Jennifer McAnuff

Jennifer McAnuff
Northumbria University · Department of Social Work Education & Community Wellbeing

Doctor of Philosophy

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Publications (18)
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Objective To understand the context and professional perspectives of delivering early rehabilitation and mobilisation (ERM) within UK paediatric intensive care units (PICUs). Design A web-based survey administered from May 2019 to August 2019. Setting UK PICUs. Participants A total of 124 staff from 26 PICUs participated, including 22 (18%) doct...
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Purpose: To systematically map available evidence for school-based interventions led by allied health (i.e., occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and/or speech and language therapy). Materials and methods: We searched for studies in pre-school, primary, secondary, or post-secondary settings, published 2004-2020. We coded study, population, and i...
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Background: Advancing physical therapy interventions for children and young people is a high research priority. This includes research to describe and specify the control condition, typically "current care", for effectiveness trials. This paper aims to identify physical therapy outcomes commonly targeted, and intervention techniques and approaches...
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Background: One-fifth of all disabled children have mobility limitations. Early provision of powered mobility for very young children (aged < 5 years) is hypothesised to trigger positive developmental changes. However, the optimum age at which to introduce powered mobility is unknown. Objective: The aim of this project was to synthesise existing ev...
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Background: Evidence-based care for people with dementia is a priority for patients, carers and clinicians and a policy priority. There is evidence that people with dementia do not always receive such care. Audit and feedback, also known as clinical audit, is an extensively-used intervention to improve care. However, there is uncertainty about the...
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There is an urgent, agreed need to improve participation outcomes and interventions for children and young people with neurodisability. We worked together with service users and providers to design research into participation outcomes and interventions in neurodisability. We built on existing evidence about participation outcomes and interventions...
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A case study of participation-focused, community occupational therapy practice with children and families.
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Participating in leisure activities is important for the health and well-being of all children. Children with communication and mobility difficulties participate in leisure much less than other children, and the gap widens at age 8-12 years. The proposed study asks: What influences leisure participation in these children? What can NHS clinicians do...
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Background Clinicians’ emotions about practice are a potentially powerful yet largely overlooked factor in implementation of good-quality care. The present paper expands the current, limited evidence about clinicians’ emotions by (i) describing clinician-reported examples of emotions about practice and (ii) identifying the clinical situations in wh...
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Effective family-clinician interactions are important for good health outcomes. Two types of interactions are consistently recommended: relational (e.g. listening, empathy, and respect) and participatory (e.g. shared decision-making, planning and problem-solving), but there is little specific guidance on how to implement these interactions in pract...
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Many children and young people with physical disabilities use Assistive Technology to support occupational participation in their daily lives. Occupational therapists in a community service in the United Kingdom worked with practitioners from Health, Education and Social Care to create an innovative, occupation-focused process for assessment and pr...

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