How people living with dementia and their relatives perceive and use resilient strategies to optimise safety whilst living at home
Dr Richard Clibbens, South West Yorkshire NHS Trust
Using a Safety II approach, the research aims to understand the processes of resilience that people living with dementia and their families use which ‘work well’ in enabling them to live at home safely despite the presence of safety issues or concerns.
An exploratory study to investigate how Registered Learning Disability Nurses (RN(LD)s) working in England and Wales have adapted their practice during Covid-19?
Dr Stacey Rees, University of South Wales
The overall aim of the study is to explore how Registered Learning Disability Nurses have adapted their practice to meet the changing needs of people with learning disabilities in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, the impact this has had and the lessons that can be learnt from the development of practice during this period.
The experiences of executive Directors of Nursing in the wake of Covid 19: identifying priorities and actions for recovery and future learning from the pandemic
Dr Alison James, University of Cardiff
Directors of Nursing (DoN) often have lead responsibility at executive Board level for key elements of the care quality and patient safety agenda, such as nurse staffing levels, infection control and patient experience. This study aims to produce empirical evidence identifying effective nurse executive leadership strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic, and provide recommendations for strengthening the nurse executive role in the future.
Learning from community nurses’ perspectives of taking on extended clinical roles in end-of-life care during Covid 19. A qualitative focus group study
Dr Ben Bowers, University of Cambridge
The aims of this study are to understand community nurses’ perspectives of taking on extended clinical roles in end-of-life care during the pandemic and to identify what has been helpful, unhelpful or requires improvement in these extended roles. Outcomes should inform priority areas for supporting and further developing community nurses’ extended clinical roles in end-of-life care.
Improving nursing care delivery of pain management to children through engagement with nurses, parents and children
Professor Joan Simons, The Open University
Currently there are a number of well researched guidelines (APA 2012, RCN 2009) focussed on improving the management of children’s pain, however, the prevalence of pain remains high. This study aims to identify previously unarticulated views that currently hinder parents and children being involved in a child’s pain care, to promote more effective management of children’s pain in hospital.