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Microgrants as a pathway for community development: A case study exploring impacts, implementation and context (2022)
Journal Article
Chivers, C., Crabbe, C., Fullforth, J., Groome, J., Hoadley, J., Jensen, A., …Jones, M. (in press). Microgrants as a pathway for community development: A case study exploring impacts, implementation and context. Community Development, https://doi.org/10.1080/15575330.2022.2091626

Microgrant schemes are used in many contexts relevant to community development, but there are few detailed accounts of their operation and effects. This study explored a four-year microgrant scheme in Bristol, UK. The research analyzed 141 awards and... Read More about Microgrants as a pathway for community development: A case study exploring impacts, implementation and context.

Microgrants as a pathway for community development: A case study exploring impacts, implementation and context (2022)
Journal Article
Chivers, C., Crabbe, C., Fullforth, J., Groome, J., Hoadley, J., Jensen, A., …Jones, M. (in press). Microgrants as a pathway for community development: A case study exploring impacts, implementation and context. Community Development, https://doi.org/10.1080/15575330.2022.2091626

Microgrant schemes are used in many contexts relevant to community development, but there are few detailed accounts of their operation and effects. This study explored a four-year microgrant scheme in Bristol, UK. The research analyzed 141 awards and... Read More about Microgrants as a pathway for community development: A case study exploring impacts, implementation and context.

Threat, self and dementia: Evidence from social psychology (13th April 2022) V3 (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Cheston, R. (2022, April). Threat, self and dementia: Evidence from social psychology (13th April 2022) V3. Presented at The Society for Psychotherapy Research, UK chapter annual conference, Nottingham University (Online)

All forms of dementia are progressive and incurable, threatening almost all aspects of a person’s self or identity. Dementia, then, represents an existential threat. In this seminar I will outline some of the main findings from a ten-year collaborati... Read More about Threat, self and dementia: Evidence from social psychology (13th April 2022) V3.

The content of nostalgic memories among people living with dementia (2021)
Journal Article
Ismail, S., Dodd, E., Christopher, G., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Cheston, R. (2022). The content of nostalgic memories among people living with dementia. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 94(4), 436-458. https://doi.org/10.1177/00914150211024185

Although dementia may affect the reliability of autobiographical memories, the psychological properties of nostalgic memories may be preserved. We compared the content of nostalgic (n = 36) and ordinary (n = 31) narratives of 67 participants living w... Read More about The content of nostalgic memories among people living with dementia.

Embodied perceptions of immobility after stroke (2020)
Book Chapter
Stott, H. (2020). Embodied perceptions of immobility after stroke. In Immobility and Medicine Exploring Stillness, Waiting and the In-Between (155-184). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan

Introduction This chapter examines how immobility caused by neurological conditions may be experienced in chronic illness; examining how immobile bodily processes may limit the ability to enact psychological and social opportunities. Immobility i... Read More about Embodied perceptions of immobility after stroke.

Dementia-and-walking-COVID-review (2020)
Report
Cheston, R., Huntley, A., Corse, D., & Munafo, J. (2020). Dementia-and-walking-COVID-review. NIHR Applied Research Collaboration West

The British Geriatric Society (BGS) gives clear guidance during the COVID 19 crisis on the approach of care home staff for residents with dementia who ‘walk with purpose or intent’. This guidance focuses on isolation of suspected cases and behavioura... Read More about Dementia-and-walking-COVID-review.

Why do people walk? Role of the built environment and state of development of a social model of walkability (2020)
Journal Article
Bozovic, T., Hinckson, E., & Smith, M. (2020). Why do people walk? Role of the built environment and state of development of a social model of walkability. Travel Behaviour and Society, 20, 181-191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tbs.2020.03.010

A significant body of evidence exists on walking as a behaviour. The socio-ecological framework outlines multi-level influences encompassing individual, social/ organizational, and environmental aspects. “Walkability” is much discussed, but it is not... Read More about Why do people walk? Role of the built environment and state of development of a social model of walkability.

Psychotherapy in old age: ethical issues (2019)
Book Chapter
Cheston, R., & Hughes, J. (2019). Psychotherapy in old age: ethical issues. In J. Z. Sadler, J. Gaab, N. Biller-Andorno, Ş. Tekin, & M. Trachsel (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Psychotherapy Ethics (1 - 16). Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198817338.013.66

Old age brings challenges which affect the process and content of psychotherapy; not that older people should be thought of as being the same, for they are individual. There are particular cohort effects and contexts that might affect the ways in whi... Read More about Psychotherapy in old age: ethical issues.