Communication skills training for family caregivers of people living with dementia

2022-02-18T10:28:45+00:00

< back to Library Family caregivers of people with dementia can find the impairments in their relative’s ability to communicate an enormous challenge. Peer facilitated educational interventions are a potentially efficient and effective way to address these complex communication issues. This paper examines the processes required to support the development of [...]

Communication skills training for family caregivers of people living with dementia2022-02-18T10:28:45+00:00

Video-based support service for carers

2021-10-20T10:15:47+00:00

< back to Library Although caring for a person with dementia at home can be rewarding, for many carers it can be a significantly stressful experience (de Vugt & Verhey 2013; Robertson et al 2007). Stress can become particularly apparent as the person being cared for starts to require ever high [...]

Video-based support service for carers2021-10-20T10:15:47+00:00

Conversation-analysis (CA) as a tool for exploring interaction in an online video-conferencing based support service

2021-10-20T10:13:05+00:00

< back to Library Around 60% of people with dementia in the UK live at home. The experience of caring for a family member with dementia can be rewarding and positive, but it can also be significantly stressful. Current healthcare policy is encouraging greater provision to support family carers. Along with [...]

Conversation-analysis (CA) as a tool for exploring interaction in an online video-conferencing based support service2021-10-20T10:13:05+00:00

The key concerns of dementia family carers accessing a video-based online support service

2021-10-20T10:12:44+00:00

< back to Library Around 60% of people with dementia live at home. The experience of caring for a family member with dementia can be rewarding and positive, but it can also be significantly stressful. Current healthcare policy is encouraging greater provision to support family carers, and online based interventions are [...]

The key concerns of dementia family carers accessing a video-based online support service2021-10-20T10:12:44+00:00

Feasibility Study of the Impact of a Communication-skills Course

2021-06-03T11:22:38+00:00

< back to Library A feasibility study of the impact of a communication-skills course, ‘Empowered Conversations’, for care partners of people living with dementia. Published 17th May, 2021https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/14713012211018929

Feasibility Study of the Impact of a Communication-skills Course2021-06-03T11:22:38+00:00

Video-based support service for carers

2021-07-22T15:49:02+00:00

< back to Library Caring for a family member with dementia can be rewarding but can also be very stressful. John Chatwin, Rachel Yates Hoyles and Phil McEvoy explain how a new service, offering video- based contact with support workers over the internet, is helping carers in Salford.Download the PDF here. [...]

Video-based support service for carers2021-07-22T15:49:02+00:00

Communication Empowerment Framework

2019-06-19T14:13:40+00:00

< back to Library Morris, L.,Mansell, W., Williamson, T., Wray, A. & McEvoy, P. (2018).  Communication Empowerment Framework: An integrative framework to support effective communication and interaction between carers and people living with dementia. Dementia. doi: 10.1177/1471301218805329 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1471301218805329​

Communication Empowerment Framework2019-06-19T14:13:40+00:00

Selection of relevant publications

2017-11-20T10:53:31+00:00

Selection of relevant publications **Just published** **Open Access** Morris, L., Horne, M., McEvoy, P. and Williamson, T., 2017.  “Communication training interventions for family and professional carers of people living with dementia: a systematic review of effectiveness, acceptability and conceptual basis.” Aging & Mental Health http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13607863.2017.1399343   Luxmoore, B and McEvoy, [...]

Selection of relevant publications2017-11-20T10:53:31+00:00

Research

2022-04-12T16:07:59+00:00

< back to Library New Empowered Conversations Research Project - University of Manchester Trial of Empowered Conversations Dementia Carer Training: to enhance relationships and communication between family Carers and people living with dementia The Trail (Randomized Control Trial) follows earlier studies (see below) that have looked at how [...]

Research2022-04-12T16:07:59+00:00

The development of Empowered Conversations

2018-01-24T12:22:43+00:00

The Six Degrees team have been working on the Empowered Conversation approach and course for a number of years, the following working paper provides a brief history of this evolution. < back to Research Empowered Conversations came out of a local Low Intensity IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological [...]

The development of Empowered Conversations2018-01-24T12:22:43+00:00
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