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Growing older in socially deprived areas: social exclusion in later life
(Help The Aged, 2002)
This report presents research findings from a study investigating the impact of social exclusion on older people living in some of England¿s most deprived urban areas. It examines the degree to which people living in inner ...
The influence of nursing home residency on the capacities of low-dependency older adults
(Taylor & Francis, 2008-10-14)
Objective: With the growing number of low-dependency older adults in long-stay care and the lack of categorisation of these institutions in the Republic of Ireland, it can be asked if such facilities are truly beneficial. ...
End-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland
(National Council for Ageing and Older peeople, 2008)
From Women's Rights to Gender Mainstreaming: an Examination of International Gender Norms in the Republic of Ireland
(Queens University Belfast, 2004)
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 ...
The impact of government policy on social exclusion of older people: a review of the literature (
(Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (UK), 2004-08)
This report presents the findings of research that reviews the impact of Government policy on the social exclusion of older people. The research was commissioned by the Social Exclusion Unit in July 2003, and is mainly ...
Rural Disadvantage: Quality of life and disadvantage amongst older people - a pilot study
(Commission for Rural Communities (UK), 2006-02)
This study highlights different forms of disadvantage experienced by older people living in diverse rural settings. It addresses the experience of disadvantage across the life course, and the impacts of such disadvantage ...
Necessities of life: older people s experiences of poverty.
(Help The Aged, 2006)
This report presents findings from a study which seeks to inform the development of alternative approaches to the measurement of older people¿s poverty.The research, developed using qualitative techniques, explicitly focuses ...
Multiple exclusion and quality of life amongst excluded older people in disadvantaged neighbourhoods
(Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (UK), 2005-03)
This report highlights the experiences of older people whose lives are affected by multiple forms of social exclusion, and represents part of the Social Exclusion Unit¿s new focus on excluded older people. Despite growing ...