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The ‘Senses Framework’: A relationship-centred approach to co-producing dementia events in order to allow people to live well after a dementia diagnosis (2021)
Journal Article
Stewart, H., Ali-Knight, J., Stephen, S., & Kerr, G. (2022). The ‘Senses Framework’: A relationship-centred approach to co-producing dementia events in order to allow people to live well after a dementia diagnosis. Event Management, 26(1), 157-175. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599521X16192004803683

Dementia is a progressive disorder that affects how the brain works, and in particular the ability to remember, think and reason. It affects speech, mood, mobility, behavior and how people perceive and respond to the world around them. Contemporary a... Read More about The ‘Senses Framework’: A relationship-centred approach to co-producing dementia events in order to allow people to live well after a dementia diagnosis.

Supported Decision-Making and Paradigm Shifts: Word Play or Real Change? (2021)
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Stavert, J. (2021). Supported Decision-Making and Paradigm Shifts: Word Play or Real Change?. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.571005

Article 12(3) CRPD requires states parties to provide access by persons with disabilities to the support they may require in exercising their legal capacity. This is to ensure that the rights, will and preferences of persons with disabilities are enj... Read More about Supported Decision-Making and Paradigm Shifts: Word Play or Real Change?.

Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings (2020)
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Stavert, J. (2021). Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 28(1), 102-106. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12695

It is clear that police in many jurisdictions are increasingly being called out to situations involving persons with mental distress. In Scotland, for example, notifications of Place of Safety Orders to the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland incr... Read More about Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings.

Respecting the autonomy of the living and dying (2020)
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Stavert, J. (2020). Respecting the autonomy of the living and dying. Journal of Integrated Care, 28(4), 379-385. https://doi.org/10.1108/JICA-06-2020-0038

Purpose To inform those who are supporting persons who are dying and are responsible for planning, commissioning or delivering palliative care about the need to support and maximise the decision-making ability and choices of persons with advanced de... Read More about Respecting the autonomy of the living and dying.

Scottish mental health and capacity law: The normal, pandemic and ‘new normal’ (2020)
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Stavert, J., & McKay, C. (2020). Scottish mental health and capacity law: The normal, pandemic and ‘new normal’. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 71, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlp.2020.101593

A state’s real commitment to its international human rights obligations is never more challenged than when it faces emergency situations. Addressing actual and potential resourcing pressures arising from the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in, amongst... Read More about Scottish mental health and capacity law: The normal, pandemic and ‘new normal’.

Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia? (2019)
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Egdell, V., Cook, M., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., & Danson, M. (2021). Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?. Aging & mental health, 25(1), 134-141. https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2019.1667299

Objectives As working lives extend and there is better recognition of early-onset dementias, employers need to consider dementia as a workplace concern. With suitable support, people living with dementia can continue employment – although this is no... Read More about Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?.

Mental Health Act review in Scotland: some initial observations (2019)
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Stavert, J. (2019). Mental Health Act review in Scotland: some initial observations. Essex Chambers

Provides some initial observations on and recommendations for the scope of the forthcoming review of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment)(Scotland) Act 2003, with particular emphasis on what this will require in ECHR and CRPD terms.

Are mental health tribunals operating in accordance with international human rights standards? A systematic review of the international literature (2019)
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Macgregor, A., Brown, M., & Stavert, J. (2019). Are mental health tribunals operating in accordance with international human rights standards? A systematic review of the international literature. Health and Social Care in the Community, 27(4), e494-e513. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12749

Mental health tribunals are responsible for making decisions about compulsory treatment for individuals considered a risk to themselves and others due to mental disorder. They are generally designed to provide safeguards for individuals subject to co... Read More about Are mental health tribunals operating in accordance with international human rights standards? A systematic review of the international literature.

Cognitive behavioural therapy in clozapine-resistant schizophrenia (FOCUS): an assessor-blinded, randomised controlled trial (2018)
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Morrison, A. P., Pyle, M., Gumley, A., Schwannauer, M., Turkington, D., MacLennan, G., …Tully, S. (2018). Cognitive behavioural therapy in clozapine-resistant schizophrenia (FOCUS): an assessor-blinded, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Psychiatry, 5(8), 633-643. https://doi.org/10.1016/s2215-0366%2818%2930184-6

Background Although clozapine is the treatment of choice for treatment-refractory schizophrenia, 30–40% of patients have an insufficient response, and others are unable to tolerate it. Evidence for any augmentation strategies is scarce. We aimed to... Read More about Cognitive behavioural therapy in clozapine-resistant schizophrenia (FOCUS): an assessor-blinded, randomised controlled trial.

Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland (2018)
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Stavert, J. (2018). Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland. Laws, 7(3), 26. https://doi.org/10.3390/laws7030026

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) highlights the need to actively remove obstacles to, and promote, the full and equal enjoyment of human rights by persons with disabilities. This is challenging us to rev... Read More about Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland.

Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland (2018)
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Stavert, J., Egdell, V., Ritchie, L., Danson, M., Cook, M., & Tolson, D. (2018). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University

The reported study investigated how Scottish-based employers from different sectors respond to staff with dementia. Dementia is, and will increasingly be, a workplace issue as populations’ age, working lives extend and there is better recognition of... Read More about Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland.

Domestic legislation and international human rights standards: the case of mental health and incapacity (2017)
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Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2018). Domestic legislation and international human rights standards: the case of mental health and incapacity. International Journal of Human Rights, 22(1), 70-89. https://doi.org/10.1080/13642987.2017.1390307

The right to health has been somewhat neglected in discussions about human rights at both national and international levels. States are often reluctant to implement socio-economic rights which they consider to be a resourcing issue, rather than a mat... Read More about Domestic legislation and international human rights standards: the case of mental health and incapacity.

The legal implications of dementia in the workplace (2017)
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Egdell, V., Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2017). The legal implications of dementia in the workplace. Ageing and society, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X17000642

Dementia is a growing issue in the United Kingdom (UK) with over 800,000 people affected. Of these people in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years. Thus, a significant number of individuals may be experiencing symptoms of dementia while in employm... Read More about The legal implications of dementia in the workplace.

Scotland's Mental Health and Capacity Law: A Case for Reform (2017)
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Stavert, J., & McKay, C. (2017). Scotland's Mental Health and Capacity Law: A Case for Reform. Edinburgh: Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

Report of joint Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland and Centre for Mental Health and Capacity Law law reform scoping exercise.

Supported Decision-Making: Good Practice Guide (2016)
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Stavert, J. (2016). Supported Decision-Making: Good Practice Guide. Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

Supported decision-making maximizes an individual's ability to ensure that their rights, will and preferences are at the centre of all decisions that concern them...

Using orthographic neighborhood size manipulations to investigate memory deficits in aging memory (2016)
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Glanc, G. A., Logan, J. M., Grime, M., Anuwe, A., & Thompson, J. (2016). Using orthographic neighborhood size manipulations to investigate memory deficits in aging memory. Cogent Psychology, 3(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/23311908.2016.1220445

In three previous studies, manipulations of orthographic neighborhood size and orienting task were used to differentiate between item-specific and rela-tional processing in young adults (aged 18–35) in standard recognition tasks. The current study at... Read More about Using orthographic neighborhood size manipulations to investigate memory deficits in aging memory.