Dressings and dignity in community nursing (2021)
Journal Article
Stevens, E., Price, E., & Walker, L. (2021). Dressings and dignity in community nursing. British Journal of Community Nursing, 26(11), 526-531. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2021.26.11.526

Although dignity has been widely explored in the context of healthcare, it has rarely been the subject of empirical exploration when care is delivered by community district nursing teams. This paper demonstrates how a commonplace community nursing ta... Read More about Dressings and dignity in community nursing.