Andrew L Robinson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tasmania
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Wicking teaching aged care facilities program: innovative practice
    Andrew Robinson
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre and School of Health Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Dementia (London) . 2015
  2. pmc Supporting health behaviour change in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with telephone health-mentoring: insights from a qualitative study
    Julia A E Walters
    University of Tasmania, MS1 UTAS, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS 7000, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:55. 2012
  3. pmc A qualitative study of professional and client perspectives on information flows and decision aid use
    Christine Stirling
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Hobart University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:26. 2012
  4. pmc Decision aids for respite service choices by carers of people with dementia: development and pilot RCT
    Christine Stirling
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 121, Hobart, TAS, Australia 7000
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:21. 2012
  5. pmc Measuring dementia carers' unmet need for services--an exploratory mixed method study
    Christine Stirling
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 121, Hobart Tas, 7000 Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:122. 2010
  6. pmc A protocol for an individualised, facilitated and sustainable approach to implementing current evidence in preventing falls in residential aged care facilities
    Betty Haralambous
    Preventive and Public Health Division, National Ageing Research Institute, 34 54 Poplar Rd, Parkville 3052, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 10:8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint At the interface of health and community care: developing linkages between aged care services in a rural context
    A Robinson
    Tasmanian School of Nursing, Anne O Byrne Centre, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 7:172-80. 1999
  8. doi request reprint Multiple views reveal the complexity of dementia diagnosis
    Andrew L Robinson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 27:183-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Information issues for providers of services to people with dementia living in the community in Australia: breaking the cycle of frustration
    Andrew Robinson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 17:141-50. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Attracting students to aged care: the impact of a supportive orientation
    Andrew Robinson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 121, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 28:354-62. 2008

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Wicking teaching aged care facilities program: innovative practice
    Andrew Robinson
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre and School of Health Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Dementia (London) . 2015
    ..The Teaching Aged Care Facilities Program features six stages configured around an action research/action learning method, with dementia being a key clinical focus...
  2. pmc Supporting health behaviour change in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with telephone health-mentoring: insights from a qualitative study
    Julia A E Walters
    University of Tasmania, MS1 UTAS, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS 7000, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:55. 2012
    ..This qualitative study investigated health behaviour changes adopted by participants with moderate or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) recruited to a randomised controlled study of telephone-delivered health-mentoring...
  3. pmc A qualitative study of professional and client perspectives on information flows and decision aid use
    Christine Stirling
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Hobart University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:26. 2012
    ..However, the match between health professionals' perspectives on decision support needs and their clients' perspective is an important and often unstudied aspect of decision aid use...
  4. pmc Decision aids for respite service choices by carers of people with dementia: development and pilot RCT
    Christine Stirling
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 121, Hobart, TAS, Australia 7000
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:21. 2012
    ..This paper reports on a study that both developed and pilot tested a decision aid aimed at assisting carers to make evaluative judgements of community services, particularly respite care...
  5. pmc Measuring dementia carers' unmet need for services--an exploratory mixed method study
    Christine Stirling
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 121, Hobart Tas, 7000 Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:122. 2010
    ..This study used Bradshaw's taxonomy of need to explore the link between measures of carer burden (normative need), service use (expressed need), and carer's stated need (felt need)...
  6. pmc A protocol for an individualised, facilitated and sustainable approach to implementing current evidence in preventing falls in residential aged care facilities
    Betty Haralambous
    Preventive and Public Health Division, National Ageing Research Institute, 34 54 Poplar Rd, Parkville 3052, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 10:8. 2010
    ..g. residents with dementia)...
  7. ncbi request reprint At the interface of health and community care: developing linkages between aged care services in a rural context
    A Robinson
    Tasmanian School of Nursing, Anne O Byrne Centre, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 7:172-80. 1999
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Multiple views reveal the complexity of dementia diagnosis
    Andrew L Robinson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 27:183-8. 2008
    ..To reveal views about dementia diagnosis derived from a larger study of information needs of carers of people with dementia in Tasmania, Australia...
  9. doi request reprint Information issues for providers of services to people with dementia living in the community in Australia: breaking the cycle of frustration
    Andrew Robinson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 17:141-50. 2009
    ..Increased understanding of providers' diverse yet interdependent roles could, we believe, play an important part in breaking the cycle of frustration experienced by all participants and thus contribute to system reform...
  10. ncbi request reprint Attracting students to aged care: the impact of a supportive orientation
    Andrew Robinson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 121, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 28:354-62. 2008
    ..The 'Building connections in aged care' project sought to investigate quality clinical placements for undergraduate nursing students in residential aged care facilities in Tasmania, Australia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Improving networks between acute care nurses and an aged care assessment team
    Andrew Robinson
    Tasmanian School of Nursing, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 13:486-96. 2004
    ..However, few nurses understand the changing aged care system or the consequences of poor referral on the lives of older people postdischarge...
  12. ncbi request reprint Making connections and building capacity
    Andrew Robinson
    University of Tasmania
    Aust Nurs J 14:44. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Living on the edge: issues that undermine the capacity of residential aged care providers to support student nurses on clinical placement
    Andrew L Robinson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 121, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:368-78. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Caring for older people with dementia in residential care: nursing students' experiences
    Andrew Robinson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 59:255-63. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of selected findings from two projects aimed at improving nursing students' experiences of caring for older people in elder care settings...
  15. doi request reprint A New Standard in Dementia Knowledge Measurement: Comparative Validation of the Dementia Knowledge Assessment Scale and the Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Scale
    Michael J Annear
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, Medical Sciences 1, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 64:1329-34. 2016
    ..To compare the psychometric performance of the Dementia Knowledge Assessment Scale (DKAS) and the Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Scale (ADKS) when administered to a large international cohort before and after online dementia education...
  16. ncbi request reprint Student nurses' experiences of the body in aged care
    Andrew Robinson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania
    Contemp Nurse 19:41-51. 2005
    ..This was most evident in a significant positive shift in their attitude to working in the sector following graduation...
  17. doi request reprint Perspectives of the community-based dementia care workforce: "occupational communion" a key finding from the Work 4 Dementia Project
    Kate Ellen J Elliott
    School of Psychology, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 30, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:765-74. 2013
    ..The purpose of the study is to explore community-based dementia care workers' perspectives about their roles and the contextual variables that impact upon their work experiences...
  18. pmc We are not all coping: a cross-sectional investigation of resilience in the dementia care workforce
    Kate Ellen J Elliott
    School of Medicine, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, Faculty of Health, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Health Expect 19:1251-1264. 2016
    ..Research on workforce development for high-quality dementia care more often focuses on enhancing employee knowledge and skill and less on managing employee stress and coping at work...
  19. doi request reprint Getting off to a good start? A multi-site study of orienting student nurses during aged care clinical placements
    Andrew Robinson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 121, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Nurse Educ Pract 9:53-60. 2009
    ..Substantial institutional, procedural and behavioural changes seem necessary if student expectations of their clinical placements are to be met and a positive, attractive image of the sector conveyed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pathways Home: comparing voluntary IT and non-IT users participating in a mentored self-management project
    Elizabeth Cummings
    eHealth Services Research Group, School of Computing and Information Systems, University of Tasmania, Hpbart, Tasmania
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:23-7. 2010
    ..The data highlight the problems implicit in some of the assumptions underpinning existing information systems models, especially in evaluating impact and the end-points presumed to be relevant in systems development life cycles...
  21. doi request reprint Realizing a palliative approach in dementia care: strategies to facilitate aged care staff engagement in evidence-based practice
    Sharon Andrews
    School of Nursing and Midwifery and Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:S64-8. 2009
    ..To date, little research has been undertaken to explore processes which could assist aged care staff to develop their practice consistent with the intent of the Guidelines...
  22. doi request reprint An investigation of nursing students' knowledge of dementia: A questionnaire study
    Claire E A Eccleston
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, Faculty of Health, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 143, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia Electronic address
    Nurse Educ Today 35:800-5. 2015
    ..Globally, rising rates of dementia indicate the need for more nurses skilled in caring for people with this condition. However nursing students may not acquire the requisite knowledge from existing undergraduate curricula...
  23. doi request reprint Using action research to build mentor capacity to improve orientation and quality of nursing student aged care placements: what to do when the phone rings
    Emma J Lea
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre and School of Health Sciences, University of Tasmania
    J Clin Nurs . 2016
    ....
  24. pmc Developing and testing a strategy to enhance a palliative approach and care continuity for people who have dementia: study overview and protocol
    Christine Toye
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    BMC Palliat Care 11:4. 2012
    ....
  25. pmc Development and preliminary psychometric properties of the General Practitioner Attitudes and Confidence Scale (GPACS-D) for dementia
    Ron L Mason
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 143, Hobart, TAS, 7001, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 17:105. 2016
    ..This research sought to develop a reliable and valid measure of GPs attitudes and confidence towards dementia...
  26. doi request reprint Residents with mild cognitive decline and family members report health students 'enhance capacity of care' and bring 'a new breath of life' in two aged care facilities in Tasmania
    Kate Ellen J Elliott
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, Faculty of Health, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Health Expect 18:1927-40. 2015
    ..Whether the same is true for aged care residents of nursing homes with mild cognitive decline and their family members is unknown...
  27. ncbi request reprint The dynamics of residential aged care in Australia: 8-year trends in admission, separations and dependency
    Sharon Andrews-Hall
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Campbell Street, Hobart, TAS 7000, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:611-22. 2007
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Dementia Knowledge Assessment Scale: Development and Preliminary Psychometric Properties
    Michael J Annear
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:2375-81. 2015
    ..To develop a reliable and valid dementia knowledge scale to address limitations of existing measures, support knowledge evaluation in diverse populations, and inform educational intervention development...
  29. doi request reprint General practitioners' experiences and understandings of diagnosing dementia: factors impacting on early diagnosis
    Emily C Hansen
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 67:1776-83. 2008
    ....
  30. doi request reprint An audit of the adequacy of acute wound care documentation of surgical inpatients
    Jan Gartlan
    Discipline of General Practice, Clinical School, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 19:2207-14. 2010
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint What are we waiting for?
    Andrew Robinson
    Aust J Adv Nurs 24:5-7. 2007
  32. doi request reprint Functional bowel disorders in primary care: factors associated with health-related quality of life and doctor consultation
    Victoria Lee
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:129-38. 2008
    ..We also wished to establish the relevance of formal diagnostic criteria to IBS in the primary care setting...
  33. ncbi request reprint Incorporating patients' views and experiences of life with IBS in the development of an evidence based self-help guidebook
    Anne Kennedy
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 50:303-10. 2003
    ..The book includes direct quotes from patients describing their own experiences. Guided and practical ways of support are required for people with IBS who want to self-manage their condition...
  34. ncbi request reprint Competition Commission inquiry into Poms
    Andrew Robinson
    Vet Rec 151:582-3. 2002