Area of research expertise - Outline

Areas of expertise include:

Working with people with dementia and their families, with a focus upon person-centred care and challenging stigma

Educational theory and practice with a focus on simulation and constructivist learning and teaching approaches and dementia education in HEIs

Suicide intervention educational strategies

Grounded Theory methodology with a particulary interest in Constructivist Grounded Theory and Symbolic Interactionism

Current research activities.

Interprofessional education for professionals working with people with Advanced Dementia

Working with people with dementia and their families, with a focus upon person-centred care and challenging stigma

Educational theory and practice with a focus on simulation and constructivist learning and teaching approaches and dementia education in HEIs

Grounded Theory methodology with a particulary interest in Constructivist Grounded Theory and Symbolic Interactionism

Desired research direction.

To continue in developing educational excellence in the field of experiential learning for health and social care professionals, with a focus upon working with people with dementia.

Target Collaborative Organisations (National, International, up to 3).

All statutory and third sector organisations in the field of health and social care provision.

All HEIs engaged in innovative experiential learning and teaching developments. in the field of health and social care.

Activities

  1. Simulated education with specialist mental health staff in NHS Dumfries & Galloway

    Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Research and Teaching at External Organisation

  2. Walk in my Shoes Experiential Learning in partnership with NHS Dumfries & Galloway.

    Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Research and Teaching at External Organisation

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