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Professor Iain Carpenter

Emeritus Professor



Formerly a Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine and academic, Iain Carpenter is now Emeritus Professor at the University of Kent and Associate Director, Royal College of Physicians London Health Informatics Unit.

His current research interests concern the use of standardised assessment for care delivery, performance monitoring and research in hospital, community and long term care services for older people.

At the Royal College of Physicians he works on achieving professional consensus on medical records and standards for electronics health records.

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Onder, G., Carpenter, G. I., Finne-Soveri, H., Ginden, J., Henrard, J. C., Frijters, D., Topinkova, E., Nikolaus, T., Tosato, M., Landi, F. and others. (2012) 'Assessment of nursing home residents in Europe: the Services and Health for Elderly in Long TERm care (Shelter) study', Bmc Health Services Research. Biomed Central Ltd. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-5.
Morrissey, Y., Coxon, K. and Carpenter, G. I. (2012) 'Recuperative Care: an example of partnership care which works for patients', Journal of Integrated Care. Pavilion, pp. 379-393. doi: 10.1108/14769011211285183.
Huang, Y. and Carpenter, G. I. (2011) 'Identifying elderly depression using the Depression Rating Scale as part of comprehensive standardised care assessment in nursing homes', Aging and Mental Health. Taylor & Francis, pp. 1045-1051. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2011.583626.
Davies, M. and Carpenter, G. I. (2010) 'Doing it by more than the numbers', Health Service Journal. Emap Health Care, pp. 16-17.
Carpenter, G. I., Bridgelal Ram, M. and Williams, J. (2009) 'Standardising medical records: improving patient care and informing the evidence base', Clinical Evidence. British Medical Journal, pp. 1-4.
Stosz, L. and Carpenter, G. I. (2009) 'The use of an assessment tool in care homes', Nursing Older People. RCN Publishing Company, pp. 24-25. doi: 10.7748/nop.21.1.24.s29.
Carpenter, G. I. (2008) 'Setting a good example', Nursing Older People. RCN Publishing Company, pp. 9-9. Available at: http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=4&hid=19&sid=015f5ab2-2fb2-4767-a252-d6968501d31d%40sessionmgr12.
Soldato, M., Liperoti, R., Landi, F., Carpenter, G. I., Bernabei, R. and Onder, G. (2008) 'Patient depression and caregiver attitudes: Results from the AgeD in HOme care study', Journal of Affective Disorders. Science Direct, pp. 107-115. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2007.05.029.
Bos, J. T., Frijters, D., Wagner, C., Carpenter, G. I., Finne-Soveri, H., Topinkova, E., Garms-Homolova, V., Henrard, J. C., Jonsson, P. V., Sorbye, L. and others. (2007) 'Variations in quality of Home Care between sites across Europe, as measured by Home Care Quality Indicators', Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. Editrice Kurtis SRL, pp. 323-329. doi: 10.1007/BF03324709.
Carpenter, G. I., Bridgelal Ram, M., Croft, G. and Williams, J. (2007) 'Medical records and record-keeping standards', Clinical Medicine, pp. 328-331. doi: 10.7861/clinmedicine.7-4-328.
Soldato, M., Liperoti, R., Landi, F., Finne-Soveri, H., Carpenter, G. I., Fialova, D., Bernabei, R. and Onder, G. (2007) 'Non malignant daily pain and risk of disability among older adults in home care in Europe', Pain. Elsevier, pp. 304-310. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2006.10.016.
Landi, F., Onder, G., Carpenter, G. I., Cesari, M., Soldato, M. and Bernabei, R. (2007) 'Physical activity prevented functional decline among frail community-living elderly subjects in an international observational study', Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. Pergamon-Elsevier Science, pp. 518-524. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2006.09.010.
Onder, G., Liperoti, R., Soldato, M., Carpenter, G. I., Steel, R. K., Bernabei, R. and Landi, F. (2007) 'Case management and risk of nursing home admission for older adults in home care: Results of the AgeD in HOme Care Study', Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Blackwell Publishing, pp. 439-444. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01079.x.
Carpenter, G. I., Bobby, J., Kulinskaya, E. and Seymour, G. (2007) 'People admitted to hospital with physical disability have increased length of stay: implications for diagnosis related group re-imbursement in England', Age and Ageing. Oxford University Press, pp. 73-78. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afl148.
Bridgelal Ram, M. and Carpenter, G. I. (2007) 'Why it is essential to go on the records', Health Service Journal, pp. 26-27. Available at: http://www.hsj.co.uk/goodmanagement/record_keeping.html.
Henrard, J. C., Ankri, J., Frijters, D., Carpenter, G. I., Topinkova, E., Garms-Homolova, V., Finne-Soveri, H., Sorbye, L., Jonsson, P. V., Ljunggren, G. and others. (2006) 'Proposal of a service delivery integration index of home care for older persons: application in several European cities', International Journal of Integrated Care. Ubiquity Press. doi: 10.5334/ijic.159.
Carpenter, G. I. (2006) 'Accuracy, validity and reliability in assessment and in evaluation of services for older people: the role of the interRAI MDS assessment system', Age and Ageing. Oxford University Press, pp. 327-329. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afl038.
Hirdes, J. P., Dalby, D. M., Steel, R. K., Carpenter, G. I., Bernabei, R., Morris, J. N. and Fries, B. E. (2006) 'Predictors of Influenza Immunization among home care clients in Ontario', Canadian Journal of Public Health. Canadian Public Health Association, pp. 335-339. Available at: http://journal.cpha.ca/index.php/cjph/article/view/740/740.
Cooper, C., Katona, C., Finne-Soveri, H., Topinkova, E., Carpenter, G. I. and Livingston, G. (2006) 'Indicators of elder abuse: A crossnational comparison of psychiatric morbidity and other determinants in the Ad-HOC Study', American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. AMER PSYCHIATRIC PUBLISHING, INC, pp. 489-497. doi: 10.1097/01.JGP.0000192498.18316.b6.
Morrissey, Y., Bowman, C. and Carpenter, G. I. (2006) 'Assessment of patients in long-term care should be used to improve quality as well as allocate funds', Age and Ageing. Oxford University Press, pp. 212-214. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afj086.
Carpenter, G. I., Hastie, C. L., Morris, J. N., Fries, B. E. and Ankri, J. (2006) 'Measuring change in activities of daily living in nursing home residents with moderate to severe cognitive impairment', BMC Geriatrics. Biomed Central. doi: 10.1186/1471-2318-6-7.
Topinkova, E., Fialova, D., Carpenter, G. I. and Bernabei, R. (2006) 'Cross-national Comparison of Drug Compliance and Non-compliance Associated factors in the Elderly with Polypharmacotherapy', ?asopis Léka?? ?eských, pp. 726-732. Available at: http://www.clsjep.cz/Ukazclanek2.asp?clanek=23608&jazyk=1&cislo=1475.
Cooper, C., Carpenter, G. I., Katona, C., Schroll, M., Wagner, C., Fialova, D. and Livingston, G. (2005) 'The AdHOC study of older adults' adherence to medication in 11 countries', American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Amer Pschiatric Publishing, pp. 1067-1076. doi: 10.1097/00019442-200512000-00006.
Book sections
Hastie, C. L., Carpenter, G. I., Morris, J. N., Fries, B. and Ankri, J. (2008) 'Nursing Home Residents with Moderate to Severe Cognitive Impairment and Change in Their Physical Function', in Maladie D'Alzheimer et Declin Cognitif / Research and Practice in Alzheimer's Disease. Paris / New York: Serdi Publishing / Springer, pp. 116-120.
Research reports (external)
Stosz, L. and Carpenter, G. I. (2008) Developing the use of MDS/RAI reports for UK care homes. Joseph Rowntree Foundation. doi: 10.1332/174426408X338857.
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