Louise Robinson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A systematic review of the effectiveness of advance care planning interventions for people with cognitive impairment and dementia
    Louise Robinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Age Ageing 41:263-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A qualitative study: professionals' experiences of advance care planning in dementia and palliative care, 'a good idea in theory but ...'
    Louise Robinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Palliat Med 27:401-8. 2013
  3. pmc Integrating telecare for chronic disease management in the community: what needs to be done?
    Carl R May
    University of Southampton, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:131. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Improving patient-centered care for people with dementia in medical encounters: an educational intervention for old age psychiatrists
    Louise Robinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:129-38. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The transition to dementia--individual and family experiences of receiving a diagnosis: a review
    Louise Robinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1026-43. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice patterns of generalists and specialists in Alzheimer's disease: what are the differences, and what difference do they make?
    L Robinson
    Institute for Health and Society, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:545-52. 2010
  7. pmc Patient preferences for future care--how can Advance Care Planning become embedded into dementia care: a study protocol
    Louise Robinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA, UK
    BMC Geriatr 10:2. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Primary care and dementia: 2. Long-term care at home: psychosocial interventions, information provision, carer support and case management
    Louise Robinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:657-64. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Keeping In Touch Everyday (KITE) project: developing assistive technologies with people with dementia and their carers to promote independence
    Louise Robinson
    Institutes of Health and Society Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:494-502. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and acceptability of non-pharmacological interventions to reduce wandering in dementia: a systematic review
    L Robinson
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle, School of Population and Health Sciences, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:9-22. 2007

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Publications48

  1. pmc A systematic review of the effectiveness of advance care planning interventions for people with cognitive impairment and dementia
    Louise Robinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Age Ageing 41:263-9. 2012
    ..Our aim was to review systematically the effectiveness of ACP interventions in people with cognitive impairment and dementia...
  2. doi request reprint A qualitative study: professionals' experiences of advance care planning in dementia and palliative care, 'a good idea in theory but ...'
    Louise Robinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Palliat Med 27:401-8. 2013
    ..Advance care planning comprises discussions about an individual's wishes for future care while they have capacity...
  3. pmc Integrating telecare for chronic disease management in the community: what needs to be done?
    Carl R May
    University of Southampton, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:131. 2011
    ..This study aimed to identify factors inhibiting the implementation and integration of telecare systems for chronic disease management in the community...
  4. doi request reprint Improving patient-centered care for people with dementia in medical encounters: an educational intervention for old age psychiatrists
    Louise Robinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:129-38. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate pragmatically an educational intervention for old age psychiatrists to promote patient-centered care in their consultations with people with dementia and their carers...
  5. doi request reprint The transition to dementia--individual and family experiences of receiving a diagnosis: a review
    Louise Robinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1026-43. 2011
    ..The aim of this review was to synthesis empirical evidence on patient and carer experiences in the transition to dementia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice patterns of generalists and specialists in Alzheimer's disease: what are the differences, and what difference do they make?
    L Robinson
    Institute for Health and Society, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:545-52. 2010
    ..Overall, there were more similarities than differences between specialists and generalists regarding a broad spectrum of issues relating to AD; differences between countries appear to be greater than differences between physician groups...
  7. pmc Patient preferences for future care--how can Advance Care Planning become embedded into dementia care: a study protocol
    Louise Robinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA, UK
    BMC Geriatr 10:2. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Primary care and dementia: 2. Long-term care at home: psychosocial interventions, information provision, carer support and case management
    Louise Robinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:657-64. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Keeping In Touch Everyday (KITE) project: developing assistive technologies with people with dementia and their carers to promote independence
    Louise Robinson
    Institutes of Health and Society Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:494-502. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to create acceptable and effective prototype technologies to facilitate independence for people with dementia through a user-centered design process involving them and their carers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and acceptability of non-pharmacological interventions to reduce wandering in dementia: a systematic review
    L Robinson
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle, School of Population and Health Sciences, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:9-22. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Caring for carers of people with stroke: developing a complex intervention following the Medical Research Council framework
    Louise Robinson
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Clin Rehabil 19:560-71. 2005
    ..To develop an intervention, using the first three phases of the Medical Research Council (MRC) framework for complex interventions, to facilitate coping skills in new carers of stroke patients...
  12. pmc Losing the ability in activities of daily living in the oldest old: a hierarchic disability scale from the Newcastle 85+ study
    Andrew Kingston
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31665. 2012
    ..To investigate the order in which 85 year olds develop difficulty in performing a wide range of daily activities covering basic personal care, household care and mobility...
  13. pmc Improving retention of very old participants in longitudinal research: experiences from the Newcastle 85+ study
    Karen Davies
    Newcastle University Institute for Ageing, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e108370. 2014
    ..This paper describes the effectiveness of its retention strategies...
  14. doi request reprint Planning for tomorrow whilst living for today: the views of people with dementia and their families on advance care planning
    Claire Dickinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:2011-21. 2013
    ..Advance care planning (ACP) is increasingly prominent in many countries; however, the evidence base for its acceptability and effectiveness is limited especially in conditions where cognition is impaired, as in dementia...
  15. pmc Utility of NT-proBNP as a rule-out test for left ventricular dysfunction in very old people with limiting dyspnoea: the Newcastle 85+ Study
    Joanna Collerton
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:128. 2014
    ..We examined NT-proBNP's utility, alone and in combination with history of myocardial infarction (MI), as a rule-out test for LV dysfunction in very old people with limiting dyspnoea...
  16. pmc Prevalence of left ventricular dysfunction in a UK community sample of very old people: the Newcastle 85+ study
    Fahad Yousaf
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5PL, UK
    Heart 98:1418-23. 2012
    ..We used domiciliary echocardiography to estimate the prevalence of LV systolic and diastolic dysfunction in 87-89 year olds and the proportion remaining undiagnosed...
  17. pmc Engaging the oldest old in research: lessons from the Newcastle 85+ study
    Karen Davies
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5PL, UK
    BMC Geriatr 10:64. 2010
    ..This paper describes the methods employed for the successful recruitment, retention and evaluation of this cohort...
  18. pmc The enduring effect of education-socioeconomic differences in disability trajectories from age 85 years in the Newcastle 85+ Study
    Andrew Kingston
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 60:405-11. 2015
    ..We investigate whether distinct trajectories of disability are evident from age 85 to 90 and their association with socio-economic status (SES)...
  19. doi request reprint Is there an association between metabolic syndrome and cognitive function in very old adults? The Newcastle 85+ Study
    Stephanie L Harrison
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:667-75. 2015
    ....
  20. pmc The contribution of diseases to the male-female disability-survival paradox in the very old: results from the Newcastle 85+ study
    Andrew Kingston
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e88016. 2014
    ..Less is known about the paradox in the very old. We examine sex differences in the presence and impact of disabling and fatal diseases accounting for the male-female disability-survival paradox in very late life...
  21. doi request reprint Ageing in place and technologies of place: the lived experience of people with dementia in changing social, physical and technological environments
    Katherine Brittain
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University
    Sociol Health Illn 32:272-87. 2010
    ..It however also shows the variety of ways people with dementia use everyday technologies to manage 'feeling out of place'...
  22. doi request reprint Assessment of a large panel of candidate biomarkers of ageing in the Newcastle 85+ study
    Carmen Martin-Ruiz
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5PL, UK
    Mech Ageing Dev 132:496-502. 2011
    ..As future data accrues on health outcomes within the cohort, it will become possible also to evaluate the predictive value of these and others of the candidate biomarkers...
  23. doi request reprint A Systematic Review of the Definitions of Vascular Cognitive Impairment, No Dementia in Cohort Studies
    Stephanie L Harrison
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University Institute of Aging, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 42:69-79. 2016
    ..No set operational criteria for vascular cognitive impairment, no dementia (VCI-ND) have yet been established. The aim of this study is to undertake a systematic review to compare definitions of VCI-ND that have been used in cohort studies...
  24. pmc Deconstructing Complex Multimorbidity in the Very Old: Findings from the Newcastle 85+ Study
    Joanna Collerton
    Newcastle University Institute for Ageing, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5PL, UK Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Biomed Res Int 2016:8745670. 2016
    ..Participants. 710 men and women; mean (SD) age 85.5 (0.4) years...
  25. ncbi request reprint Disclosing a diagnosis of dementia: a systematic review
    Claire Bamford
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:151-69. 2004
    ..The issue of diagnostic disclosure in dementia has been debated extensively in professional journals, but empirical data concerning disclosure in dementia has not previously been systematically reviewed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Can primary care record review facilitate earlier diagnosis of dementia?
    Claire Bamford
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA, UK
    Fam Pract 24:108-16. 2007
    ..There is concern over delayed diagnosis of dementia in primary care...
  27. doi request reprint The provision of assistive technology products and services for people with dementia in the United Kingdom
    Grant Gibson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University
    Dementia (London) 15:681-701. 2016
    ....
  28. pmc Exploring the views of GPs, people with dementia and their carers on assistive technology: a qualitative study
    Lisa Newton
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e011132. 2016
    ..To explore the views and experiences of people with dementia, their family carers and general practitioners (GPs) on their knowledge and experience of accessing information about, and use of, assistive technology (AT) in dementia care...
  29. doi request reprint Predicting Risk of Cognitive Decline in Very Old Adults Using Three Models: The Framingham Stroke Risk Profile; the Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Aging, and Dementia Model; and Oxi-Inflammatory Biomarkers
    Stephanie L Harrison
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc . 2016
    ....
  30. pmc Cardiovascular disease risk models and longitudinal changes in cognition: a systematic review
    Stephanie L Harrison
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e114431. 2014
    ..Whether cardiovascular disease prediction models, developed to predict an individual's risk of future cardiovascular disease or stroke, are also informative for predicting risk of cognitive decline and dementia is not known...
  31. pmc Understanding the challenges to implementing case management for people with dementia in primary care in England: a qualitative study using Normalization Process Theory
    Claire Bamford
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle NE2 4AX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:549. 2014
    ..This paper reports the findings of the process evaluation which used Normalization Process Theory to understand the barriers to implementation...
  32. doi request reprint Improving interprofessional practice for vulnerable older people: gaining a better understanding of vulnerability
    Clare Abley
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Interprof Care 25:359-65. 2011
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Nutrition in advanced age: dietary assessment in the Newcastle 85+ study
    A J Adamson
    Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S6-18. 2009
    ..This paper describes a comparison of two different methods of dietary assessment within the Newcastle 85+ Study; a UK cohort study of health and ageing in the oldest old...
  34. pmc Current Developments in Dementia Risk Prediction Modelling: An Updated Systematic Review
    Eugene Y H Tang
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University Institute of Ageing, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 10:e0136181. 2015
    ..Here we include a critique of the variables selected for inclusion and an assessment of model prognostic performance...
  35. pmc A comparison of health expectancies over two decades in England: results of the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study I and II
    Carol Jagger
    Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK Newcastle University Institute for Ageing, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 387:779-86. 2016
    ..We investigate how various health expectancies have changed in England between 1991 and 2011, with identical study design and methods in each decade...
  36. pmc The Newcastle 85+ study: biological, clinical and psychosocial factors associated with healthy ageing: study protocol
    Joanna Collerton
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Geriatr 7:14. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint A systematic literature review of the effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions to prevent wandering in dementia and evaluation of the ethical implications and acceptability of their use
    L Robinson
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Health Technol Assess 10:iii, ix-108. 2006
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Dementia with Lewy bodies: The emerging role of primary care
    Eugene Yee Hing Tang
    a Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur J Gen Pract 22:53-7. 2016
    ..Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is an under recognized but frequent subtype of dementia. Misdiagnosis and delays in referral from primary care are common when compared to other forms of dementia...
  39. pmc Patients' experiences of a multidisciplinary team-led community case management programme: a qualitative study
    Alice Gowing
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e012019. 2016
    ....
  40. pmc Expert views on the factors enabling good end of life care for people with dementia: a qualitative study
    Richard Philip Lee
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 14:32. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to determine expert views on the key factors influencing good practice in end of life care for people with dementia...
  41. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to diagnosis and management in dementia care: views of future general practitioners
    Eugene Yee Hing Tang
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr . 2016
    ..Further research is needed to identify effective systems to enable accurate assessment and to ensure earlier diagnosis in high-risk groups...
  42. doi request reprint Psychosocial intervention for carers of people with dementia: What components are most effective and when? A systematic review of systematic reviews
    Claire Dickinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle Biomedical Research Building, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5PL, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 29:31-43. 2017
    ..We aim to systematically review the evidence from existing systematic reviews of psychosocial interventions for informal carers of people with dementia...
  43. pmc Commissioning care for people with dementia at the end of life: a mixed-methods study
    Zoe M Gotts
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e013554. 2016
    ....
  44. doi request reprint What is important at the end of life for people with dementia? The views of people with dementia and their carers
    Sarah R Hill
    Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry . 2016
    ..However, the views of people with dementia about what factors contribute to high-quality care at this time are a neglected area...
  45. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and longitudinal changes in cognitive function: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mario Siervo
    Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Alzheimers Dis 41:151-61. 2014
    ..Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is associated with an increased risk of coronary heart diseases and stroke. Results on the association of MetS with dementia and cognitive decline have been inconsistent...
  46. pmc No evidence of substantia nigra telomere shortening in Parkinson's disease
    Gavin Hudson
    Mitochondrial Research Group, Institute of Human Genetics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Neurobiol Aging 32:2107.e3-5. 2011
    ..We conclude that telomere shortening is unlikely to be involved in the pathogenesis of PD...
  47. ncbi request reprint Research governance: impeding both research and teaching? A survey of impact on undergraduate research opportunities
    Louise Robinson
    Department of Primary Care, School of Medicine, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Med Educ 41:729-36. 2007
    ..To explore the impact of research governance on medical students' ability to gain an understanding of research methodology, as required by the General Medical Council...
  48. pmc Specialist palliative care in dementia
    Julian C Hughes
    BMJ 330:57-8. 2005