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Dr Lesley Jones

Nurse Lecturer

Biography

I am a mental health nurse with over 30 years NHS experience. My last clinical post was as a Advanced Practitioner in Dementia Care. In October 2019 I took up post as the Nurse Lecturer for the Nursing Associate programme. I was awarded my PhD in 2019; my research focused on exploring the concept of complexity in dementia.

Teaching

Dementia (complexity, co-morbidity, behaviours that challange), end of life care, medicines management

Research Interests

  • Qualitative
  • Interpretive description
  • Dementia

Qualifications and Memberships

NMC No: 85Y3500E

Publications

Keady, J., Jones, L., Ward, R., Koch, S., Swarbrick, C., Hellstrom, I., Davies-Quarrell, V. and Williams, S. (2012). Introducing the `Bio-Psycho-Social-Physical' Model of Dementia through a Collective Case Study Design. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Keady, J and Jones, L. (2010). Investigating the causes of behaviours that challenge in dementia. Nursing Older People, 22 (9), 25-29. Baker, J., Keady, J., Hardman, P., Kay, J., Jones, L. and Jolley, D. (2010). Psychotropic PRN use amongst older people's inpatient mental health services. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 17(17), 463-468 Baker, J.A., Keady, J., Hardman, P., Kay, J., Jones, L. and Jolley, D. (2010). Medicine use in older people's inpatient mental health services. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 17(3), 280-285. Book Chapter - Jones, L and Drummond G (2016) Life Story Work the Benefits for Staff in Kaiser P & Eley R (Eds) Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People. A Practical Introduction to Life Story Work in Dementia Care. Jessica Kingsley.

Postgraduate research

Dementia