Affiliation: University of Nottingham
- Computer-based learning objects in healthcare: the student experienceHolly Blake
University of Nottingham
Int J Nurs Educ Scholarsh 7:Article 16. 2010..Barriers to the use of RLOs included lack of IT competence, technical difficulties, and lack of staff awareness of computer-based learning aids...
- Innovation in practice: mobile phone technology in patient careHolly Blake
School of Nursing, University of Nottingham
Br J Community Nurs 13:160, 162-5. 2008..This article presents recent developments and applications of mobile technology for health promotion and patient-monitoring in chronic disease...
- Influencing organisational change in the NHS: lessons learned from workplace wellness initiatives in practiceHolly Blake
University of Nottingham School of Nursing, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
Qual Prim Care 16:449-55. 2008..Evaluation systems must be in place to measure the impact and outcomes of wellness schemes...
- Effects of Tai Chi exercise on physical and psychological health of older peopleHolly Blake
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK
Curr Aging Sci 5:19-27. 2012....
- 'Do as say, but not as I do': are next generation nurses role models for health?Holly Blake
Division of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, NG7 2AH, UK
Perspect Public Health 131:231-9. 2011..The aim of this study was to investigate the health behaviours and wellbeing of pre-registration nurses based at an acute NHS teaching hospital in England...
- How effective are physical activity interventions for alleviating depressive symptoms in older people? A systematic reviewH Blake
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, Nottingham, UK
Clin Rehabil 23:873-87. 2009..The benefits of physical exercise in reducing clinically defined depression in the general population have been established, although a review of the evidence for older adults is needed...
- Exercise intervention in brain injury: a pilot randomized study of Tai Chi QigongH Blake
University of Nottingham School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2AH, UK
Clin Rehabil 23:589-98. 2009..To examine the effects of a brief Tai Chi Chuan Qigong ('Qigong') exercise intervention on individuals with traumatic brain injury...
- Mobile phone technology in chronic disease managementHolly Blake
School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham
Nurs Stand 23:43-6. 2008..Innovative applications of mobile technology are expected to increase over time in community management of cancer, heart disease, asthma and diabetes. This article focuses on mobile phone technology and its contribution to health care...
- Health of community nurses: a case for workplace wellness schemesHolly Blake
School of Nursing, University of Nottingham
Br J Community Nurs 12:263-7. 2007..There is scope for development of such schemes to improve health and well-being in community nurses...
- Strain and psychological distress among informal supporters of reflex sympathetic dystrophy patientsH Blake
School of Psychology, University of Nottingham
Disabil Rehabil 22:827-32. 2000..A study to investigate strain and psychiatric morbidity in informal caregivers of patients with reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD)...
- Factors associated with strain in co-resident spouses of patients following strokeH Blake
School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK
Clin Rehabil 14:307-14. 2000..To identify the factors associated with carer strain following stroke...
- Evaluation of cognitive assessment in stroke rehabilitationM McKinney
School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, UK
Clin Rehabil 16:129-36. 2002..There was a trend for the assessment group to have lower levels of carer strain (p = 0.06). CONCLUSIONS: The provision of information about cognitive assessment in stroke rehabilitation may decrease carer strain...
- A randomised controlled trial of a care home rehabilitation service to reduce long-term institutionalisation for elderly peopleSarah A Fleming
Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing, School of Nursing, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
Age Ageing 33:384-90. 2004..CONCLUSIONS: this service did not reduce institutionalisation, but diverted patients from the hospital to social services sector without major effects on activity levels or well-being...