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FPOP Newsletter 129 January 2015

FPOP Newsletter 129 January 2015

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FPOP Newsletter - for Psychology Specialists Working With Older People. This issue was compiled by the Wales Geographical Group.



Letter from the Co-Editors
Sam Roberts & Nerisha Singh

Letter from the Chair
Becci Dow

Workstream Updates

  • Dementia Workstream
    Reinhard Guss
  • Neurodegenerative Workstream
    Jane Simpson
  • Inpatient Workstream
    Paul Whitby

The Una Holden Award 2015
Cath Burley

Letter from the Wales
Geographical Group Editors
Andrea Evans & Carolien Lamers

Staying connected: The Person-Centred Working in Dementia Care: All Wales Forum
Rosslyn Offord & Carolien Lamers

A training model for psychologists working in a residential aged care facility: Reflections on an Australian experience
Sarah L. MacPherson, Annaliese C. Blair, Michael J. Bird & Katrina N. Anderson

Caring and coping with loss in dementia in North Wales
Aimee Hoopers & Carolien Lamers

Ceri Massey

Bespoke boxes over numbers in the narrative: An analysis of barriers to development
Ruth Leach

The assessment of mental capacity in regard to choice of residence: A holistic functional approach
Karen Addy

A service evaluation: Developing mindfulness based interventions across mental health services in Cardiff and Vale
Gwen Lewis & Amy Howells

Community approaches to loneliness in older people
Rhian Hughes, Charlie Jones & Rosslyn Offord

Using CMHT resources to support care workers in residential, nursing and EMI homes to understand and manage behaviours that challenge
Beca Stilwell

Dementia supportive communities: The role of creative arts programmes
Bob Woods

The Welsh RBANS: Some preliminary data
Lowri Lloyd Hughes, Carolien Lamers & Eleri Jones

The Welsh language version of the Alzheimer's Society Cognitive Assessment Toolkit
Cara Rogowski & Gwerfyl Roberts

Transitions in Later Life
Bridget Pettitt

Book Review: Welcome to Our World

The personal is political - women's experiences of dementia
Cath Burley


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