Anne Forster

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Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Systematic review of day hospital care for elderly people. The Day Hospital Group
    A Forster
    Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford BD5 0NA
    BMJ 318:837-41. 1999
  2. doi request reprint A structured training programme for caregivers of inpatients after stroke (TRACS): a cluster randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis
    Anne Forster
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University of Leeds, Bradford, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:2069-76. 2013
  3. pmc Informing the design of a randomised controlled trial of an exercise-based programme for long term stroke survivors: lessons from a before-and-after case series study
    Leon Poltawski
    University of Exeter Medical School, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK
    BMC Res Notes 6:324. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Information provision for stroke patients and their caregivers
    Anne Forster
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD001919. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A cluster randomized controlled trial of a structured training programme for caregivers of inpatients after stroke (TRACS)
    Anne Forster
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford, UK
    Int J Stroke 7:94-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Research networks for stroke rehabilitation: opportunities and barriers
    Anne Forster
    Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford
    Clin Med 5:42-6. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Structured re-assessment system at 6 months after a disabling stroke: a randomised controlled trial with resource use and cost study
    Anne Forster
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
    Age Ageing 38:576-83. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of a physiotherapist-led training programme on attitudes of nurses caring for patients after stroke
    A Forster
    Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford, UK
    Clin Rehabil 13:113-22. 1999
  9. doi request reprint Post-acute rehabilitation care for older people in community hospitals and general hospitals--philosophies of care and patients' and caregivers' reported experiences: a qualitative study
    Neil Small
    School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1862-72. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Physical rehabilitation for older people in long-term care
    Tom Crocker
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Bradford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD004294. 2013

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Publications36

  1. pmc Systematic review of day hospital care for elderly people. The Day Hospital Group
    A Forster
    Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford BD5 0NA
    BMJ 318:837-41. 1999
    ..To examine the effectiveness of day hospital attendance in prolonging independent living for elderly people...
  2. doi request reprint A structured training programme for caregivers of inpatients after stroke (TRACS): a cluster randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis
    Anne Forster
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University of Leeds, Bradford, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 382:2069-76. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Informing the design of a randomised controlled trial of an exercise-based programme for long term stroke survivors: lessons from a before-and-after case series study
    Leon Poltawski
    University of Exeter Medical School, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK
    BMC Res Notes 6:324. 2013
    ..Data were collected at baseline, 3 months and 6 months. Fidelity and acceptability was assessed by participant interviews, audit of participant and EP records, and observation of training...
  4. doi request reprint Information provision for stroke patients and their caregivers
    Anne Forster
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD001919. 2012
    ..Research shows that stroke patients and their families are dissatisfied with the information provided and have a poor understanding of stroke and associated issues...
  5. doi request reprint A cluster randomized controlled trial of a structured training programme for caregivers of inpatients after stroke (TRACS)
    Anne Forster
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford, UK
    Int J Stroke 7:94-9. 2012
    ..Many caregivers feel unprepared for this role, and this may have a detrimental effect on both the patient and caregiver...
  6. ncbi request reprint Research networks for stroke rehabilitation: opportunities and barriers
    Anne Forster
    Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford
    Clin Med 5:42-6. 2005
    ..Such trials have the potential to increase patient recruitment rates, and will enhance the generalisability of the findings. Recent experience in establishing a stroke rehabilitation research network is reported in this paper...
  7. doi request reprint Structured re-assessment system at 6 months after a disabling stroke: a randomised controlled trial with resource use and cost study
    Anne Forster
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
    Age Ageing 38:576-83. 2009
    ..national policy recommends routine re-assessment of disabled patients and their carers at 6 months after stroke onset. The clinical and resource outcomes of this policy were investigated...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of a physiotherapist-led training programme on attitudes of nurses caring for patients after stroke
    A Forster
    Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford, UK
    Clin Rehabil 13:113-22. 1999
    ..A multidisciplinary project team developed a five-month physiotherapist-led training programme designed to enhance nurses' rehabilitation skills...
  9. doi request reprint Post-acute rehabilitation care for older people in community hospitals and general hospitals--philosophies of care and patients' and caregivers' reported experiences: a qualitative study
    Neil Small
    School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1862-72. 2009
    ..This article contrasts community hospital and general hospital philosophies of care and examines how they relate to patients' and caregivers' experiences...
  10. doi request reprint Physical rehabilitation for older people in long-term care
    Tom Crocker
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Bradford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD004294. 2013
    ..Physical rehabilitation is beneficial in older people, but relatively little is known about effects on long-term care residents. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2009...
  11. pmc Effects of locality based community hospital care on independence in older people needing rehabilitation: randomised controlled trial
    John Green
    Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford BD5 0NA
    BMJ 331:317-22. 2005
    ..To determine the effects on independence in older people needing rehabilitation in a locality based community hospital compared with care on a ward for elderly people in a district general hospital...
  12. ncbi request reprint Older people's care experience in community and general hospitals: a comparative study
    John Green
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds
    Nurs Older People 20:33-9; quiz 40. 2008
    ..UK health policy promotes the development of community hospitals. This should be progressed in a way that retains key strengths of the specific service they offer...
  13. pmc The Home-Based Older People's Exercise (HOPE) trial: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Andrew Clegg
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Duckworth Lane, Bradford BD9 6RJ, UK
    Trials 12:143. 2011
    ..Exercise interventions for frail older people have the potential to reduce the risk of these adverse outcomes by increasing muscle strength and improving mobility...
  14. ncbi request reprint Postacute care for older people in community hospitals: a multicenter randomized, controlled trial
    John Young
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1995-2002. 2007
    ..To compare the effects of community hospital care on independence for older people needing rehabilitation with that of general hospital care...
  15. pmc Implementing a training intervention to support caregivers after stroke: a process evaluation examining the initiation and embedding of programme change
    David James Clarke
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, Temple Bank House, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford BD9 6RJ, UK
    Implement Sci 8:96. 2013
    ..Normalization Process Theory, which focuses attention on implementing and embedding program change, was used as a sensitizing framework to examine selected findings...
  16. ncbi request reprint A survey to investigate the role of the district nurse in stroke care
    Jenni Murray
    Care of the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford
    Br J Community Nurs 9:318-24. 2004
    ..While findings of the survey suggests that they would be a likely candidate for the stroke care coordinator role, there are major educational, training and organizational challenges to implementing this change...
  17. pmc Feasibility study of a primary care-based model for stroke aftercare
    Jenni Murray
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation Research, St Luke s Hospital, Little Horton Lane, Bradford BD5 0NA
    Br J Gen Pract 56:775-80. 2006
    ..A new primary care model for stroke aftercare has been developed to address the longer-term needs of patients who have had a stroke and their families...
  18. pmc Developing a primary care-based stroke model: the prevalence of longer-term problems experienced by patients and carers
    Jenni Murray
    Department of Healthcare for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford Hospitals NHS Trust, Little Horton Lane, Bradford, BD5 ONA
    Br J Gen Pract 53:803-7. 2003
    ..This paper reports a component of a larger project aimed at developing a systematic, primary care-based service for stroke aftercare...
  19. ncbi request reprint Post-acute transfer of older people to intermediate care services: the sooner the better?
    John Young
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, St Luke s Hospital, Little Horton Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD5 0NA UK
    Age Ageing 36:589-92. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint The patient experience of community hospital--the process of care as a determinant of satisfaction
    Neil Small
    School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, and Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:95-101. 2007
    ..This constituted part of a wider randomized controlled trial (RCT). The methodological challenges in seeking to identify patient satisfaction and in linking qualitative findings with trial results are explored...
  21. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial to evaluate an education programme for patients and carers after stroke
    Jane Smith
    Bradford Elderly Care and Rehabilitation Research Department, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford, UK
    Clin Rehabil 18:726-36. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an education programme for patients and carers recovering from stroke...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of the 'STRATIFY' falls risk assessment in patients recovering from acute stroke
    Jane Smith
    Stroke United Network Yorkshire SUNY, Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, St Luke s Hospital, University of Leeds
    Age Ageing 35:138-43. 2006
    ..To investigate the predictive validity and reliability of the STRATIFY falls risk assessment tool as applied to patients recovering from acute stroke...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reliability of gait speed measured by a timed walking test in patients one year after stroke
    John Green
    Bradford Community NHS Trust, West Yorkshire, UK
    Clin Rehabil 16:306-14. 2002
    ..To assess the reliability of gait speed in late-stage stroke patients...
  24. doi request reprint The effect of physical rehabilitation on activities of daily living in older residents of long-term care facilities: systematic review with meta-analysis
    Tom Crocker
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford, UK
    Age Ageing 42:682-8. 2013
    ..Physical rehabilitation is beneficial in older people, but relatively little is known about effects in residents of long-term care facilities...
  25. ncbi request reprint Physiotherapy for patients with mobility problems more than 1 year after stroke: a randomised controlled trial
    John Green
    Rehabilitation Services, Bradford Community NHS Trust, Bradford, UK
    Lancet 359:199-203. 2002
    ..Community physiotherapy is often prescribed for stroke patients with long-term mobility problems. We aimed to assess the effectiveness of this treatment in patients who had mobility problems 1 year after stroke...
  26. ncbi request reprint An estimate of post-acute intermediate care need in an elderly care department for older people
    John Young
    Department of Elderly Care, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 11:229-31. 2003
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Pilot trial of Stop Delirium! (PiTStop)--a complex intervention to prevent delirium in care homes for older people: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Anne Heaven
    Bradford District Care Trust R and D Department, Lynfield Mount Hospital, Heights Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD9 6DP, UK
    Trials 15:47. 2014
    ..Before starting a large costly trial of Stop Delirium!, this pilot study will test and help improve the design and feasibility of the trial protocol...
  28. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary health research: perspectives from a process evaluation research team
    David Clarke
    University of Leeds, UK
    Qual Prim Care 20:179-89. 2012
    ....
  29. pmc Review of stroke rehabilitation
    John Young
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford BD5 0NA
    BMJ 334:86-90. 2007
  30. doi request reprint Cochrane review: information provision for stroke patients and their caregivers
    Jane Smith
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
    Clin Rehabil 23:195-206. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of information provision strategies in improving the outcome for stroke patients and/or their identified caregivers...
  31. ncbi request reprint Combined analysis of two randomized trials of community physiotherapy for patients more than one year post stroke
    John Green
    Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford, W Yorkshire, UK
    Clin Rehabil 18:249-52. 2004
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Is physical rehabilitation for older people in long-term care effective? Findings from a systematic review
    Anne Forster
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 6RJ, UK
    Age Ageing 39:169-75. 2010
    ..to determine the effects of physical rehabilitation for older people resident in long-term care...
  33. doi request reprint A systematic review of case-mix adjustment models for stroke
    Elizabeth A Teale
    Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, UK
    Clin Rehabil 26:771-86. 2012
    ..To identify any externally validated prognostic model for predicting outcome in unselected populations following acute stroke comprising variables feasible for collection in routine care...
  34. doi request reprint Do physiotherapy staff record treatment time accurately? An observational study
    Pam Bagley
    Division of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, 25 Trinity Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD5 0BB, UK
    Clin Rehabil 23:841-5. 2009
    ..To assess the reliability of duration of treatment time measured by physiotherapy staff in early-stage stroke patients...
  35. pmc Developing a primary care-based stroke service: a review of the qualitative literature
    Jenni Murray
    Bradford Elderly Care and Rehabilitation Research, St Luke s Hospital, Little Horton Lane, Bradford BD5 ONA
    Br J Gen Pract 53:137-42. 2003
    ..The need for responses that go beyond the traditional physical rehabilitation approach is evident, and research to identify broader treatment strategies is now required...
  36. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial evaluation of the Oswestry Standing Frame for patients after stroke
    Pam Bagley
    School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, Bradford BD5 0BB, UK
    Clin Rehabil 19:354-64. 2005
    ..Standing is believed to have benefits in addressing motor and sensory impairments after stroke. One device to facilitate standing for severely disabled patients is the Oswestry Standing Frame...