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The recall of dementia-related and neutral words by people with dementia: The ironic process of thought suppression (2019)
Journal Article
Cheston, R., Dodd, E., Hart, I., & Christopher, G. (2019). The recall of dementia-related and neutral words by people with dementia: The ironic process of thought suppression. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 34(5), 756-764. https://doi.org/10.1002/gps.5083

© 2019 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Objective: Thought suppression may not work effectively when people have a cognitive impairment. This study tests whether participants with dementia showed lessened or enhanced recall and recognition of dementia-relat... Read More about The recall of dementia-related and neutral words by people with dementia: The ironic process of thought suppression.

Psychological and mnemonic benefits of nostalgia for people with dementia (2018)
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Ismail, S., Christopher, G., Dodd, E., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., Ingram, T., …Cheston, R. (2018). Psychological and mnemonic benefits of nostalgia for people with dementia. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 65(4), 1327-1344

Background: Studies with non-clinical populations show that nostalgia increases psychological resources, such as self-esteem and social connectedness. Objectives: Our objectives were to find out if the benefits of nostalgia in non-clinical populat... Read More about Psychological and mnemonic benefits of nostalgia for people with dementia.

Selective forgetting of self-threatening statements: Mnemic neglect for dementia information in people with mild dementia (2018)
Journal Article
Cheston, R., Dodd, E., Christopher, G., Jones, C., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2018). Selective forgetting of self-threatening statements: Mnemic neglect for dementia information in people with mild dementia. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 33(8), 1065-1073. https://doi.org/10.1002/gps.4894

© 2018 The Authors. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Objective: We tested whether people with dementia manifest selective forgetting for self-threatening information, the mnemic neglect effect (MNE).... Read More about Selective forgetting of self-threatening statements: Mnemic neglect for dementia information in people with mild dementia.

Protected engagement time on older adult mental health wards: A thematic analysis of the views of patients, carers, and staff (2018)
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Dodd, E., Cheston, R., Procter, C., Heneker, S., Gray, R., Fox, C., & Nolan, F. (2018). Protected engagement time on older adult mental health wards: A thematic analysis of the views of patients, carers, and staff. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 27(2), 608-618. https://doi.org/10.1111/inm.12342

© 2017 Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Inc. During protected engagement time (PET), ward routines are adjusted so that staff can spend time together with patients without interruption. The aim of PET is to increase staff and patient intera... Read More about Protected engagement time on older adult mental health wards: A thematic analysis of the views of patients, carers, and staff.

Feasibility study suggests no impact from protected engagement time on adverse events in mental health wards for older adults (2017)
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Smith, T., Clark, A., Dodd, E., Khoo, M., Henker, S., Cross, J., …Nolan, F. (2018). Feasibility study suggests no impact from protected engagement time on adverse events in mental health wards for older adults. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 27(2), 756-764. https://doi.org/10.1111/inm.12362

Hospital adverse events such as falls, violence and aggression, security, self-harm and suicide are difficult to manage in older people with dementia. The purpose of this study was to determine whether Protected Engagement Time (PET) resulted in lowe... Read More about Feasibility study suggests no impact from protected engagement time on adverse events in mental health wards for older adults.

A feasibility study comparing UK older adult mental health inpatient wards which use protected engagement time with other wards which do not: Study protocol (2016)
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Nolan, F. M., Nolan, F. M., Fox, C., Cheston, R., Turner, D., Clark, A., …Gray, R. (2016). A feasibility study comparing UK older adult mental health inpatient wards which use protected engagement time with other wards which do not: Study protocol. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-016-0049-z

© 2016 Nolan et al. Background: Protected engagement time (PET) is a concept of managing staff time on mental health inpatient wards with the aim of increasing staff and patient interaction. Despite apparent widespread use of PET, there remains a dea... Read More about A feasibility study comparing UK older adult mental health inpatient wards which use protected engagement time with other wards which do not: Study protocol.

Practical guidance on undertaking a service evaluation (2016)
Journal Article
Moule, P., Armoogum, J., Dodd, E., Donskoy, A. L., Douglass, E., Taylor, J., & Turton, P. (2016). Practical guidance on undertaking a service evaluation. Nursing Standard, 30(45), 46-51. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.2016.e10277

This article describes the basic principles of evaluation, focusing on the evaluation of healthcare services. It emphasises the importance of evaluation in the current healthcare environment and the requirement for nurses to understand the essential... Read More about Practical guidance on undertaking a service evaluation.

Primary care-led dementia diagnosis services in South Gloucestershire: Themes from people and families living with dementia and health care professionals (2015)
Journal Article
Dodd, E., Cheston, R., Cullum, S., Jefferies, R., Ismail, S., Gatting, L., …Gray, R. (2016). Primary care-led dementia diagnosis services in South Gloucestershire: Themes from people and families living with dementia and health care professionals. Dementia, 15(6), 1586-1604. https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301214566476

© 2015, © The Author(s) 2015. Background: Primary care-led dementia services are an increasingly common form of service delivery; however, little is known about how these services are understood by their main stakeholders: the patients, family member... Read More about Primary care-led dementia diagnosis services in South Gloucestershire: Themes from people and families living with dementia and health care professionals.

The assessment of dementia in primary care (2015)
Journal Article
Cheston, R., Dodd, E., Dodd, E., Cheston, R., & Ivanecka, A. (2015). The assessment of dementia in primary care. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 22(9), 731-737. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12250

Dementia is an irreversible and progressive condition characterized by a global deterioration of a person’s cognitive abilities. With an ageing population, the number of people diagnosed with dementia is expected to rise both in the UK and abroad. Co... Read More about The assessment of dementia in primary care.

An evaluation of primary care led dementia diagnostic services in Bristol (2014)
Journal Article
Dodd, E., Cheston, R., Fear, T., Brown, E., Fox, C., Morley, C., …Gray, R. (2014). An evaluation of primary care led dementia diagnostic services in Bristol. BMC Health Services Research, 14(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-014-0592-3

© 2014 Dodd et al. Background: Typically people who go to see their GP with a memory problem will be initially assessed and those patients who seem to be at risk will be referred onto a memory clinic. The demographic forces mean that memory services... Read More about An evaluation of primary care led dementia diagnostic services in Bristol.