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Understanding the shared experiences of creating a digital life story with individuals with dementia and their spouse (2020)
Journal Article
Sweeney, L., Wolverson, E., & Clarke, C. (in press). Understanding the shared experiences of creating a digital life story with individuals with dementia and their spouse. Dementia, https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301220970403

Introduction Life story books in dementia are used as a part of person-centred care. Whilst the current literature demonstrates associations between completing life story books and increased well-being, little is known about the process and how it i... Read More about Understanding the shared experiences of creating a digital life story with individuals with dementia and their spouse.

Measuring the well-being of people with dementia : a conceptual scoping review (2020)
Journal Article
Clarke, C., Woods, B., Moniz-Cook, E., Mountain, G., Øksnebjerg, L., Chattat, R., …Wolverson, E. (in press). Measuring the well-being of people with dementia : a conceptual scoping review. Health and quality of life outcomes, 18(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12955-020-01440-x

Background: Enabling people with dementia to ‘live well’ is a policy and research priority in many countries. However, instruments for measuring outcomes of psychosocial interventions designed to promote well-being in dementia are often derived from... Read More about Measuring the well-being of people with dementia : a conceptual scoping review.

The use of everyday technologies to enhance wellbeing and enjoyment for people living with dementia: A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis grounded in qualitative data (2020)
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Laura, S., Clarke, C., & Wolverson, E. (in press). The use of everyday technologies to enhance wellbeing and enjoyment for people living with dementia: A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis grounded in qualitative data. Dementia, https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301220929534

Background Everyday technologies, such as laptops and tablets, are often used for enjoyment, pleasure, leisure and social participation. Despite this, whilst considerable research has investigated exploring people’s experiences of using assistive te... Read More about The use of everyday technologies to enhance wellbeing and enjoyment for people living with dementia: A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis grounded in qualitative data.

Shared experiences of resilience amongst couples where one partner is living with dementia - a grounded theory study (2020)
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Conway, L., Wolverson, E. L., & Clarke, C. (2020). Shared experiences of resilience amongst couples where one partner is living with dementia - a grounded theory study. Frontiers in Medicine, 7, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2020.00219

Resilience is a concept which may help explain how older people are able to live well with dementia. Existing resilience research in dementia focuses on the caregiver and relatively little is known about how dyads (person with dementia and care partn... Read More about Shared experiences of resilience amongst couples where one partner is living with dementia - a grounded theory study.

Resilience in older people living with dementia – A narrative analysis (2020)
Journal Article
Buggins, S., Clarke, C., & Wolverson, E. (2020). Resilience in older people living with dementia – A narrative analysis. Dementia, https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301220927614

Dominant discourses surrounding dementia tend to focus on narratives of loss and decline. Simultaneously, individuals living with dementia are vulnerable to being dispossessed of personal narratives supportive of identity and well-being. How older pe... Read More about Resilience in older people living with dementia – A narrative analysis.

A qualitative study of the shared experience of humour between people living with dementia and their partners (2018)
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Hickman, H., Clarke, C., & Wolverson, E. (in press). A qualitative study of the shared experience of humour between people living with dementia and their partners. Dementia, https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301218805895

Humour is a complex social and emotional experience which could constitute a positive resource for people endeavouring to live well with dementia. However, little is currently known about the shared use and value of humour in dyads where one person h... Read More about A qualitative study of the shared experience of humour between people living with dementia and their partners.

The influence of 'cognitive busyness' on causal attributions of challenging behaviour in dementia: a preliminary experimental study (2012)
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Parker, S., Clarke, C., Moniz-Cook, E., & Gardiner, E. (2012). The influence of 'cognitive busyness' on causal attributions of challenging behaviour in dementia: a preliminary experimental study. Aging and Mental Health, 16(7), 836-844. doi:10.1080/13607863.2012.684668

This study investigated the influence of cognitive busyness (competing cognitive demands) on residential care staff attributions of challenging behaviour (CB) related to dementia. Following the model of attribution formation proposed by Gilbert, Pelh... Read More about The influence of 'cognitive busyness' on causal attributions of challenging behaviour in dementia: a preliminary experimental study.