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Elaine Argyle

Elaine Argyle

Senior Research Fellow
The University of Nottingham

Elaine Argyle is a Senior Research Fellow at The University of Nottingham where she has worked since 2012.  Prior to this, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Bradford Dementia Group after obtaining a PhD and an ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Social Gerontology at the University of Sheffield.  She is also a dually registered mental health professional (RMN, Dip SW) and has many years experience of working with people with dementia in these capacities. 

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Social support at home is key to enabling people with dementia to continue to live independently and in deferring or avoiding their transition to long term care.  Since the launch of the NHS and Community Care Act in 1990, and its promotion of care in the community, home care provision for people

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Health care assistants and social care support workers play a central role in front line care provision.  For not only are they are usually the first point of contact for those in receipt of care, they also deliver around twice as much of this care as registered nu

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Access to the outdoors is known to have a positive impact on wellbeing, due to such benefits as exercise and activity as well as the promotion of social inclusion and interaction, however, for people with dementia, this access is often denied. The reasons for this are wide ranging including disor