researcher

Ana Barbosa

Dementia Care Trainer

RoleDementia Care Trainer
Faculty/Dept/SchoolFaculty of Health Studies / Centre for Applied Dementia Studies
EmailA.Barbosa@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone+441274236668

Biography

Ana joined the Centre for Applied Dementia Studies in September 2015 where she currently work as a lecturer/dementia care consultant and trainer. Ana is a module leader for the MSc in Advanced Dementia Studies and also design and deliver face to face and cascade training to health and social care organisations throughout the UK. She has a degree in Gerontology and completed her PhD in Gerontology and Geriatrics in 2016 in Portugal. Her research interests are focused on person-centred dementia care and ways to support the well-being of formal caregivers. 

Research

person-centred care
care homes
carers' wellbeing 
training
psychosocial interventions

Professional activities

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Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleDementia Care Mapping in long-term care settings: A systematic review of the evidence (2017)
AuthorsBarbosa A.;Lord K.;Blighe A.;Mountain G.
JournalInternational Psychogeriatrics
DOI10.1017/S1041610217001028
 
TitleImplementing a psycho-educational intervention for care assistants working with people with dementia in aged-care facilities: facilitators and barriers (2017)
AuthorsBarbosa, Ana; Nolan, M.; Sousa, L.; Figueiredo, D.
 
TitlePerson-centredness in direct care workers caring for residents with dementia: effects of a psycho-educational intervention (2017)
AuthorsBarbosa, Ana; Nolan, M.; Sousa, L.; Figueiredo, D.
 
TitleEffects of a psycho-educational intervention on direct care workers' communicative behaviors with residents with dementia. (2016)
AuthorsBarbosa A;Marques A;Sousa L;Nolan M;Figueiredo D;
JournalJournal of Health Communication
DOI10.1080/10410236.2014.965382
 
TitleEffects of a psychoeducational intervention for direct care workers caring for people with dementia: results from a 6-month follow-up study (2016)
AuthorsBarbosa, Ana; Nolan, M.; Sousa, L.; Marques, A.; Figueiredo, D.
 
TitleSupporting direct care workers in dementia care: effects of a psycho-educational intervention (2015)
AuthorsBarbosa, Ana; Nolan, M.; Sousa, I.; Figueiredo, D.
 
TitleEffects of person-centered care approaches to dementia care on staff: a systematic review (2015)
AuthorsBarbosa, Ana; Sousa, L.; Nolan, M.; Figueiredo, D.
 
TitleMaking sense(s) in dementia: a multisensory and motor-based group activity program. (2013)
AuthorsCruz J;Marques A;Barbosa A;Figueiredo D;Sousa LX;
JournalAmerican Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias
DOI10.1177/1533317512473194
 
TitleCoping with the caregiving role: differences between primary and secondary caregivers of dependent elderly people. (2011)
AuthorsBarbosa A;Figueiredo D;Sousa L;Demain S;
JournalAging and Mental Health
DOI10.1080/13607863.2010.543660
 
TitleEffects of a motor and multisensory-based approach on residents with moderate-to-severe dementia. (2011)
AuthorsCruz J;Marques A;Barbosa AL;Figueiredo D;Sousa L;
JournalAmerican Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias
DOI10.1177/1533317511411177