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Research Bibliography

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Research Bibliography

Please note that the below Praxis Care Research bibliography only includes research reports, reviews, articles and presentations after 1992. Where possible, we have linked the complete content or provided an abstract.

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Doherty, H., Graham, C. (?1992) “A Place of my Own with the Support I Need”: An Evaluation of the First D.I.S.H. Scheme in N. Ireland: July 1990 – September 1991. Belfast: Praxis.

Doherty, H., Graham, C. (?1992) Newtownards Accommodation and Support Scheme: Evaluation of Fifteen Months of Operation: 1990 – 1991. Belfast: Praxis.

Doherty, H., Graham, C., McCrum, B., Manktellow, R., Rauch, R. (? 1992) ‘Antrim One Year On’ An Evaluation of the First Year of Operation of the Flat Cluster, Accommodation and Support Scheme in Antrim: May 1990 – May 1991. Belfast: Praxis.

Doherty, H., Graham, C. (?1994) Lisnaskea: An Evaluation of the Residential Flat Cluster Scheme at Lisnaskea: March 1992 – July 1993. Belfast: Praxis.

Mawhinney, S., McDaid, C., Graham, C. (1995) Larne: An Evaluation of the Dispersed Intensively Supported Housing Scheme (D.I.S.H.) at Larne. Belfast: Praxis.

Doherty, H. Graham, C., McDaid, C., Mawhinney, S., Dignan, G. (?1995) Volunteering Befriending: An Evaluation of the Derry City and Belfast Befriending Schemes: June 1994. Belfast: Praxis.

Mawhinney, S., McDaid, C. (1996) Having Your Say: Servicer User Self Advocacy in Praxis Care Accommodation Services. Belfast: Praxis Care.

McCay, C., McDaid, C., Graham, C. (1996) Homes Response: An Evaluation of the West Belfast Scheme. Belfast: Praxis Care.

McCay, C., McDaid, C., Graham, C. (1996) Homes Response: An Evaluation of the Pilot Scheme in West Belfast: An Executive Summary. Belfast: Praxis Care.

McCay, C., McDaid, C., Graham, C. (1997) Home Response: An Evaluation of the North Belfast Pilot Scheme. Belfast: Praxis Care.

McCay, C., McDaid, C., Graham, C. (1997) The Kimberley Project Evaluation: The Service One Year On. Belfast: Challenge.

McDaid, C., Mawhinney, S., Graham, C. (1997) Coleraine: An Evaluation of the Residential Flat Cluster Scheme (R.F.C.) at Coleraine. Belfast: Praxis Care.

McDaid, C., Mawhinney, S., Graham, C. (1997) Lurgan: An Evaluation of the Dispersed Intensively Supported Housing Scheme (DISH) at Lurgan: Summary Report. Belfast: Praxis Care.

McDaid, C., Mawhinney, S., Graham, C. (1997) Portadown Home Response: An Evaluation of the Home Response Scheme in Portadown. Belfast: Praxis Care.

Holway, T., Mawhinney, S. (1999) Magherafelt/Cookstown: An Evaluation of the Flat Cluster (FC) and Dispersed Intensively Supported Housing Model (DISH) at Magherafelt/Cookstown. Belfast: Praxis Mental Health.

Lundy, T., Mawhinney, S. (1999) Planet Ballymena: An Evaluation of the Drop in Centre at Ballymena. Belfast: Praxis Care.

Lundy, T., Mawhinney, S. (2000) Newry: An Evaluation of the Residential Care Home (RCH) & Flat Cluster (FC) Complex at the Newry Accommodation & Support Scheme. Belfast: Praxis Care.

Mawhinney, S. (2000) Bridge: Building Communities, Promoting Health: An Assessment of Community Health in Craigavon. Belfast: Praxis Mental Health.

Mawhinney, S. (2001) An Evaluation of the Carrickfergus Assertive Outreach Service: A Model of Day Care “Without Walls”. Belfast: Praxis Care.

McCarron, J. J., Mawhinney, S. (2001) Having Your Say 2: Evaluation of a Training Programme to Increase the Assertiveness and Self Confidence of Service Users. Belfast: Praxis Mental Health.

Holway, I., Mawhinney, S. (2002) Providing Support, Reducing Exclusion: The Extent, Nature and Value of Volunteer Befriending in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Praxis Care Group.

Johnstone, D., Mawhinney, S. (ed.) (2002) Learning Disability Day Services in 3 Cross Border Areas of Ireland: Exploring the Potential for Cross-Border Cooperation. Belfast: Praxis Care Group.

Mawhinney, S. (2002) Supporting People in their Own Homes: An Evaluation of the First Year of Operation of the Pilot Home Response Service in Coleraine. Belfast: Praxis Care Group.

Praxis Care Research Dept (2003) An Evaluation of the Young People Leaving Care Service. Belfast: Praxis Care Group.

Holway, T., Dunn A. (2004) Having Your Say 2: Evaluation of a Training Programme to Increase the Assertiveness and Self Confidence of Service Users In, Education for Change: International Conference on Mental Health Education and Prevention, Nova Gorica, Slovenia, May 2004.

Irvine, C., Mawhinney, S. (2006) Supported Living for People with Korsakoff Syndrome: Does it Work? Belfast: Praxis Care.

Gilmore, E. (2007) New Bridge: Findings from a Community Survey in Banbridge. Belfast: Praxis Care Group.

Gilmore, E. (2007) New Bridge: Findings from a Community Survey in Gilford. Belfast: Praxis Care Group.

Gilmore, E. (2007) New Bridge: Findings from a Community Survey in Lawrencetown. Belfast: Praxis Care Group.

Holway, T. (2007) Treating Addiction, Tackling Crime: An Evaluation of the Harristown House Alcohol and Addiction Treatment Centre. Belfast: Praxis Care Group.

Holway, T., Mawhinney, S., Sheehy, N. (2007) Treating addiction, tackling crime: the impact of probation-led residential treatment on offender substance misuse, recidivism and attitudes towards the criminal justice system. Irish Probation Journal, 4 , (1) , pp. 108-124

Irvine, C., Mawhinney, S. (2007) ‘Bottling it Up’: Addressing the Support Needs of Mothers who Problem Drink and their Children. Belfast: Praxis Care Group.

Irvine, C. and Mawhinney, S. (2008), “Functioning of Individuals with Korsakoff Syndrome: A Pilot Study of Supported Group Living in Northern Ireland”, Mental Health Review Journal, Vol. 13 No. 2, pp. 16-23. https://doi.org/10.1108/13619322200800010

McDowell, J., Mawhinney, S. (2007) C.A.W.T. Carers: Caring for Individuals with a Learning Disability: Findings from a Research Study. Belfast: Praxis Care Group.

Mawhinney, S., Webb, P. (2009) Home from Home: Supported Living for People with Dementia in N. Ireland, Generations Review, July 2009.

Webb, P. (2009) Steps to Aid Recovery (S.T.A.R.). An evaluation of a community for people with mental illness who wish to rejoin the worlds of employment, education, family and friends: Full Report Belfast: Praxis Care.

Webb, P. (2009) Mapping the Spread and the Quality of Social Relationships among People with Dementia in an Eight Bedded Supported Living Unit In DSDC (Dementia Services Development Centre) 3rd International Conference: Facing the Future. York, UK, 14th – 16th September 2009.

Webb, P. (2009) R and Quantitative Data Analysis. Social Research Update. 55: Spring, pp 1 – 4.

Irvine, C. (2010) A Journey from Care to Independence: Evaluating a Model of Supported Living for Care Leavers in NI. Belfast: Praxis Care.

Mawhinney, S., Webb, P. (2010) One Year On: An evaluation of life in a supported living unit in N. Ireland. In DSDC (Dementia Services Development Centre) 4th International Conference. Coming of Age: Dementia in the 21st Century. London, UK, 19 – 21 October 2010.

Webb, P. (2010) St Paul’s Court: An evaluation of a supported living unit for people with dementia in N. Ireland: Full Report Belfast: Praxis Care.

Cinnamond, M., Webb, P. (2011) Let me speak, help me be heard. An evaluation of an advocacy service for people living with dementia in N. Ireland. In CARDI (Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland), Ageing Globally, Ageing Locally. Dublin, Ireland, 3 – 4th November 2011.

Holway, T. (2011) Cornerstones: An Evaluation. Belfast: Praxis Care.

Turkington, C. (2011) An Evaluation of the Brookvale Residential Service in Co Monaghan. Belfast: Praxis Care.

Webb, P., Pierson, C., Hansson, U., Mawhinney, S. (2011) Let me speak, help me be heard. An evaluation of Alzheimer’s Society Advocacy Programme: Full Report Belfast: Praxis Care, Institute for Conflict Research, Alzheimer’s Society.

Webb, P., Pierson, C., Hansson, U., Mawhinney, S. (2011) Let me speak, help me be heard. An evaluation of Alzheimer’s Society Advocacy Programme: Short Report Belfast: Praxis Care, Institute for Conflict Research, Alzheimer’s Society.

Wilson, J., Mawhinney, S. (2011) Evaluation and Cost Breakdown of Managing Violence and Aggression Courses 8th December 2009 – May 2010. Belfast: Praxis Care.

Wilson, J., Mawhinney, S., Agnew, K. (2012) An Evaluation of the Secret Garden 2010 – 2011. Belfast: Praxis Care.

Wilson, J., Mawhinney, S., Agnew, K. (2012) An Evaluation of Castle Lane Day Services. Belfast: Praxis Care.

Wilson, J., Mawhinney, S., Agnew, K. (2012) An Evaluation of Kilcreggan Urban Farm. Belfast Praxis Care, Carickfergus: Kilcreggan Homes.

Wilson, J. (2013) Conlig Service User and Staff Opinions. Belfast: Praxis Care.

Wilson, J., Paéz Vázquez, R. (2013) Green Road. Service User and Staff Opinions. Belfast: Praxis Care.

Webb, P (2015) Moving Up: A Social Return on Investment Study of an Employability Programme for People with Intellectual Disabilities or Complex Needs. A Social Return on Investment Impact Map. Belfast: Praxis Care, Department for Employment and Learning, European Social Fund.

Barr, O., Gallagher, E., Taggart, L., O’Neill, S., Webb, P. Hassiotis, A. (2016) Examining the differences in how residential facilities support people with intellectual disabilities with challenging behaviour and/or mental health problems. J Nurs Care, 5:8(Suppl).

Canavan, M., Webb, P. (2016) Dual Diagnosis and Therapeutic Commitment: Messages from an Evaluation of a Training Programme. In Public Health Agency, Health and Social Care Board, Bridging the Gap, Research and Practice, 4th Annual Social Work and Social Care in Practice Conference, Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA), Belfast, UK, 18th February 2016

Kelly, B., McShane, T., Davidson, G., Pinkerton, J., Gilligan, E. & Webb, P. (2016) Transitions and outcomes for care leavers with mental health and/or intellectual disabilities: Final report. Belfast: Queen’s University of Belfast

Kelly, B., McShane, T., Davidson, G., Pinkerton, J., Gilligan, E. & Webb, P. (2016) Transitions and outcomes for care leavers with mental health and/or intellectual disabilities: Short Report. Belfast: Queen’s University of Belfast.

Kelly, B., McShane, T., Webb, P., Hughes, C., Davidson, G., & Pinkerton, J. (2016) Profiling the population of disabled care leavers in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Queen’s University Belfast.

Davidson, G., Edge, R., Falls, D., Keenan, F., Kelly, B., McLaughlin, A., Montgomery, L., Mulvenna, C., Norris, B., Owens, A., Shea Irvine, R. and Webb, P. (2018) Supported decision making – experiences, approaches and preferences. Belfast: Praxis Care, Mencap and Queen’s University of Belfast

Davidson, G., Edge, R., Falls, D., Keenan, F., Kelly, B., McLaughlin, A., Montgomery, L., Mulvenna, C., Norris, B., Owens, A., Shea Irvine, R. and Webb, P. (2018) Supported decision making – experiences, approaches and preference: Easy Read. Belfast: Praxis Care, Mencap and Queen’s University of Belfast

Falls, D., Keenan, F., Norris, B., Owens, A., Webb, P., Mulvenna, C., Davidson, G., Kelly, B., Irvine, R., McLaughlin, A., Montgomery, L., (2018) Supported decision making – experiences, approaches and preferences. In Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (KESS), Belfast, UK, 7th February 2018.

Falls, D., Keenan, F., Norris, B., Owens, A., Webb, P., Mulvenna, C., Davidson, G., Kelly, B., Irvine, R., McLaughlin, A., Montgomery, L., (2018) Supported decision making – experiences, approaches and preferences. In Decisions, Assessment, Risk and Evidence in Social Work (DARE) 5th Biennial International Symposium, Templepatrick, UK, 3rd July 2018.

Davidson, D., Montgomery, L., Webb, P. (2019) Supported decision making – experiences, approaches and preferences. In 9th European Conference for Social Work Research (ECSWR), KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, 12th April 2019.

Edge, R., McLaughlin, A., Norris, B., Owens, A., Webb, P. (2019) Perspectives on co-production: supported decision making – experiences, approaches and preferences. In Public Health Agency, Health and Social Care Board, Building Research to Evaluate Complex Interventions in Social Work and Social Care: A Consideration of Methodological Issues, 6th Annual Social Work and Social Care in Practice Conference, Belfast Castle, Belfast, UK, 6th March 2019.

McCartan, C., Best P., Blenman, R., Bradley, L., Davidson, G., Farara, A., Freaney, J., Greer, K., McCready, K., McKee, L., Mulholland, A., Webb, P, White, C., Yap, J., Breedvelt, J.(2019). Empowering people through physical activity. Belfast, London: Mental Health Foundation, Belfast: Praxis Care, Belfast: Queen’s University of Belfast.

Bradley L., Davidson, G., McCartin, C., Webb, P. (2020) Empowering People through Physical Activity In Public Health Agency, Health and Social Care Board, Building a Research Community to Implement Change: Growing the Evidence Base to Measure Impact: The Application of Diverse Methodological Approaches, 7th Annual Social Work and Social Care in Practice Conference, Belfast Castle, Belfast, UK, 11th March 2020.

McCartan  CJ, Yap  J, Firth  J, Stubbs  B, Tully  MA, Best  P, Webb  P, White  C, Gilbody  S, Churchill  R, Breedvelt  JJF, Davidson  G. Factors that influence participation in physical activity for anxiety or depression: a synthesis of qualitative evidence. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2020, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD013547. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013547.

McCartan  CJ, Yap  J, Firth  J, Stubbs  B, Tully  MA, Best  P, Webb  P, White  C, Gilbody  S, Churchill  R, Breedvelt  JJF, Davidson  G. Factors that influence participation in physical activity for people with bipolar disorder: a synthesis of qualitative evidence. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2020, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD013557. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013557

Montgomery, L., Davidson, G., Kelly, B., McKendry, L., Newton, L., Webb, P., Wood, L., (2020) Identifying the Best Approaches for People with a Learning Disability to Influence Adult Safeguarding and Associated Policy and Legislation. Queen’s University, Belfast. Association for Real Change, NI, Compass Advocacy Network and Praxis Care.

Webb, P., Davidson, G., Edge, R., Falls, D., Keenan, F., Kelly, B., McLaughlin, A., Montgomery, L., Mulvenna, C., Norris, B., Owens, B., Shea Irvine, R. (2020) Service users’ experiences and views of support for decision making. Health Soc Care Community. 2020; 00:1-10. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12961

Webb, P., Davidson, G., Edge, R., Falls, D., Keenan, F., Kelly, B., McLaughlin, A., Montgomery, L., Mulvenna, C., Norris, B., Owens, A., & Irvine, R. S. Key components of supporting and assessing decision making ability. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 72, C, 101613

Yap, J., McCartan, C.,  Davidson, G., White, C., Bradley, L., Webb, P., Badham, J., Breslin, G. & Best, P. (2020) An exercise intervention for people with serious mental illness: findings from a qualitative data analysis using participatory theme elicitation, Health Expectations, 00: 1 – 15.

Bunting, G., McIlvenny, L., Webb, P. (2021) Managing mental health & well being in the workplace: assessment of a well being intervention. In Public Health Agency, Health and Social Care Board, Building a Research Community ‘Ongoing learning: human, digital and organisational’, 8th Annual Social Work and Social Care in Practice Conference, Virtual, 10th March 2021.

Bradley, L., Davidson, G., McCartan, C., Webb, P. (2021) Empowering people through physical activity. Presentation given to Mental Health Special Interest Group In 10th European Conference for Social Work Research (ECSWR), University of Bucharest, Virtual Conference, 5th May 2021.

Webb, P. (2021) Quantitative research: reproducibility and replication: a guide for social work researchers. In 10th European Conference for Social Work Research (ECSWR), University of Bucharest, Virtual Conference, 6th May 2021.

Johnston, A., Davidson, G., Webb, P, McCartin, N., McAllister, K., Broughton, R, Sutherland, D., Kennedy, C. (2021) Physical design of supported accommodation for people with mental ill health and intellectual disabilities: a scoping review. In Architecture, Media, Politics and Society (AMPs) Conference: Environments by Design, Syracuse University, Northumbria University, Italian Society for the Study of Health, Chalmers University of Technology, Virtual Conference, December 1st – 3rd 2021

Montgomery, L., Davidson, G., Kelly, B., McKendry, L., Newton, L.-A., Webb, P. and Wood, L. (2021), Getting our voice heard: empowering people with a learning disability to influence adult safeguarding policy, The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 23 No. 6, pp. 384-396. https://doi.org/10.1108/JAP-07-2021-0023

Kelly, B., Webb, P., Davidson, G., Pinkerton, J., McShane, T. (2022) Raising the profile of care leavers with mental health and/or intellectual disabilities: A contribution from Northern Ireland, Children and Youth Services Review, Volume 136, 106434

McCartin, C., Davidson, G., Webb, P. (2022) Exploring the benefits of green and blue spaces for wellbeing in mental health social work. In Enhancing and sustaining social inclusion through social work research, 11th European Conference for Social Work Research, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, 8th April 2022.

Blair, C., McCartan, C., Patton, S (2022) Participatory methods in pedagogical design: stakeholders’ experiences in co-creating and co-delivering ‘getting involved in research’.  In enhancing and sustaining social inclusion through social work research 11th European Conference for Social Work Research, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, 7th April 2022.

Blair, C., Best, P., Burns, P. et al. ‘Getting involved in research’: a co-created, co-delivered and co-analysed course for those with lived experience of health and social care services. Res Involv Engagem 8, 20 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-022-00353-x

Johnston, A., McCartan, C., Davidson, G., Webb, P. (2022) A rapid review of the international evidence on the most effective approaches to staff recruitment, development and retention in social care. Belfast: Praxis Care and Queen’s University Belfast.

Johnston, A., Davidson, G., Webb, P., McCartan, N., McAllister, K., Broughton, R., Sutherland, D., Kennedy, C. Physical design of supported accommodation for people with mental health problems and intellectual disabilities: a scoping review. Environments by Design – Health, Wellbeing and Place: AMPS Proceedings Series 26.1 Virtual Conference, 1 – 3 December 2021, pp 90 – 99.

Montgomery, L., Kelly, B., Campbell, U. et al. ‘Getting our voices heard in research: a review of peer researcher’s roles and experiences on a qualitative study of adult safeguarding policy. Res Involv Engagem 8, 64 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-022-00403-4

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