Ms Melanie ChapmanHonorary Research Fellow, RIHSC, MMU

Specialist Areas


Learning disability research
Partnership research

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

Chapman, M., Hare, D., Caton, S., Donalds, D., McInnes, E. and Mitchell, D. (2013) "The Use of Mindfulness with People with Intellectual Disabilities: a Systematic Review and Narrative Analysis", Mindfulness (Currently Online First article)

Chapman M & Mitchell D. (published online, 2012) "Mindfully Valuing People Now: An evaluation of Introduction to Mindfulness workshops for people with intellectual disabilities", Mindfulness

Caton S., Chadwick D., Chapman M., Mitchell D., Stansfield J. and Turnbull S. 2012. "Healthy Lifestyles for Adults with Intellectual Disability: Knowledge, Barriers and Facilitators." Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability - accepted

Chapman M, Iddon P, Atkinson K, Brodie C, Mitchell D, Parvin G, Willis S (2011) "The misdiagnosis of epilepsy in people with intellectual disabilities: a systematic review", Seizure, 20, 2, 101-106

Backer C, Chapman M, Mitchell D, (2009) "Access to secondary healthcare for people with intellectual disabilities: a review of the literature", Journal of Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22, 6, 514-525

Chapman M., Cookney J., Kaplan I., Regan B. 2007. "We're All Going on a Summer Holiday" Learning Disability Practice, vol.10 no.10, pp.12-16
issn: 1465-8712

Chapman M., Burton M., Hunt V., Reeves D. 2006. "Implementation of Goal Attainment Scaling in Community Intellectual Disability Services" Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, vol.3 no.2, pp.119-128
issn: 1741-1130 doi: 10.1111/j.1741-1130.2006.00063.x

Chapman M., Gledhill P., Burton M., Jones P., Soni S. 2006. "The use of psychotropic medication with adults with learning disabilities: survey findings and implications for services" British Journal of Learning Disabilities, vol.34, pp.28-35
issn: 1468-3156 doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3156.2005.00334.x

Chadwick D.D., Craven M., Chapman M. 2005. "Fighting fit? An evaluation of health practitioner input to improve healthy living and reduce obesity for adults with learning disabilities" Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, vol.9 no.2, pp.131-144
issn: 1744-6295 doi: 10.1177/1744629505053926

Chapman M., Craven M., Chadwick D.D. 2005. "An Evaluation of Health Practitioner Input to Improve Healthy Living and Reduce Obesity for Adults with Learning Disabilities" Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, vol.9 no.2, pp.131-144
issn: 1744-6295 doi: 10.1177/1744629505053926

Burton M., Chapman M. 2004. "Problems of Evidence Based Practice in Community Health and Social Services" Journal of Learning Disabilities, vol.8 no.1, pp.56-70
issn: 1469-0047 doi: 10.1177/1469004704041705

Burton M., Chapman M. 2004. "Problems of Evidence Based Practice in Community Health and Social Services" Journal of Learning Disabilities, vol.8 no.1, pp.56-70
issn: 1469-0047 doi: 10.1177/1469004704041705

Hare D.J., Chapman M., Fraser J., Gore S., Burton M. 2003. "The prevalence of autistic spectrum disorders in people using a community learning disabilities service" Journal of Learning Disabilities, vol.7 no.3, pp.267-281
issn: 1469-0047 doi: 10.1177/14690047030073006

Conference Presentations

Stansfield J., Chadwick D., Mitchell D., Caton S., Chapman M. and Turnbull S. 2012. "Self-image and interdependence: how older people with intellectual disabilities see themselves." - accepted for: IASSID Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Chapman M. 2007. "Poster: Long Term Outcomes of Resettlement for Learning Disabled Adults" at: 7th Seattle Club Conference on Research in Intellectual Disabilities. Glasgow, UK.

Danquah A., Limb K., Chapman M. 2007. "An investigation of factors predictive of continued self-injurious behaviour in an intellectual disability service" at: 7th Seattle Club Conference on Research in Intellectual Disabilities. Glasgow, UK.

Hare D., Chapman M., Schultz J. 2007. "Poster: Investigating the relationship between self-injurious behaviour and repetitive behaviour in people with learning disabilities" at: 7th Seattle Club Conference on Research in Intellectual Disabilities. Glasgow, UK.

Backer C., Chapman M. 2007. "Access to secondary healthcare for people who are learning disabled" at: Learning Disability Today. Manchester, UK.

Chapman M., Chadwick D.D. 2007. "Access to Dental Care for Adults with Learning Disabilities" at: MMU Research Institute for Health & Social Change 2007 Annual Conference, Health and Social Change: Challenges and Controversy. Manchester, UK.

Chapman M., Chadwick D.D. 2007. "Access to Dental Care for Adults with Learning Disabilities" at: Learning Disability Today. Manchester, UK.

Price J., Chapman M., Barber A. 2007. "The Screening of urinary tract infections amongst adults who are learning disabled" at: 25th Annual Learning Disability Nurses' Conference - 'Could it Happen Here? Inclusion, Protection and Regulation', University of Bath. Bath, UK.

Chadwick D.D., Chapman M., Davies G., Starling S. 2006. "Poster presentation: Access to health care for adults with intellectual disabilities" at: Seattle Club Conference. Kendal, UK.

Schultz J., Hare D., Chapman M. 2006. "Poster: Investigating the relationship between self-injurious behaviour and sensory dysfunction in people with intellectual disabilities" at: Seattle Club Conference. Kendall, UK.

Boxall K., Wheldon A., Seddon A., Whittell B., Cookney J., Chapman M. 2006. "Partnership research - researchers with and without learning difficulties working together" at: INVOLVE 5th National Conference 'People in Research'. Hatfield, UK.

Chadwick D.D., Davies G., Chapman M., Cunningham D., Starling S. 2006. "Access to Dental Care for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities" at: 'Bridging Research, Policy and Practice', 2nd International Congress of IASSID-Europe. Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Craven M., Chapman M. 2005. "Understanding Change: Healthy Living" at: North West Collaborative Group workshop, MMU. Manchester, UK.

Chapman M., Cookney J., Kaplan I., Regan B. 2005. "We┬┐re all going on a summer holiday, Partnership Research" at: Negotiating User Involvement in Research Design. Manchester, UK.

Chapman M., Price J., Barber A. 2005. "Continence, Continence & continence care: What have you been doing to improve continence services for people with learning disabilities?" at: Promocon. Manchester, UK.

Chapman M., Flood J. 2005. "Better for us, Better for you: Improving Access seminar" at: Learning Disability Today. Manchester, UK.

Chapman M., Limb K., Greenwood K. 2004. "Poster: Psychology and Behavioural Support: Outcome measurement in adult intellectual disability services" at: 4th Seattle Club Meeting. Cambridge, UK.

Chapman M. 2004. "Poster Presentation: Working it Out - Coping with Mental Health Problems whilst employed" at: People at the heart of research, INVOLVE National Conference. Nottingham, UK.

Price J., Chapman M. 2003. "Opening the Floodgates: Highlighting inequalities in continence care for learning disabled people" at: RCN Continence in 'The European Year of Disabled People' Conference. Telford, Shropshire, UK.

Chapman M. 2002. "Poster Presentation: Think Quality - researching learning disabled consumer involvement in service development" at: Consumers in NHS Research Third National Conference: Making a Difference. Harrogate, UK.

Kilbane J., Chapman M. 2001. "Collaboration and a consumer involvement project, Broadening the Boundaries of Learning Disability Research" at: North West Collaborative Learning Disability Research Group. Manchester, UK.

Internet Publications

Caton S.J., Starling S., Burton M., Azmi S., Chapman M. 2007. "Responsive Services for People with Learning Disabilities from Minority Ethnic Communities" British Journal of Learning Disabilities. url: http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1468-3156.2007.00454.x
issn: 1468-3156 doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3156.2007.00454.x

Caton S.J., Starling S., Burton M., Azmi S., Chapman M. 2004. "Responsive Services for Learning Disabled People from Minority Ethnic Communities" Manchester Metropolitan University. url: http://homepages.phonecoop.coop/markburton/Digest8.pdf
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Research Reports

Burton M., Chapman M., Hunt V., Reeves D. 2001. "Evaluation of Goal attainment Scaling as a methodology for assessing outcomes for people served by community learning disability services" for

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Email: melanie.chapman@manchester.gov.uk