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The impact of the Bealtaine arts programme on the quality of life, wellbeing and social interaction of older people in Ireland
(Cambridge University Press, 2012-07)
There is increasing evidence in the international literature that engagement in the arts can enhance the physical and psychological wellbeing of older people. Such engagement can increase the self-confidence and morale of ...
Peer support for patients with type 2 diabetes: cluster randomised controlled trial
Objective: To test the effectiveness of peer support for patients with type 2 diabetes. Design: Cluster randomised controlled. Setting: 20 general practices in the east of the Republic of Ireland. Participants: ...
Marginalised care: migrant workers caring for older people in Ireland
Older adult care in Ireland is a mix of public, private, voluntary and family provision. This model is characterised by deficient funding and support structures for both care recipients and carers, leading ultimately to ...
End-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland
(National Council for Ageing and Older peeople, 2008)
Well into Older Age Age & Opportunity and the Evidence: what research says about the value of promoting participation of older people
(Age & Opportunity., 2010-12)
The overall objective of this report is to examine the work of Age & Opportunity within an international context, and to explore its various impacts on age and ageing in Ireland today. The work of Age & Opportunity is ...
Ageing in changing community contexts: cross-border perspectives from rural Ireland and Northern Ireland
Ongoing demographic, social, economic and cultural changes point to the dynamic and continually changing contexts of rural areas in Ireland and Northern Ireland. However, the influence of such changes on the lives of older ...
The Role of Migrant Care Workers in Ageing Societies (Irish national report).
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, National University of Ireland Galway, 2009)
This report explores the role and potential of migrant care workers in caring for older people in Ireland. The proportion of migrant carers caring for Irish older people has increased over recent years, reflecting a broader ...
An evaluation of the Bealtaine festival: a celebration of older people in the arts.
(Age and Opportunity, 2008-04)
This evaluation assesses the contribution of the Bealtaine festival, celebrating creativity in older age, to promoting the participation of older people in the arts in Ireland, and to improving the health and well-being ...
Dying well: factors that influence the provision of good end-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland
Aim: The aim of this study was to explore key stakeholders and direct care managers' perspectives on the current provision of end-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland and to construct ...
Exploring Community Perceptions of the relationship between age and social exclusion in rural areas
This paper aims to explore, for the first time, community perceptions of the relationship between age and social exclusion in rural areas of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Design/methodology/approach The ...