Helen C Roberts

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Southampton Mealtime Assistance Study: design and methods
    Helen C Roberts
    Academic Geriatric Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, Hampshire, UK
    BMC Geriatr 13:5. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of implementing a care pathway for femoral neck fracture in older people: a prospective controlled before and after study
    Helen C Roberts
    Elderly Care Research Unit, University Geriatric Medicine, Level E Centre Block 807, UK
    Age Ageing 33:178-84. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Nurse-led implementation of the single assessment process in primary care: a descriptive feasibility study
    Helen C Roberts
    University of Southampton, Elderly Care Research Unit, University Department of Geriatric Medicine, Southampton, UK
    Age Ageing 35:394-8. 2006
  4. doi request reprint A review of the measurement of grip strength in clinical and epidemiological studies: towards a standardised approach
    Helen C Roberts
    Academic Geriatric Medicine, University of Southampton, UK
    Age Ageing 40:423-9. 2011
  5. pmc Prevalence of sarcopenia in community-dwelling older people in the UK using the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) definition: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study (HCS)
    Harnish P Patel
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Age Ageing 42:378-84. 2013
  6. pmc Prevalence and correlates of frailty among community-dwelling older men and women: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study
    Holly Syddall
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, UK
    Age Ageing 39:197-203. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Outcomes after unplanned admission to hospital in older people: ill-defined conditions as potential indicators of the frailty trajectory
    Bronagh Walsh
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2104-9. 2012
  8. pmc Features and outcomes of unplanned hospital admissions of older people due to ill-defined (R-coded) conditions: retrospective analysis of hospital admissions data in England
    Bronagh Walsh
    University of Southampton, Highfield, UK
    BMC Geriatr 11:62. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Is grip strength associated with health-related quality of life? Findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study
    Avan Aihie Sayer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Age Ageing 35:409-15. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Inflammation in aging part 2: implications for the health of older people and recommendations for nursing practice
    Katherine J Hunt
    School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Biol Res Nurs 11:253-60. 2010

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Southampton Mealtime Assistance Study: design and methods
    Helen C Roberts
    Academic Geriatric Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, Hampshire, UK
    BMC Geriatr 13:5. 2013
    ..This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of using trained volunteer mealtime assistants to help patients on an acute medical ward for older people at mealtimes...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of implementing a care pathway for femoral neck fracture in older people: a prospective controlled before and after study
    Helen C Roberts
    Elderly Care Research Unit, University Geriatric Medicine, Level E Centre Block 807, UK
    Age Ageing 33:178-84. 2004
    ..To investigate whether a care pathway for older hip fracture patients can reduce length of stay while maintaining the quality of clinical care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nurse-led implementation of the single assessment process in primary care: a descriptive feasibility study
    Helen C Roberts
    University of Southampton, Elderly Care Research Unit, University Department of Geriatric Medicine, Southampton, UK
    Age Ageing 35:394-8. 2006
    ..to determine the resources required to carry out the single assessment process in primary care...
  4. doi request reprint A review of the measurement of grip strength in clinical and epidemiological studies: towards a standardised approach
    Helen C Roberts
    Academic Geriatric Medicine, University of Southampton, UK
    Age Ageing 40:423-9. 2011
    ..Grip strength is recommended as a good simple measure of muscle strength when 'measured in standard conditions'. However, standard conditions remain to be defined...
  5. pmc Prevalence of sarcopenia in community-dwelling older people in the UK using the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) definition: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study (HCS)
    Harnish P Patel
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Age Ageing 42:378-84. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence of sarcopenia in community-dwelling older people in the UK using the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) consensus definition...
  6. pmc Prevalence and correlates of frailty among community-dwelling older men and women: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study
    Holly Syddall
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, UK
    Age Ageing 39:197-203. 2010
    ..frailty, a multi-dimensional geriatric syndrome, confers a high risk for falls, disability, hospitalisation and mortality. The prevalence and correlates of frailty in the UK are unknown...
  7. doi request reprint Outcomes after unplanned admission to hospital in older people: ill-defined conditions as potential indicators of the frailty trajectory
    Bronagh Walsh
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2104-9. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Features and outcomes of unplanned hospital admissions of older people due to ill-defined (R-coded) conditions: retrospective analysis of hospital admissions data in England
    Bronagh Walsh
    University of Southampton, Highfield, UK
    BMC Geriatr 11:62. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and factors predicting ill-defined (R-coded) hospital admissions of older people and their association with health outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Is grip strength associated with health-related quality of life? Findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study
    Avan Aihie Sayer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Age Ageing 35:409-15. 2006
    ..to investigate the relationship between grip strength and health-related quality of life (HRQoL)...
  10. doi request reprint Inflammation in aging part 2: implications for the health of older people and recommendations for nursing practice
    Katherine J Hunt
    School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Biol Res Nurs 11:253-60. 2010
    ..Part 2 of this two-part article provides an overview of the health effects of inflammaging, addressing the extent to which it contributes to the syndromes of frailty and disability with aging...
  11. doi request reprint Therapeutic effectiveness of electric stimulation of the upper-limb poststroke using implanted microstimulators
    Ruth Turk
    University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1913-22. 2008
    ..To investigate the therapeutic effect of functional exercise augmented by programmable implanted microstimulators on arm and hand function...
  12. doi request reprint Inflammation in aging part 1: physiology and immunological mechanisms
    Katherine J Hunt
    School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Biol Res Nurs 11:245-52. 2010
    ..These age-related changes are presented here, including an examination of the impact of genetic and lifestyle factors. The effect of these changes on the health of the individual and implications for practice are described in Part 2...
  13. doi request reprint Grip strength and its determinants among older people in different healthcare settings
    Helen C Roberts
    Academic Geriatric Medicine, University of Southampton, Mailpoint 807 Southampton General Hospital Tremona Road, Shirley, Southampton, Hants SO16 6YD, UK
    Age Ageing 43:241-6. 2014
    ..It is well described in community-dwelling older people, but the epidemiology of grip strength of older people in rehabilitation or long-term care has been little explored...
  14. doi request reprint A systematic review of the use of volunteers to improve mealtime care of adult patients or residents in institutional settings
    Sue M Green
    School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Clin Nurs 20:1810-23. 2011
    ..The objective of this review was to locate and assess the evidence obtained from articles reporting empirical research that volunteers improve mealtime care of adults in institutional settings...
  15. doi request reprint Trends in hospital inpatient episodes for signs, symptoms and ill-defined conditions: observational study of older people's hospital episodes in England, 1995-2003
    Bronagh Walsh
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Age Ageing 37:455-8. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint Do we really understand the pathophysiology and clinical impact of poststroke infection?
    Joseph Kwan
    Stroke 37:1656; author reply 1657. 2006