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Dr A. (Sally) M. Keeling

Sally Keeling

BA(hons) PhD(Otago)

Email sally.keeling@otago.ac.nz

Department of Medicine
University of Otago, Christchurch
The Princess Margaret Hospital
P.O.Box 800
Christchurch
New Zealand

Current Roles

  • Senior Lecturer
  • President, New Zealand Association of Gerontology, Canterbury Branch
  • 2007-2009, Director, New Zealand Institute for Research on Ageing, Victoria University of Wellington (http://www.victoria.ac.nz/nzira/)

Research Interests

  • Social context of ageing in NZ
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment
  • Service developments in Older Person’s Health
  • Medical anthropology
  • Anthropology of ageing
  • Public Policy and Ageing in New Zealand

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Publications

Lapsley, H., Hayman, K. J., Muru-Lanning, M. L., Moyes, S. A., Keeling, S., Edlin, R., & Kerse, N. (2019). Caregiving, ethnicity and gender in Māori and non-Māori New Zealanders of advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ Kaiāwhina (Love and Support) study. Australasian Journal on Ageing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12671

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

Lilley, R., Jaye, C., Davie, G., Keeling, S., Waters, D., & Egan, R. (2018). Age-related patterns in work-related injury claims from older New Zealanders, 2009–2013: Implications of injury for an aging workforce. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 110, 86-92. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2017.10.022

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

Lapsley, H., Kerse, N., Moyes, S. A., Keeling, S., Muru-Lanning, M. L., Wiles, J., & Jatrana, S. (2018). Do household living arrangements explain gender and ethnicity differences in receipt of support services? Findings from LiLACS NZ Māori and non-Māori advanced age cohorts. Ageing & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1017/S0144686X18001514

Authored Book - Research

Keeling, S., Glasgow, K., & Morris, C. (2008). Grandparents in rural families: Young people's perspectives [Blue Skies Report No 24/08]. Wellington, New Zealand: Families Commission, 53p. Retrieved from http://www.familiescommission.govt.nz/files/blue-skies-keely-glasgow-morris.pdf.pdf

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Chapter in Book - Research

Fine, M., & Keeling, S. (2010). Social policies for ageing societies: Australasian perspectives. In D. Dannefer & C. Phillipson (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of social gerontology. (pp. 525-539). London, UK: SAGE.

Keeling, S., & Davey, J. (2008). Working carers in New Zealand: Zones of care and contested boundaries. In A. Martin-Matthews & J. E. Phillips (Eds.), Aging and caring at the intersection of work and home life: Blurring the boundaries. (pp. 129-146). NY: Psychology Press.

Schofield, V., Davey, J. A., Keeling, S., & Parsons, M. (2006). Ageing in place. In J. Boston & J. A. Davey (Eds.), Implications of population ageing: Opportunities and risks. (pp. 275-306). Wellington, New Zealand: Institute of Policy Studies.

Keeling, S. (1998). Treasures on Earth: housing assets, public policy and older people in New Zealand. In I. R. Edgar & A. Russell (Eds.), The anthropology of welfare. (pp. 209-227). London: Routledge.

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Journal - Research Article

Lapsley, H., Hayman, K. J., Muru-Lanning, M. L., Moyes, S. A., Keeling, S., Edlin, R., & Kerse, N. (2019). Caregiving, ethnicity and gender in Māori and non-Māori New Zealanders of advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ Kaiāwhina (Love and Support) study. Australasian Journal on Ageing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12671

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

Lilley, R., Jaye, C., Davie, G., Keeling, S., Waters, D., & Egan, R. (2018). Age-related patterns in work-related injury claims from older New Zealanders, 2009–2013: Implications of injury for an aging workforce. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 110, 86-92. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2017.10.022

Lapsley, H., Kerse, N., Moyes, S. A., Keeling, S., Muru-Lanning, M. L., Wiles, J., & Jatrana, S. (2018). Do household living arrangements explain gender and ethnicity differences in receipt of support services? Findings from LiLACS NZ Māori and non-Māori advanced age cohorts. Ageing & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1017/S0144686X18001514

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

Keeling, S. (2018). Semantics and significance in everyday talk and practice: Is this care? Am I a carer? Sites, 15(2), 93-119. doi: 10.11157/sites-id405

Beere, P., Keeling, S., & Jamieson, H. (2018). Ageing, loneliness, and the geographic distribution of New Zealand's interRAI-HC cohort. Social Science & Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.08.002

McDonald, J., McKinlay, E., Keeling, S., & Levack, W. (2017). The 'wayfinding' experience of family carers who learn to manage technical health procedures at home: A grounded theory study. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 31(4), 850-858. doi: 10.1111/scs.12406

McDonald, J., McKinlay, E., Keeling, S., & Levack, W. (2017). Complex home care: Challenges arising from the blurring of boundaries between family and professional care. Kōtuitui, 12(2), 246-255. doi: 10.1080/1177083X.2017.1373681

Alpass, F., Keeling, S., Allen, J., Stevenson, B., & Stephens, C. (2017). Reconciling work and caregiving responsibilities among older workers in New Zealand. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 32(3), 323-337. doi: 10.1007/s10823-017-9327-3

Hughes, C., van Heugten, K., Keeling, S., & Szekely, F. (2017). Being-in-the-Chemotherapy-Suite versus Being-in-the-Oncology-Ward: An Analytical View of Two Hospital Sites Occupied by People Experiencing Cancer. Cancers, 9(6), 64. doi: 10.3390/cancers9060064

Wright-St Clair, V. A., Rapson, A., Kepa, M., Connolly, M., Keeling, S., Rolleston, A., … Kerse, N. (2017). Ethnic and gender differences in preferred activities among Māori and non-Māori of advanced age in New Zealand. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 32(4), 433-446. doi: 10.1007/s10823-017-9324-6

Alpass, F., Keeling, S., Stevenson, B., Allen, J., & Stephens, C. (2016). Ripples of recovery and resilience: Tracking the effects of the Canterbury earthquakes on older New Zealanders. Australasian Journal of Disaster & Trauma Studies, 20(2, Spec. Iss.), 117-124. Retrieved from http://trauma.massey.ac.nz/index.html

Smaill, R., Schluter, P. J., Barnett, P., & Keeling, S. (2016). People ageing with spinal cord injury in New Zealand: A hidden population? The need for a spinal cord injury registry. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1438), 50-59. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Annear, M. J., Otani, J., Gao, X., & Keeling, S. (2016). Japanese perceptions of societal vulnerability to disasters during population ageing: constitution of a new scale and initial findings. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 18, 32-40. doi: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.06.001

Kerse, N., Teh, R., Moyes, S. A., Dyall, L., Wiles, J. L., Kepa, M., … Wilkinson, T., … Keeling, S., … Jatrana, S., & Lumley, T. (2016). Socioeconomic correlates of quality of life for non-Māori in advanced age: Te Puāwaitanga o Nga Tapuwae Kia ora Tonu. Life and living in advanced age: A cohort study in New Zealand (LiLACS NZ). New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1441), 18-32. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

McDonald, J., McKinlay, E., Keeling, S., & Levack, W. (2016). Becoming an expert carer: The process of family carers learning to manage technical health procedures at home. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72(9), 2173-2184. doi: 10.1111/jan.12984

Schluter, P. J., Ahuriri-Driscoll, A., Anderson, T. J., Beere, P., Brown, J., Dalrymple-Alford, J., … Gillon, D. A., … Keeling, S., … Lacey, C., … Millar, N., Mor, V., & Jamieson, H. A. (2016). Comprehensive clinical assessment of home-based older persons within New Zealand: An epidemiological profile of a national cross-section. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 40(4), 349-355. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12525

Dunn, J. A., Hay-Smith, E. J., Keeling, S., & Sinnott, K. A. (2016). Decision-making about upper limb tendon transfer surgery by people with tetraplegia for more than 10 years. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 97(6, Suppl. 2), S88-S96. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.09.026

McDonald, J., McKinlay, E., Keeling, S., & Levack, W. (2015). How family carers engage with technical health procedures in the home: A grounded theory study. BMJ Open, 5(7), e007761. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007761

Hughes, C. R., van Heugten, K., & Keeling, S. (2015). Cultural meaning-making in the journey from diagnosis to end of life. Australian Social Work, 68(2), 169-183. doi: 10.1080/0312407X.2014.939668

Heppenstall, C. P., Keeling, S., Hanger, H. C., & Wilkinson, T. J. (2014). Perceived factors which shape decision-making around the time of residential care admission in older adults: A qualitative study. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 33(1), 9-13. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-6612.2012.00644.x

Annear, M. J., Cushman, G., Gidlow, B., Keeling, S., Wilkinson, T., & Hopkins, H. (2014). A place for visual research methods in the field of leisure studies? Evidence from two studies of older adults’ active leisure. Leisure Studies, 33(6), 618-643. doi: 10.1080/02614367.2013.841743

Dyall, L., Kēpa, M., Teh, R., Mules, R., Moyes, S. A., Wham, C., … Wilkinson, T., Keeling, S., … Jatrana, S., & Kerse, N. (2014). Cultural and social factors and quality of life of Māori in advanced age. Te puawaitanga o ngā tapuwae kia ora tonu: Life and living in advanced age: A cohort study in New Zealand (LiLACS NZ). New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1393). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Annear, M., Keeling, S., & Wilkinson, T. (2014). Participatory and evidence-based recommendations for urban redevelopment following natural disasters: Older adults as policy advisers. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 33(1), 43-49. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12053

Annear, M., Keeling, S., Wilkinson, T., Cushman, G., Gidlow, B., & Hopkins, H. (2014). Environmental influences on healthy and active ageing: A systematic review. Ageing & Society, 34(4), 590-622. doi: 10.1017/S0144686X1200116X

Heppenstall, C. P., Wilkinson, T. J., Hanger, H. C., Dhanak, M. R., & Keeling, S. (2013). Impacts of the emergency mass evacuation of the elderly from residential care facilities after the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. Disaster Medicine & Public Health Preparedness, 7(4), 419-423. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2013.47

Keeling, S., Meehan, B., Bowen, C., & Stewart, N. (2013). Canterbury nurses learn to use interRAI. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 19(10), 14-16.

Annear, M., Wilkinson, T., & Keeling, S. (2013). Psychological challenges among older adults following the Christchurch earthquakes. Journal of Disaster Research, 8(3), 508-511.

Alpass, F., Pond, R., Stephens, C., Stevenson, B., Keeling, S., & Towers, A. (2013). The influence of ethnicity and gender on caregiver health in older New Zealanders. Journals of Gerontology Series B, 68(5), 783-793. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbt060

Dunn, J. A., Hay-Smith, E. J. C., Whitehead, L. C., & Keeling, S. (2013). Liminality and decision making for upper limb surgery in tetraplegia: A grounded theory. Disability & Rehabilitation, 35(15), 1293-1301. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2012.727945

Keeling, S. (2012). Grandchildren's perspectives on grandparents in rural New Zealand. Journal of Rural Studies, 28(4), 371-379. doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2012.04.002

Tyrrell, E. F., Levack, W. M., Ritchie, L. H., & Keeling, S. M. (2012). Nursing contribution to the rehabilitation of older patients: Patient and family perspectives. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(11), 2466-2476. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2012.05944.x

Wright-St Clair, V. A., Kepa, M., Hoenle, S., Hayman, K., Keeling, S., Connolly, M., … Kerse, N. (2012). Doing what's important: Valued activities for older New Zealand Māori and non-Māori. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 31(4), 241-246. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-6612.2011.00583.x

Dunn, J. A., Hay-Smith, E. J. C., Whitehead, L. C., & Keeling, S. (2012). Issues influencing the decision to have upper limb surgery for people with tetraplegia. Spinal Cord, 50, 844-847. doi: 10.1038/sc.2012.58

Heppenstall, C. P., Wilkinson, T. J., Hanger, H. C., Keeling, S., & Pearson, J. (2011). Factors related to care home admission in the year following hospitalisation in frail older adults. Age & Ageing, 40(4), 513-516. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afr045

Dyall, L., Kerse, N., Hayman, K., & Keeling, S. (2011). Pinnacle of life: Māori living to advanced age [Viewpoint]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1331). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/124-1331/4582/content.pdf

Kerse, N., Hayman, K. J., Moyes, S. A., Peri, K., Robinson, E., Dowell, A., … Elley, C. R., … Keeling, S., … Arroll, B. (2010). Home-based activity program for older people with depressive symptoms: DeLLITE-a randomized controlled trial. Annals of Family Medicine, 8(3), 214-223. doi: 10.1370/afm.1093

Dunn, J. A., Hay-Smith, E. J. C., Whitehead, L. C., Keeling, S., & Rothwell, A. G. (2010). Upper limb reconstructive surgery uptake for persons with tetraplegia in New Zealand: A retrospective case review 2001-2005. Spinal Cord, 48(11), 832-837. doi: 10.1038/sc.2010.15

Hambleton, P., Keeling, S., & McKenzie, M. (2009). The jungle of quality of life: Mapping measures and meanings for elders [Review article]. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 28(1), 3-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-6612.2008.00331.x

Wiles, J. L., Allen, R. E. S., Palmer, A. J., Hayman, K. J., Keeling, S., & Kerse, N. (2009). Older people and their social spaces: A study of well-being and attachment to place in Aotearoa New Zealand. Social Science & Medicine, 68(4), 664-671. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.11.030

Hambleton, P., Keeling, S., & McKenzie, M. (2008). Quality of life is . . . : The views of older recipients of low-level home support. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, 33, 146-162.

Kerse, N., Falloon, K., Moyes, S. A., Hayman, K. J., Dowell, T., Kolt, G. S., Elley, C. R., … Keeling, S., … Arroll, B. (2008). DeLLITE depression in late life: An intervention trial of exercise: Design and recruitment of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Geriatrics, 8, 12. doi: 10.1186/1471-2318-8-12

McKechnie, R., MacLeod, R., & Keeling, S. (2007). Facing uncertainty: The lived experience of palliative care. Palliative & Supportive Care, 5, 255-264.

Keeling, S. (2007). Grandparenting styles in an urban/rural borderland in New Zealand. Pacific Studies, 30(3/4 (Special Issue)), 64-80.

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