A list of the latest publications that the Director has been working on. 

BENBOW SM, Eost-Telling C & Kingston P.

A narrative review of literature on the use of health and social care by older trans adults: what can United Kingdom services learn?

Ageing & Society (2021), 1–22. Doi:10.1017/S0144686X21000039. Link to the journal website here and download a pre-publication version below. 

Another publication on this topic is:

BENBOW SM & Kingston P. Seeing people as people: Final report of the Trans Age Project 11 October 2018. This work was commissioned by Age UK Cheshire and funded by Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Equality and Diversity Fund. Please see page 41 of the Report for a list of project supporters. The final report can be downloaded below:

Clark M, Jolley D, BENBOW SM, Greaves N & Greaves I.

Exploring the scope for Normalisation Process Theory to help evaluate and understand the processes involved when scaling up integrated models of care: a case study of the scaling up of the Gnosall memory service.

Journal of Integrated Care (2021) 29 (1): 3-21. See and link to journal website here.

Other publications about Gnosall primary care memory clinic:

Greaves I, Greaves N, Walker E, Greening L, BENBOW SM & Jolley D. Gnosall Primary Care Memory Clinic: Eldercare Facilitator role description and development. Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice (2015) 14 (4): 389-408. Download a pre-publication version below:

Greaves I & BENBOW SM. Care of People with Dementia in the Community. Chapter 15, pp 301-314, in The Handbook of Dementia (2nd edition), eds N Kar, D Jolley, B Misra. PARAS, Hyderabad, 2011

BENBOW SM, Jolley D, Greaves I, Walker E. Closing the diagnosis gap and improving care: the Primary Care Memory Clinic. Progress in Neurology & Psychiatry (2013) 17 (6): 27-30. Download a pre-publication version below:

BENBOW SM, Bhattacharyya S & Kingston P.

Older adults and violence: An analysis of domestic homicide reviews in England involving adults over 60 years of age.

Ageing & Society (2019) 39: 1097-1121. Doi: 10.1017/S0144686X17001386 access a read-only copy here. A pre-publication version of this paper can be downloaded below:

Other related publications:

BENBOW SM, Bhattacharyya S & Kingston P. What’s in a name? Family violence involving older adults. The Journal of Adult Protection (2018) 20 (5/6): 187-192, Download a pre-publication version below.

BENBOW SM & Kingston P. Spontaneous concerns about risk and abuse reported by people with dementia and their carers. Journal of Adult Protection (2017) 19 (2): 92-99. Doi: 10.1108/JAP-12-2016-0030. Download a pre-publication version below:

BENBOW SM & Bhattacharyya S

Older People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing. Briefing paper 3 in Growing older in the UK: A series of expert-authored briefing papers on aging and health, BMA, 2016. Available online here.


A Personal Perspective from the UK: ageing and psychiatrists.

Australasian Psychiatry (2016) 24(2): 131–133. Download a pre-publication version below:

Other personal perspective-type publications:

BENBOW SM. Old Age Psychiatry or Psychotherapy: both-and. Old Age Psychiatrist (2016) 64:42-44. Available online here.

BENBOW SM. Sailing into the wind. Old Age Psychiatrist (2011) 53, 4-5. Read this article here.

Bhattacharyya S & BENBOW SM

Assistive technologies and the carers of people with dementia: empowerment and connection. International Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare (2016) 5(1): 45-59. Available online here – scroll down to Article 4.

BENBOW SM & Sharman V

Review of family therapy and dementia: twenty-five years on. International Psychogeriatrics (2014) 26 (12): 2037-50. Publication is the copyright of Cambridge University Press. Click here to link to the abstract at International Psychogeriatrics online, and download a pre-publication version of the paper below:

Other family therapy and related publications

BENBOW SM & Sharman V. Thoughts on supervision – from the Aspens Committee. Context (2015) 138: 56. Link to a pre-publication version below:

BENBOW SM & Sharman V. ASPENS Noticeboard: the business of therapy. Context (2014) 133 (June) 46. Download a pre-publication version below:

BENBOW SM. Aspens Noticeboard. Context (2013) 129 (October) 42-­43. Download a pre-publication below:

BENBOW SM & Goodwillie G. Think family: systemic therapy in later life.Chapter 6, pp. 91-106, in Casebook of Clinical Geropsychology: International Perspectives on Practice, eds. Pachana NA, Laidlaw K & Knight BG. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2010. See the book here.

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