Ms Natasha Elmore - Research Assistant
Natasha joined the unit in February 2011 as a research assistant with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Hertfordshire. Coming from a research post at the Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, she was involved in a number of research projects, the most recent of which was a Department of Health funded study aiming to improve end of life care for people with dementia living in care homes (EVIDEM-eol). Other research projects include a systematic review on the effectiveness of inter-professional working for community dwelling older people, and developing a research study to investigate the effects of patient education on adherence to treatment for patients with end-stage renal disease.
As part of Professor Martin Roland’s team, Natasha is currently involved in a programme of research funded by the Department of Health entitled ‘Improving patient experience in primary care,’ which is underpinned by the General Practice Patient Survey (GPPS). She is also studying for a Master’s degree in Health Psychology part time.
Amador, S., Goodman, C., King, D., Ng, Y. T., Elmore, N., Mathie, E., Machen, I. and Knapp, M. (2013). Exploring resource use and associated costs in end-of-life care for older people with dementia in residential care homes. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. First published online December 6, 2013. doi: 10.1002/gps.4061 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/gps.4061/full
Goodman, C., Amador, S., Elmore, N., Machen, I., & Mathie, E. (2013). Preferences and priorities for ongoing and end-of-life care: A qualitative study of older people with dementia resident in care homes. International journal of nursing studies, 50(12), 1639-1647. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0020748913001892
Trivedi D, Goodman C, Gage H, Baron N, Scheibl F, Illife S, Manthorpe J, Bunn F, Drennan V. (2013).The effectiveness of inter-professional working for older people living in the community: a systematic review. Health and Social Care in the Community, 21(2), 113–128.
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