Beverly O'Connell

Summary

Affiliation: Deakin University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Challenging the handover ritual. Recommendations for research and practice
    B O'Connell
    School of Nursing, Deakin University
    Collegian 8:14-8. 2001
  2. ncbi A failed fall prevention study in an acute care setting: lessons from the swamp
    B O'Connell
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 7:126-30. 2001
  3. doi A suite of evidence-based continence assessment tools for residential aged care
    Beverly O'Connell
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 30:27-32. 2011
  4. ncbi The trials and tribulations of team-nursing
    Bev O'Connell
    Southern Health, Deakin University Centre for Nursing Research, Victoria
    Collegian 13:11-7. 2006
  5. ncbi Does a continence educational brochure promote health-seeking behavior?
    Bev O'Connell
    Southern Health Deakin University, Burwood, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:389-95. 2006
  6. doi The Tri-focal model of care: advancing the teaching-nursing home concept
    Beverly O'Connell
    Deakin Southern Health Nursing Research Centre, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:411-7. 2008
  7. ncbi Sink or swim--ageing in Australia
    Bev O O'Connell
    Cabrini Deakin Centre for Nursing Research, Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Rd, Malvern, VIC 3144
    Aust Health Rev 29:146-50. 2005
  8. ncbi Managing as carers of stroke survivors: strategies from the field
    Bev O'Connell
    Cabrini Hospital Deakin University Nursing Professorial Unit, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 10:121-6. 2004
  9. ncbi The educational needs of caregivers of stroke survivors in acute and community settings
    Bev O'Connell
    Cabrini Hospital Deakin University Nursing Professorial Unit, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    J Neurosci Nurs 35:21-8. 2003
  10. ncbi Straddling the pathway from paediatrician to mainstream health care: transition issues experienced in disability care
    Bev O'Connell
    School of Nursing, Deakin University
    Aust J Rural Health 11:57-63. 2003

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi Challenging the handover ritual. Recommendations for research and practice
    B O'Connell
    School of Nursing, Deakin University
    Collegian 8:14-8. 2001
    ..It is necessary to explore more creative ways of conducting the handover of patient care, so that an important aspect of nursing practice does not get classified as just another ritual...
  2. ncbi A failed fall prevention study in an acute care setting: lessons from the swamp
    B O'Connell
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 7:126-30. 2001
    ..To assist other researchers understand the contextual and methodological barriers to conducting fall prevention research in acute care settings, this paper discusses the difficulties experienced in this study...
  3. doi A suite of evidence-based continence assessment tools for residential aged care
    Beverly O'Connell
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 30:27-32. 2011
    ..This paper provides a description of the newly developed suite of continence assessment tools for residential aged care and the accompanying education resources, and presents staff perspectives on their clinical usefulness...
  4. ncbi The trials and tribulations of team-nursing
    Bev O'Connell
    Southern Health, Deakin University Centre for Nursing Research, Victoria
    Collegian 13:11-7. 2006
    ..The delivery model of care was reviewed to determine the factors that enhance and/or hinder the timely delivery, continuity and communication of care...
  5. ncbi Does a continence educational brochure promote health-seeking behavior?
    Bev O'Connell
    Southern Health Deakin University, Burwood, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:389-95. 2006
    ....
  6. doi The Tri-focal model of care: advancing the teaching-nursing home concept
    Beverly O'Connell
    Deakin Southern Health Nursing Research Centre, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:411-7. 2008
    ..It is envisaged that the implementation of this model will provide a rich learning environment that advances the teaching-nursing home concept and the quality of residential aged care...
  7. ncbi Sink or swim--ageing in Australia
    Bev O O'Connell
    Cabrini Deakin Centre for Nursing Research, Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Rd, Malvern, VIC 3144
    Aust Health Rev 29:146-50. 2005
    ..To meet these future demands, educational and health care institutes should consider establishing interdisciplinary think-tanks for multidisciplinary research, policy development and innovations in aged care and health service delivery...
  8. ncbi Managing as carers of stroke survivors: strategies from the field
    Bev O'Connell
    Cabrini Hospital Deakin University Nursing Professorial Unit, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 10:121-6. 2004
    ..It is important for health care professionals to understand the complex role of the carers and to advise them on strategies they can use to assist managing this role...
  9. ncbi The educational needs of caregivers of stroke survivors in acute and community settings
    Bev O'Connell
    Cabrini Hospital Deakin University Nursing Professorial Unit, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    J Neurosci Nurs 35:21-8. 2003
    ..This approach should be evaluated so that the important issue of addressing caregiver needs is given its due attention...
  10. ncbi Straddling the pathway from paediatrician to mainstream health care: transition issues experienced in disability care
    Bev O'Connell
    School of Nursing, Deakin University
    Aust J Rural Health 11:57-63. 2003
    ..To identify the strengths and limitations of health care and related services provided to young adults with a disability during the period of transition from the care of a paediatrician to the mainstream health system...
  11. ncbi Challenges of measuring and linking patient outcomes to nursing interventions in acute care settings
    B O O'Connell
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 3:113-7. 2001
    ..The present article aimed to examine and discuss a number of these factors as they relate to the evaluation of patient care...
  12. ncbi Recovery after stroke: a qualitative perspective
    B O'Connell
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, Geelong, Victoria 3217, Australia
    J Qual Clin Pract 21:120-5. 2001
    ..Recommendations are made to enhance the current management of stroke after the acute and subacute phases...
  13. doi An evaluation of a wellness guide for older carers living in the community
    Beverly O'Connell
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nurs 27:302-9. 2010
    ..To assess the usefulness and effectiveness of a wellness guide and to identify whether its use by a group of older "new" carers would make them healthier and knowledgeable of community resources...
  14. doi Moving beyond resistance to restraint minimization: a case study of change management in aged care
    Susan Johnson
    School of Nursing, Deakin University Southern Health Nursing Research Centre, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 6:210-8. 2009
    ..This case study describes a quality initiative to minimize restraint in an Australian residential aged care facility...
  15. doi Carers' perspectives of respite care in Australia: an evaluative study
    Beverly O'Connell
    Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 41:111-9. 2012
    ..Respite providers need to recognize these limitations and develop strategies to improve the delivery of diverse respite care for carers of people with dementia...
  16. doi The effects of conservative treatment for constipation on symptom severity and quality of life in community-dwelling adults
    Joan Ostaszkiewicz
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Burwood, Melbourne, Australia
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 37:193-8. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi Clinical usefulness and feasibility of using Reality Orientation with patients who have dementia in acute care settings
    Bev O'Connell
    Deakin Southern Health Nursing Research Centre, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 13:182-92. 2007
    ..A comprehensive and rigorous study is necessary to investigate the usefulness of RO in the acute care setting and to help establish clinical guidelines for dementia care in the context of acute care nursing...
  18. ncbi A clinical nursing leadership model for enhancing continence care for older adults in a subacute inpatient care setting
    Joan Ostaszkiewicz
    Peter James Centre, Deakin University, Victoria 3125, Australia
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:624-9. 2006
    ..These initiatives were sustainable during a 2-year period after their introduction, despite the gradual withdrawal of the clinical leader...
  19. ncbi Effects of timed voiding for the management of urinary incontinence in adults: systematic review
    Joan Ostaszkiewicz
    Co ordinator Aged Care and Rehabilitation Nursing Research, Peter James Centre, School of Nursing, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 52:420-31. 2005
    ..The aim of this paper is to present a systematic review assessing the effectiveness of timed voiding for the management of urinary incontinence in adults...
  20. doi Hospital readmission among older adults with congestive heart failure
    Tasneem Islam
    Deakin Southern Health Nursing Research Centre, Clayton South, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 37:362-8. 2013
    ..To examine the factors associated with unplanned readmission among older adults with congestive heart failure (CHF) within 28 days of discharge from an index admission, within a large Australian health service...
  21. doi Incontinence: managed or mismanaged in hospital settings?
    Joan Ostaszkiewicz
    Deakin Southern Health Nursing Research Centre, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:495-502. 2008
    ..Furthermore, as the costs associated with the management or mismanagement of incontinence in hospital settings are not fully understood, there is a need for further research on this issue...
  22. ncbi Young women with diabetes: using Internet communication to create stability during life transitions
    Bodil Rasmussen
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:17-24. 2007
    ..This paper will describe one aspect of the findings of how women with Type 1 diabetes used the Internet to interact with other people with diabetes and create stability in their lives...
  23. doi Construct validity and reliability of the Single Checking Administration of Medications Scale
    Beverly O'Connell
    Deakin University Melbourne Campus, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 19:281-7. 2013
    ..The SCAMS is recommended as a valid and reliable measure for monitoring nurses' attitudes to single checking prior to introducing single checking medications and after its implementation...