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Area of academic expertise - outline

My area of research is about cultural change in care for older people settings

Current research activities

Exploring the quality of life in care homes

Desired research direction

Contimue to attract phD students to work with the appreciative inquiry methodology to bring about change and development of practice based theory.

Develop effective and meaningful evaluation strategies for complex interventions  aimed at enhancing the quality of lives of those who receive and give care.

Develop further the use of caring conversations as a key dimension of giving and receiving compassionate care.

Target collaborative companies

Care home providers

NHS Boards

Age UK and other 3rd sector organisations

 

Target collaborative organisations

IRISS

NHS Education Scotland

International Organisations focusing on care for older people in long term care environments.

 

 

External positions

Visiting Professor, Canterbury Christ Church University

2014 → …

External Examiner, University of Stirling

2013 → …

Keywords

  • RT Nursing
  • appreciative inquiry
  • action research
  • care for older people
  • nursing/care homes
  • cultural change
  • leadership
  • caring conversations
  • compassion
  • theory to practice
  • practice development

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Research Output 2002 2019

Bringing LIFE (learning and innovating from everyday excellence) to life in everyday work

Dewar, B., Roddy, E., MacBride, T., Sharp, C. & Buliak, A., 20 Mar 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePresentation

Caring for an older person with dementia in the Emergency Department (ED): an appreciative inquiry exploring family member and ED nurse experiences

Watkins, S., Murphy, F., Kennedy, C., Dewar, B. & Graham, M., 31 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 28, 15-16, p. 2801-2812 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dementia
Hospital Emergency Service
Nurses
Emergencies
Episode of Care

The "do-ability" of an appreciative inquiry PhD

MacBride, T., Roddy, E., Dewar, B. & McBride, A., 20 Mar 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePresentation

44 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
research and development
education
dialogue
coproduction
provocation

Bring learning into action

van den Berg, A., Dewar, B. & Smits, C., 16 May 2018, In : International Practice Development Journal. 8, 1, 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
learning
participation
vulnerability
action research
education

Activities 2011 2016

Nursing and Midwifery Leadership Forum

Belinda Dewar (Keynote/plenary speaker)
25 Nov 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Caring conversations to promote meaningful dialogue everywhere

Belinda Dewar (Speaker)
21 Mar 2016

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

Compassion in Practice: it's all about the way we relate to one another

Belinda Dewar (Speaker)
5 Jul 2016

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association 71st Annual Conference

Belinda Dewar (Invited speaker)
20 Jul 201622 Jul 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Essential of Care Coordinator's Workshop

Belinda Dewar (Invited speaker)
24 Nov 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media

Award winning aged care leadership program launched in SA

Belinda Dewar

21/12/16

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

‘My Home Life’ UK Academics visit Resthaven

Belinda Dewar

19/12/16

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

International collaboration to enhance care for older people

Belinda Dewar

14/12/16

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Recruitment role for care home resident

Belinda Dewar

1/07/16

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

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