Josephine Tetley

Josephine Tetley
Manchester Metropolitan University | MMU · Department of Nursing

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Purpose Restoration of walking ability is a key goal to both stroke survivors and their therapists. However, the intensity and duration of rehabilitation available after stroke can be limited by service constraints, despite the potential for improvement which could reduce health service demands in the long run. The purpose of this paper is to prese...
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Sexuality is an integral part of living and growing older, but societal stereotypes of later life continue to place little value on the importance of sexual activity and fulfilment to older people. Here we draw on data from the nationally representative English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) to highlight how transitions in health and sexuality...
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Introduction The health, well-being and quality of life of older men and women are affected by their sexual and intimate relationships (Lindau et al, 2007; Field et al, 2013; Lee et al, 2016a). However, it has been argued that society most commonly thinks of later life as largely asexual and that sex in later life is a taboo subject (Heywood et al,...
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Despite increased awareness of sexual diversity, older people's accounts of sex and intimacy remain marginalised. This edited volume addresses diversity in sexual and intimate experience in later life (50+) and captures international research and analysis relating to intersectional identities. Contributors explore how being older intersects with di...
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Aims and Objectives This paper presents findings from a hermeneutical study which sought to explore how registered nurses experienced and perceived their professional accountability in clinical settings. Background Professional accountability encompasses the ideals and standards of nursing practice. Nurses are accountable for their actions under c...
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While there is a growing body of research on the effects of dyslexia on student nurses, this is not the case for registered nurses. The main aim of the study was to identify how dyslexia might affect registered nurses’ engagement in lifelong learning and how lecturers can support them. A narrative lifecourse approach was taken to explore the experi...
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Aim To explore the education and developmental needs of care home nursing staff. Background With an increasing ageing population, the need for high‐quality care provision is set to rise and will require nursing staff with the desired knowledge, skills and values. However, multiple concerns have been identified when considering the development of n...
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While there is a growing body of research on the effects of dyslexia on student nurses, this is not the case for registered nurses. The purpose of this paper is to report key findings of a study that investigated the experiences of registered nurses who have dyslexia. The main aim of the study was to identify how dyslexia might affect registered nu...
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Context: How sleep quality and sexual health are associated among community-dwelling individuals remains largely unknown. Objective: We examined the association of sleep disturbance and sleep duration with a range of measures assessing sexual activities, functioning and concerns in a representative sample of older people. Methods: Participants...
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Objectives To investigate the association between self‐reported urinary incontinence (UI) and sexual health in a representative sample of older people. Subjects and Methods Participants were community‐dwelling women and men aged 50–90+ years from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) who reported any sexual activity in the last year. The...
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Project summary This research project explored the use of new wearable and mobile technologies to support independent living and social interactions in the community for people living with dementia and their carers, more safely and for longer. The three key aims of the project were to: • Assess the potential acceptability, and usability of a mobil...
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We have reviewed and assessed the reliability of a dead reckoning and drift correction algorithm for the estimation of spatial gait parameters using Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs). In particular, we are interested in obtaining accurate stride lengths measurements in order to assess the effects of a wearable haptic cueing device designed to assis...
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Purpose: This paper reports on one of the themes that emerged from the analysis of the study, regarding the perceived influence of multiple sclerosis (MS) on the identity of mothers in the socio-cultural context of Italy. Method: In-depth interviews were conducted with 16 women at various stages of MS, with follow up interviews with seven of the...
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Valentine’s day is associated with romantic love and relationships, something that most people want in their lives. However, our experiences of love and relationships change across our lifecourse in both positive and negative ways. So as the Waterboys, and more recently Ellie Goulding, have asked ‘How Long Will I Love you?’ (Mike Scott How Long Wil...
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Context: Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) work was undertaken to engage relevant stakeholders (residents, family members, volunteers and staff) in order to incorporate their experiences and insights into our NIHR grant proposal, “Listen and learn”. The proposed research study aims to explore the use of resident feedback in care homes to embolde...
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Context: Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) work was undertaken to engage relevant stakeholders (residents, family members, volunteers and staff) in order to incorporate their experiences and insights into our NIHR grant proposal, “Listen and learn”. The proposed research study aims to explore the use of resident feedback in care homes to embolde...
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The re is a growing body of evidence demonstrating that sexual activity is important to the quality of life of older adults, and that it can be influenced by physical, psychological and social factors . However, older adults’ experiences of sexual difficulties remain relatively unexplored . This paper draws on qualitative data collected as part of...
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In 2012/2013 the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) included a comprehensive Sexual Relationships and Activities Questionnaire (SRA-Q). A total of 7,079 men and women mainly aged 50 to >90, primarily heterosexual and in a coupled relationship, completed the SRA-Q, answering a series of questions about their attitudes to sexual relationship...
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Introduction The problematic use of substances is linked to many forms of chronic and life threatening conditions, the majority of which affect people in later life. In part as a consequence of population ageing and with evidence suggesting that older people’s substance use is increasing, this complex and heterogeneous group is growing. Thus greate...
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In 2012/2013 the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) included a comprehensive Sexual Relationships and Activities questionnaire (SRA-Q). A total of 7,079 men and women aged 50 to >90, primarily heterosexual and in a coupled relationship, completed the SRA-Q answering a series of questions about their attitudes to sexual relationships, their...
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Background: Compassionate care provision is an integral part of nursing practice, but the ways in which pre-registration nurses are enabled to explore the concept are less well understood. Aim: The aim of this work was to consider how student nurses experience and understand compassion in the context of their education and clinical practice, using...
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Nurse education has found itself challenged to select and educate nurses who on completion of? of their programme? have: excellent technical skills, an ability to critically analyse care and work compassionately in ways that support the values of care that are important to service users. Recent reports of care suggest that nursing still needs to de...
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Restoring mobility and rehabilitation of gait are high priorities for post-stroke rehabilitation. Cueing using metronomic rhythmic sensory stimulation has been shown to improve gait, but most versions of this approach have used auditory and visual cues. In contrast, we developed a prototype wearable system for rhythmic cueing based on haptics, whic...
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This article describes how participant observation and a reflective diary were used in a study that aimed to explore how three different groups of community dwelling older people experienced and made choices about using, or refusing, a range of health and social care services. The roles of these qualitative methods are highlighted to demonstrate ho...
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Background: There is increasing recognition of the need to involve people living with dementia in research that can impact on service developments in the field. Despite this, people with dementia are still under-represented and proxy/carer views have dominated discourses of care. For nursing, understanding the views and experiences of people living...
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The European Year of Healthy Ageing recog-nizes that health care systems need to be improved and reorganized if services are to optimize the opportunities for people to stay healthy and well in their own homes for as long as possible. However, current services tend to be fragmented and insensitive to the needs of older people and their carers resul...
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This pan-European project, involving England, Scotland, Germany, the Netherlands and Slovenia, has questioned whether current approaches to introducing new technologies are the best way of enabling older people to learn about and use technology in their everyday lives. The project team are therefore exploring whether learning based on self-directed...
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Despite the availability of health and social care services designed to support people in their own homes, older people often underuse or refuse these services. It is now acknowledged that this phenomenon contributes to older people being admitted to hospital and long-term care in circumstances that could be avoided. To understand how the uptake of...
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This ethnological perspective of Community Care in Scotland will focus on historical, political, and social contexts and their influences on the community care arrangements for individuals within various types of communities in Scotland today.
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The cumulative effects of illness and disability in older age can lead to individuals being less able to make positive decisions about involvement in activities for pleasure and socialization. This lowered self-efficacy can in turn lead to erosion of confidence and ultimately to social exclusion. Older tenants in sheltered housing schemes are at pa...
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Increasing consumer consultation is a priority for those involved in health and social care research and practice, with promoting greater public participation being widely accepted as ‘a good thing’ (Reason, 1994: 3). However, whilst such consultation may improve the quality of research and practice, there is a need to recognise the considerable in...
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An increasing number of care homes in the UK now provide placements for students undertaking pre-registration nursing programmes, enabling them to develop knowledge and skills in the continuing care of older people. In this article the authors describe an initiative to support nursing staff working in care homes and prepare them for their role in s...
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An increasing number of care homes in the UK now provide placements for students undertaking pre-registration nursing programmes, enabling them to develop knowledge and skills in the continuing care of older people. In this article the authors describe an initiative to support nursing staff working in care homes and prepare them for their role in s...
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ACTION (Assisting Carers using Telematic Interventions to meet Older persons' Needs) is a nursing led Pan-European project (1997-2000). Its primary aim is to maintain the autonomy, independence and quality of life of frail older and disabled persons and their family carers by the application of telematic technology. This article describes the devel...
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The lack of choice and predominance of crisis-oriented care in relation to respite and long-term care for family carers and frail older people provided the authors with the rationale for the development, within the European-funded Assisting Carers using Telematic Interventions to meet Older person's Needs (ACTION) project, of two innovative multime...
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For nursing to become firmly established as a research-based profession, it is essential that all nurses are equipped with the skills to critique research literature. This demands the integration of research application into nursing curricula at all levels. In order for nursing problems to be effectively illuminated, it is important that a range of...
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This paper provides a concept analysis of respite care for frail older people and their family carers. The authors re-examine the broader conceptualization of respite care delineated by Nolan & Grant, namely, users' needs for information, education and support about respite care, based on a review of recent literature and on a user focus group stud...
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This paper critically reviews the lecture as a teaching method, in order to explore whether the use of computer-enhanced lectures can retain the best features of the lecture, without inhibiting the ability of the teacher to facilitate learning and maintain student interest. The advantages and disadvantages of the computer-enhanced lecture to both s...
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A nurse-led multi-agency team worked with older people to develop a model of activity and culture, and evaluate its impact to health and well-being. Underpinned by a needs analysis, the project sought to identify the range of activities that older people used to engage in, currently undertake and what they aspire to engage with both inside their ho...

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