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I work as a Researcher at the Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University. My PhD 'A Suitcase of Memories, a sensory ethnography of tourism and dementia with older people, examines ways of helping partners communicate with their loved ones who have dementia through multisensory ways. My book Finding the Light in Dementia, A Guide for Families, Friends & Caregivers draws from my dementia care practice and research experience https://amzn.to/2IO679p
March 2012 - October 2015
- •Member of the School of Health Sciences interdisciplinary group providing Ageing and Dementia lectures for Speech & Language Therapists, Dieticians, Podiatrists, Biochemists & Health & Social Care students
November 2011 - July 2012
- Module development and module leader for MSc in Gerontology & Ageing Studies and MSc in Long Term & Chronic Conditions. Lecturer in undergraduate Sociology programme.
March 2009 - February 2011
- Research Officer
- Managed the running of qualitative and quantitative research studies with people living with epilepsy and non epilaeptic attack disorder.
Creating individualised activities in partnership with people who have moderate dementia and their partners at home has rarely been achieved, as such interventions are usually pre-planned by researchers or professionals. The academic gap is in the activity design being led by the person who has dementia and their partner and how to engage them in a...
Aims and objectives To identify research undertaken in the last decade addressing continence for people living with dementia (PLWD) in the community. To highlight gaps and develop recommendations for future research, taking into account the experiences and priorities of PLWD, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Methods A critical review with...
Background: People living with dementia often experience crisis. Home treatment of crisis is an alternative to hospital admission that can have better outcomes. This systematic review is about people with dementia living at home and in crisis. It identifies modifiable factors in the crisis process that may facilitate crisis resolution. Methods:...
The growth in the number of older people worldwide is dramatic and associated with this is an increase in the number of people in the UK with a diagnosis of dementia. It is estimated that by 2050, two million people in the UK will have a diagnosis of dementia (Alzheimer’s Society, 2017). The implications of this are huge in relation to health, well...
Dementia care advice for families and carers. Explains how a person living with dementia may experience the world and provides caregiving strategies to promote wellbeing, based on up to date evidence that includes PhD research - A Suitcase of Memories
I have inputted my PhD thesis into Research Gate but my name comes up as L Campus instead of JM Mullins - please could you advice
When i type my thesis into google scholar the author name is L Campus next to researchgate - please can you advise how it can be changed to Mullins, JM
The purpose of this study is to increase our understanding of the difficulties people with hearing loss experience in a variety of noisy/distracting places and how such noise affects not only hearing, but also attention, cognition, wellbeing, and social interaction.
The goal of the project is to support families, friends and caregivers in their caring roles with people living with dementia