Kalpa Kharicha

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tearing down the Berlin wall: social workers' perspectives on joint working with general practice
    Kalpa Kharicha
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royan Free and University College Medical School, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Fam Pract 22:399-405. 2005
  2. pmc Development, feasibility and performance of a health risk appraisal questionnaire for older persons
    Andreas E Stuck
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Bern, Spital Bern Ziegler, Morillonstrasse 75 91, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:1. 2007
  3. pmc The PRO-AGE study: an international randomised controlled study of health risk appraisal for older persons based in general practice
    Andreas E Stuck
    University Department of Geriatrics, Spital Bern Ziegler, Morillonstrasse 75 91, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:2. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Social work, general practice and evidence-based policy in the collaborative care of older people: current problems and future possibilities
    Kalpa Kharicha
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 12:134-41. 2004
  5. pmc Health risk appraisal in older people 1: are older people living alone an "at-risk" group?
    Kalpa Kharicha
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 57:271-6. 2007
  6. pmc The relationship between pain intensity and severity and depression in older people: exploratory study
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:54. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The impact of educational level on oral health-related quality of life in older people in London
    Georgios Tsakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:286-92. 2009
  8. pmc Health risk appraisal in older people 3: prevalence, impact, and context of pain and their implications for GPs
    Claudia Carmaciu
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 57:630-5. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Health risk appraisal for older people 5: self-efficacy in patient-doctor interactions
    Mareeni Raymond
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 12:348-56. 2011
  10. pmc Health risk appraisal in older people 2: the implications for clinicians and commissioners of social isolation risk in older people
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 57:277-82. 2007

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Tearing down the Berlin wall: social workers' perspectives on joint working with general practice
    Kalpa Kharicha
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royan Free and University College Medical School, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Fam Pract 22:399-405. 2005
    ..The arrangements for delivering social work and primary health care to older people in England and Wales are currently subject to rapid re-configuration, with the development of integrated primary care and social services trusts...
  2. pmc Development, feasibility and performance of a health risk appraisal questionnaire for older persons
    Andreas E Stuck
    Department of Geriatrics, University of Bern, Spital Bern Ziegler, Morillonstrasse 75 91, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:1. 2007
    ..Health risk appraisal is a promising method for health promotion and prevention in older persons. The Health Risk Appraisal for the Elderly (HRA-E) developed in the U.S. has unique features but has not been tested outside the United States...
  3. pmc The PRO-AGE study: an international randomised controlled study of health risk appraisal for older persons based in general practice
    Andreas E Stuck
    University Department of Geriatrics, Spital Bern Ziegler, Morillonstrasse 75 91, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:2. 2007
    ..This paper describes the study protocol, the recruitment, and base-line data for evaluating the success of randomisation of the PRO-AGE (PRevention in Older people-Assessment in GEneralists' practices) project...
  4. ncbi request reprint Social work, general practice and evidence-based policy in the collaborative care of older people: current problems and future possibilities
    Kalpa Kharicha
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 12:134-41. 2004
    ..However, they should take the opportunity to rigorously test the advantages and disadvantages of collaboration...
  5. pmc Health risk appraisal in older people 1: are older people living alone an "at-risk" group?
    Kalpa Kharicha
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 57:271-6. 2007
    ..Attention is turning to interventions targeted at 'at-risk' groups. Living alone in later life is seen as a potential health risk, and older people living alone are thought to be an at-risk group worthy of further intervention...
  6. pmc The relationship between pain intensity and severity and depression in older people: exploratory study
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:54. 2009
    ..In addition we explored whether other potentially modifiable factors might increase the risk of depressed mood in these persons...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of educational level on oral health-related quality of life in older people in London
    Georgios Tsakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, London, UK
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:286-92. 2009
    ..Policies targeting lower educated groups should be complemented with whole-population strategies for the reduction of oral health inequalities...
  8. pmc Health risk appraisal in older people 3: prevalence, impact, and context of pain and their implications for GPs
    Claudia Carmaciu
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 57:630-5. 2007
    ..Pain is a common experience in later life. There is conflicting evidence of the prevalence, impact, and context of pain in older people. GPs are criticised for underestimating and under-treating pain...
  9. doi request reprint Health risk appraisal for older people 5: self-efficacy in patient-doctor interactions
    Mareeni Raymond
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 12:348-56. 2011
    ..This paper investigates lifestyle, medical and demographic factors associated with self-efficacy in doctor-patient interactions in older people in general practice...
  10. pmc Health risk appraisal in older people 2: the implications for clinicians and commissioners of social isolation risk in older people
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 57:277-82. 2007
    ..Social isolation is associated with poorer health, and is seen by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as one of the major issues facing the industrialised world...
  11. doi request reprint Health risk appraisal for older people 4: case finding for hypertension, hyperlipidaemia and diabetes mellitus in older people in English general practice before the introduction of the Quality and Outcomes Framework
    Mareeni Raymond
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 13:22-9. 2012
    ..Early intervention can help to reduce the burden of disability in the older population, but many do not access preventive care. There is uncertainty over what factors influence case finding in older patients in general practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Self-reported visual function in healthy older people in Britain: an exploratory study of associations with age, sex, depression, education and income
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and UCL Medical School, Hampstead Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Fam Pract 22:585-90. 2005
    ..Measurement of visual acuity is unlikely to be helpful in identifying this impairment, but targeted assessment of visual function may be beneficial. There is uncertainty about the defining characteristics of the target group...
  13. ncbi request reprint Integrating health and social care: implications for joint working and community care outcomes for older people
    Barbara Davey
    Nursing Research Unit, King s College, London, UK
    J Interprof Care 19:22-34. 2005
    ..Whatever the model of collaborative working, its effects on remaining in the community must be assessed in the wider context of the characteristics and services received by older people...
  14. pmc Why is tractable vision loss in older people being missed? Qualitative study
    Kalpa Kharicha
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:99. 2013
    ..Population screening does not lead to improved vision in the older population. The aim of this study is to understand why older people with vision loss respond (or not) to their deteriorating eyesight...
  15. pmc Developing a Dementia Research Registry: a descriptive case study from North Thames DeNDRoN and the EVIDEM programme
    Steve Iliffe
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:9. 2011
    ..To describe the development of a dementia research registry, outlining the conceptual, practical and ethical challenges, and to report initial experiences of recruiting people with dementia to it from primary and secondary care...
  16. doi request reprint Promotion of health in older people: a randomised controlled trial of health risk appraisal in British general practice
    Danielle Harari
    Department of Ageing and Health, Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    Age Ageing 37:565-71. 2008
    ..This article describes a trial using HRA to evaluate the effect on health behaviour and preventative-care uptake in older people in NHS primary care...