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Rebecca Abey-Nesbit

Rebecca AbeyResearcher/Analyst

BA(Hons), MSc

Email: rebecca.abey@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

Rebecca is a statistician with the team.

She is also currently a PhD candidate. Her PhD research will include the application of statistical methods to the InterRAI-HC dataset to determine the risk factors for hip fracture for those aged 65 and older.

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Publications

Jamieson, H., Abey-Nesbit, R., Bergler, U., Keeling, S., Schluter, P. J., Scrase, R., & Lacey, C. (2019). Evaluating the influence of social factors on aged residential care admission in a national home care assessment database of older adults. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.02.005

Abey-Nesbit, R., Schluter, P. J., Wilkinson, T., Thwaites, J. H., Berry, S. D., & Jamieson, H. A. (2019). Risk factors for hip fracture in New Zealand older adults seeking home care services: A national population cross-sectional study. BMC Geriatrics, 19, 93. doi: 10.1186/s12877-019-1107-1

Jamieson, H. A., Nishtala, P. S., Scrase, R., Deely, J. M., Abey-Nesbit, R., Hilmer, S. N., … Lacey, C. J., & Schluter, P. (2018). Drug burden index and its association with hip fracture among older adults: A national population-based study. Journals of Gerontology Series A. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/gerona/gly176

Burn, R., Hubbard, R. E., Scrase, R. J., Abey-Nesbit, R. K., Peel, N. M., Schluter, P. J., & Jamieson, H. A. (2018). A frailty index derived from a standardized comprehensive geriatric assessment predicts mortality and aged residential care admission. BMC Geriatrics, 18, 319. doi: 10.1186/s12877-018-1016-8

Jamieson, H. A., Nishtala, P. S., Scrase, R., Deely, J. M., Abey-Nesbit, R., Connolly, M. J., … Schluter, P. J. (2018). Drug burden and its association with falls among older adults in New Zealand: A national population cross-sectional study. Drugs & Aging, 35(1), 73-81. doi: 10.1007/s40266-017-0511-5

Journal - Research Article

Jamieson, H., Abey-Nesbit, R., Bergler, U., Keeling, S., Schluter, P. J., Scrase, R., & Lacey, C. (2019). Evaluating the influence of social factors on aged residential care admission in a national home care assessment database of older adults. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.02.005

Abey-Nesbit, R., Schluter, P. J., Wilkinson, T., Thwaites, J. H., Berry, S. D., & Jamieson, H. A. (2019). Risk factors for hip fracture in New Zealand older adults seeking home care services: A national population cross-sectional study. BMC Geriatrics, 19, 93. doi: 10.1186/s12877-019-1107-1

Jamieson, H. A., Nishtala, P. S., Scrase, R., Deely, J. M., Abey-Nesbit, R., Hilmer, S. N., … Lacey, C. J., & Schluter, P. (2018). Drug burden index and its association with hip fracture among older adults: A national population-based study. Journals of Gerontology Series A. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/gerona/gly176

Jamieson, H. A., Nishtala, P. S., Scrase, R., Deely, J. M., Abey-Nesbit, R., Connolly, M. J., … Schluter, P. J. (2018). Drug burden and its association with falls among older adults in New Zealand: A national population cross-sectional study. Drugs & Aging, 35(1), 73-81. doi: 10.1007/s40266-017-0511-5

Burn, R., Hubbard, R. E., Scrase, R. J., Abey-Nesbit, R. K., Peel, N. M., Schluter, P. J., & Jamieson, H. A. (2018). A frailty index derived from a standardized comprehensive geriatric assessment predicts mortality and aged residential care admission. BMC Geriatrics, 18, 319. doi: 10.1186/s12877-018-1016-8

Jamieson, H. A., Gibson, H. M., Abey-Nesbit, R., Ahuriri-Driscoll, A., Keeling, S., & Schluter, P. J. (2018). Profile of ethnicity, living arrangements and loneliness amongst older adults in Aotearoa New Zealand: A national cross-sectional study. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 37(1), 68-73. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12496

Jamieson, H. A., Schluter, P. J., Pyun, J., Arnold, T., Scrase, R., Nisbet-Abey, R., Mor, V., Deely, J. M., & Gray, L. (2017). Fecal incontinence is associated with mortality among older adults with complex needs: An observational cohort study. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 112, 1431-1437. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2017.200

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Jamieson, H., Bergler, U., Abey-Nesbit, R., Schluter, P., & Scrase, R. (2018). The influence of social factors on admission to aged residential care facilities in New Zealand. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 37(Suppl. 2), (pp. 44). doi: 10.1111/ajag.12550

Scrase, R., Nishtala, P., Abey, R., David, T., Hilmer, S., Abernethy, D., … Schluter, P. (2017). The Drug Burden Index and its association with falls among older adults. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 36(Suppl. 2), (pp. 37-38). doi: 10.1111/ajag.12419

Scrase, R., Abey, R., Deely, J., Schluter, P., Keeling, S., & Gibson, H. (2017). Evaluating the influence of social factors on residential care admission in a national homecare assessment database of older people. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 36(Suppl. 2), (pp. 37). doi: 10.1111/ajag.12419

Scrase, R., Chen, M., Brown, J., & Abey, R. (2017). Medication management as a predictor for Aged Residential Care admission in community dwelling older adults without cognitive impairment. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 36(Suppl. 2), (pp. 37). doi: 10.1111/ajag.12419

Jamieson, H., Scrase, R., Burns, R., Abey, R., Hubbard, R., & Schluter, P. (2017). Frailty in home based older adults in New Zealand. Proceedings of the Inaugural Global Acute Care Excellence Forum. (pp. 65). Retrieved from http://event.icebergevents.com.au/ace-forum2017

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Keeling, S., Abey, R., Keelan, K., & Macfarlane, J. (2016, September). Developing research capabilities. Workshop presentation at the New Zealand Association of Gerontology Conference: Making Active Ageing a Reality, Wellington, New Zealand.

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