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Research project

Underserved and Overlooked: Investigating the management of refusal of care in people with dementia admitted to hospital with an acute condition

  • Lead researcher:
  • Research funder:
    National Institute of Health and Care Research
  • Status:
    Not active

Project overview

This ethnographic study led by University of Cardiff investigated refusal and resistance to food, drink and medicines by people with dementia admitted to an acute hospital with a co-morbid condition.


Lead researcher

Professor Jackie Bridges PhD MSN BN(Hons) PGCert RN

Prof of Older People's Care

Research interests

  • Older people’s care and support
  • Professional work and workforce development
  • Organisational behaviour

Research outputs

Katie Featherstone,
Andy Northcott,
, 2019 , International Journal of Nursing Studies , 96 , 53--60
Type: article
Katie Featherstone,
Andy Northcott,
Jane Harden,
Karen Harrison Dening,
Rosie Tope,
Sue Bale,
, 2019 , Health Services and Delivery Research , 7 (11) , 1--92
Type: article
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