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Qualifications

RMN; RNT; Dip. Mental Health Nursing (Wales); BSc (hons); PgCEd; MSc Care of the Older Person

About

Main teaching areas: Health and Social Care Management, Dementia Studies and Mental Health.

Module leader for:
Communities and Society – Level 5
Professional Development in Health and Social Care – level 5
Contemporary Issues in Health and Social Care – level 5
Professional Development in Health and Social Care – level 6
Train the Trainer – level 6
Module leader – ‘Mental Health First Aid’ and ‘Living in Dementia Supportive Communities’.
Course leader – Certificate in Higher Education Dementia Studies.
Mental Health Module – MSc Chiropractor award

Experience

Senior Lecturer 2015 – present
Lecturer 2015 – 2017
Hourly paid Lecturer 2014 – 2016
Royal College of Nursing (ABMU LHB) Steward 2004 – 2017
Older Persons Mental Health Nurse – ABMU LHB
Older Persons Mental Health Nurse – Powys tLHB
Professional Officer – Royal College of Nursing
Human Resources Officer – Powys Teaching Local Health Board

Publications

Richardson, M., Jones, O., Wallace, C., Williams, S. (2017) Universities and third sector working in partnership to co-deliver accredited, community mental health training. Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning, Volume 19, Number 1, pp. 77-94(18)

Conferences

The Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) and The Community Research and Engagement Network seminar and discussion series (2017) Gwent Archives – Discussion chair.

Jones, O., Richardson, M. & Williams, S. (2016) Universities and third sector working in partnership to co-deliver accredited, community mental health training. Universities Association of Lifelong Learning. Oxford.

Richardson, M, & Jones, O. (2016) Accreditation, widening participation and community engagement – a new research focus for the Mental Health First Aid (Wales) and its trainers. Mental Health First Aid conference, Llandrindod Wells.

Awards – The Universities Association for Lifelong Learning Awards (UALL) 2017. Accrediting the Mental Health First Aid (Wales) – innovations in lifelong learning. https://www.uall.ac.uk/uall-awards-2017

Memberships

Royal College of Nursing
Fellow Higher Education Academy
Nurse Midwifery Council
Higher Education Dementia Network (HEDN)

External

Mental Health Reviewer – Health Care Inspectorate Wales 2014 – 2017
Royal College of Nursing Wales – Welsh Board Member
Training in MIND – Board member

Consultancy

Honorary Nurse Consultant – ABMU LHB

Areas of Expertise

Care of the older person
Dementia Care
Mental Health & Widening Participation

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