DisDAT is constantly evolving and we welcome comments from users.
Manager of the Northumberland Physiotherapy Service (LD). Northgate Hospital, Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS TrustLynn.Gibson@ntw.nhs.uk
Macmillan Nurse for People with Learning Disabilities, Northgate Hospital, Northumberland Tyne&Wear NHS TrustDorothy.Matthews@ntw.nhs.uk
Consultant in Palliative Care Medicine, St. Oswald’s Hospice; Newcastle upon Tyne firstname.lastname@example.org
Regnard C, Matthews D, Gibson L, Clarke C, Watson B. Developing and validating a clinical tool to assess distress in people with profound communication problems. European Association for Palliative Care, 3rd Congress. The Hague, April 2003. [Poster]
Regnard C, Reynolds J, Watson B, Matthews D, Gibson L, Clarke C. Understanding distress in people with severe communication difficulties: developing and assessing the Disability Distress Assessment Tool (DisDAT). J Intellect Disability Res. 2007; 51(4): 277-292.
Regnard C. A pain tool for people with communication difficulties is no closer. Clinical Medicine. 2007; 7(1): 89-90. [Letter]
Gibson L, Mathews D, Regnard C. Distress may be hidden but it is never silent!Journal of the Association of Practitioners in Learning Disabilities, 2008, 24(1): 5-8.
Gibson L, Matthews D, Regnard C. Message received? Learning Disability Today. 2010; 10(8): 24-25.
Jordan A, Regnard C, O’Brien JT, Hughes JC. Pain and distress in advanced dementia: choosing the right tools for the job. Palliative Medicine, 2011; 26(7): 873–878