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The views of carers, people living with dementia and healthcare practitioners about the value of online information and peer support (2020)
Journal Article
White, C., Wolverson, E., Dunn, R., & Zafeiridi, E. (2020). The views of carers, people living with dementia and healthcare practitioners about the value of online information and peer support. International Journal of Care and Caring, 4(4), 549-571. https://doi.org/10.1332/239788220X15934528490504

© Policy Press 2020. This article reports on research into the development of a website (Caregiverspro-MMD) intended for carers and people living with dementia. Carers, people living with dementia and healthcare practitioners were invited to explore... Read More about The views of carers, people living with dementia and healthcare practitioners about the value of online information and peer support.

‘A fifty mile round trip to change a lightbulb’: An exploratory study of carers’ experiences of providing help, care and support to families and friends from a distance (2020)
Journal Article
White, C., Wray, J., & Whitfield, C. (2020). ‘A fifty mile round trip to change a lightbulb’: An exploratory study of carers’ experiences of providing help, care and support to families and friends from a distance. Health and Social Care in the Community, 28(5), 1632-1642. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12988

While the role of carers has been widely investigated, the experiences of those who care from a distance have been little explored, especially in the United Kingdom. However, contemporary patterns of family life suggest that this may be a significant... Read More about ‘A fifty mile round trip to change a lightbulb’: An exploratory study of carers’ experiences of providing help, care and support to families and friends from a distance.

Training people with dementia/cognitive impairment and their carers in the use of web-based supportive technologies (Innovative practice) (2019)
Journal Article
Cunnah, K., Howe, D., Thorpe, J., Dunn, R., Platt, R., White, C., …Wolverson, E. (2021). Training people with dementia/cognitive impairment and their carers in the use of web-based supportive technologies (Innovative practice). Dementia, 20(2), 796–806. https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301219887592

Little is known about the training and support people with dementia and their carers need to use digital solutions. This paper shares learning from a bespoke programme that successfully trained people with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and th... Read More about Training people with dementia/cognitive impairment and their carers in the use of web-based supportive technologies (Innovative practice).

The CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD Platform as an Online Informational and Social Support Tool for People Living With Memory Problems and Their Carers: An Evaluation of User Engagement, Usability and Usefulness (2019)
Journal Article
Howe, D., Thorpe, J., Dunn, R., White, C., Cunnah, K., Platt, R., …Wolverson, E. (2019). The CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD Platform as an Online Informational and Social Support Tool for People Living With Memory Problems and Their Carers: An Evaluation of User Engagement, Usability and Usefulness. Journal of applied gerontology, 39(12), 1303-1312. https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464819885326

People living with dementia or cognitive impairment (PwD) and their carers often have unmet needs for informational and social support postdiagnosis. Web-based platforms have the potential to address these needs, although few have been developed for... Read More about The CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD Platform as an Online Informational and Social Support Tool for People Living With Memory Problems and Their Carers: An Evaluation of User Engagement, Usability and Usefulness.

An uncertain practice: social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England (2019)
Journal Article
White, C., Marsland, D., & Manthorpe, J. (2019). An uncertain practice: social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England. International Journal of Care and Caring, 3(3), 375-391. https://doi.org/10.1332/239788219X15538567227956

© Policy Press 2019. This article reports on a study of social work practice with care recipients choosing to relocate between English local administrative units. Data were collected from interviews with 20 social work practitioners from three areas,... Read More about An uncertain practice: social work support for disabled people and carers moving across local authority boundaries in England.

The continuity of social care when moving across regional boundaries (2018)
Journal Article
Marsland, D., White, C., & Manthorpe, J. (2019). The continuity of social care when moving across regional boundaries. Journal of Social Work, 19(5), 557-577. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468017318762268

© The Author(s) 2018. Summary: This paper reports the experiences of adults in receipt of social care when relocating to new local authorities, and of family carers. While many matters need to be considered when moving, the study focused specifically... Read More about The continuity of social care when moving across regional boundaries.

A web-based platform for people with memory problems and their caregivers (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD): Mixed-methods evaluation of usability (2018)
Journal Article
Zafeiridi, P., Paulson, K., Dunn, R., Wolverson, E., White, C., Thorpe, J. A., …Tzovaras, D. (2018). A web-based platform for people with memory problems and their caregivers (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD): Mixed-methods evaluation of usability. JMIR Formative Research, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.2196/formative.9083

Background: The increasing number of people with dementia (PwD) drives research exploring Web-based support interventions to provide effective care for larger populations. In this concept, a Web-based platform (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD, 620911) was designed... Read More about A web-based platform for people with memory problems and their caregivers (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD): Mixed-methods evaluation of usability.

A Web-Based Platform for People With Memory Problems and Their Caregivers (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD): Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Usability (2018)
Journal Article
Zafeiridi, P., Paulson, K., Dunn, R., Wolverson, E., White, C., Thorpe, J. A., …Tzovaras, D. (2018). A Web-Based Platform for People With Memory Problems and Their Caregivers (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD): Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Usability. JMIR Formative Research, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.2196/formative.9083

Background: The increasing number of people with dementia (PwD) drives research exploring Web-based support interventions to provide effective care for larger populations. In this concept, a Web-based platform (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD, 620911) was designed... Read More about A Web-Based Platform for People With Memory Problems and Their Caregivers (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD): Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Usability.

Abuse in care? A research project to identify early indicators of concern in residential and nursing homes for older people (2015)
Journal Article
Marsland, D., Oakes, P., & White, C. (2015). Abuse in care? A research project to identify early indicators of concern in residential and nursing homes for older people. The journal of adult protection, 17(2), 111-125. https://doi.org/10.1108/JAP-08-2014-0027

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the prevention of the abuse of older people in residential and nursing homes, through the identification of "early indicators of concern". Such indicators support practitioners in identifying ser... Read More about Abuse in care? A research project to identify early indicators of concern in residential and nursing homes for older people.

Abuse in care? The identification of early indicators of the abuse of people with learning disabilities in residential settings (2007)
Journal Article
Marsland, D., Oakes, P., & White, C. (2007). Abuse in care? The identification of early indicators of the abuse of people with learning disabilities in residential settings. The journal of adult protection, 9(4), 6-20. https://doi.org/10.1108/14668203200700023

Although No Secrets suggests that adult protection practices should seek to prevent abuse, it can be argued that such practice predominately focuses on pursuing effective responses to abuse that has already happened, rather than preventing the onset... Read More about Abuse in care? The identification of early indicators of the abuse of people with learning disabilities in residential settings.