Philip C Clissett

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  • P Clissett
  • 2001
AIM To explore the effect of a programme of recreational activities on older people undergoing a period of rehabilitation. METHOD Following a exploration of quantitative methodologies, a qualitative approach was decided on. Face-to-face semi-structured interviews were conducted with six participants in a local patients' club. RESULTS The analysis(More)
BACKGROUND The literature suggests that the notion of holistic health has gained popularity in the nursing of older persons. Holistic care, based on the premises that there is a balance between body, mind and spirit, is important for well-being, that each of these is interconnected, and that each affects the others. Human spirit is considered to be the(More)
al. under the terms of a commissioning contract issued by the Secretary of State for Health. The management of the project and subsequent editorial review of the final report was undertaken by the NIHR Service Delivery and Organisation (SDO) programme. From January 2012, the NIHR SDO programme merged with the NIHR Health Services Research (NIHR HSR)(More)
BACKGROUND Families and other carers report widespread dissatisfaction with general hospital care for confused older people. METHODS We undertook a qualitative interviews study of 35 family carers of 34 confused older patients to ascertain their experiences of care on geriatric and general medical, and orthopaedic wards of a large English hospital.(More)
AIM The purpose of this paper is to identify practical suggestions that could enable other researchers to consider how quality may be evidenced using constructivist principles including the perspectives of older people and their caregivers. BACKGROUND Constructivism suggests that reality is part of a social construction, which holds different meanings for(More)
AIMS To explore the experiences of family carers of people with cognitive impairment during admission to hospital. BACKGROUND Providing appropriate care in acute hospitals for people with co-morbid cognitive impairment, especially dementia or delirium or both, is challenging to healthcare professionals. One key element is close working with family(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To explore the responses of healthcare professionals to the admission of people with cognitive impairment to the acute hospital setting. BACKGROUND While improving care for people with dementia has been identified as a national priority, providing appropriate care in acute hospitals for people with comorbid cognitive impairment(More)
This qualitative study aimed to gain insight into the experience of hospitalisation from the perspectives of the older person with dementia, their family care-giver and other patients sharing the ward (co-patients). Non-participant observation of care on  acute hospital wards was supplemented by  semi-structured interviews with  family care-givers and(More)
BACKGROUND Person-centred care has been identified as the ideal approach to caring for people with dementia. Developed in relation to long stay settings, there are challenges to its implementation in acute settings. However, international policy indicates that acute care for people with dementia should be informed by the principles of person-centred care(More)