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Profile: Dr Geraldine Boyle

Dr Geraldine Boyle

The Open University, Department of Nursing

Professional biography

Geraldine is a Senior Lecturer (Health) in the School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care. She is a member of the National Mental Capacity Forum and also a member of an NHS Research Ethics Committee and was previously an Associate Editor for the journal: Health and Social Care in the Community.

Her research interests include: young carers’ wellbeing; gender, care and caring; the lived experiences of people with dementia; mental capacity law and human rights and care. She recently completed qualitative research on the wellbeing of young adult carers. Her previous research explored decision-making by people with dementia and their spouses and best interests decision-making by professionals in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act.

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Dr Geraldine Boyle's Research & Publications

Geraldine Boyle (2017-10-03) Revealing gendered identity and agency in dementia, In Health and Social Care in the Community 6(25)

Geraldine Boyle and Lorna Warren (2015) Showing how they feel: the emotional reflexivity of people with dementia, In Families, Relationships and Societies 1(6)

Val Williams et al. (2014-01) Best interests decisions: professional practices in health and social care, In Health and Social Care in the Community 1(22)

Geraldine Boyle (2014) Recognising the agency of people with dementia., In Disability and Society 7(29)

Geraldine Boyle (2013-03) Still a woman’s job: the division of housework in couples living with dementia., In Families, Relationships and Societies 1(2)

Geraldine Boyle (2013) Facilitating decision-making by people with dementia: is spousal support gendered?, In Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law 2(35)

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