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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: ...
Estimating the extra cost of living for people with disabilities
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2010-06-09)
Addressing the extra economic costs of disability is a logical step towards alleviating elements of social exclusion for people with disabilities. This study estimates the long-run economic cost of disability in Ireland ...
Developing a Continuous Space Representation of a Simulated Population
(Taylor & Francis, 2010-09-03)
Spatial microsimulation models typically match census of population data with survey data in order to simulate synthetic populations of individuals and households within small-scale geographic areas. For most spatial ...
Estimating Catchment Area Population Indicators Using Network Analysis
(Taylor & Francis, 2008-11)
This paper proposes an approach to estimating catchment area population indicators (CAPIs) using geographic information system (GIS)-based network analysis. Specifically, it considers how 'GeoDirectory', a geodatabase ...
Citizenship and structured dependency: the implications of policy design for senior political power
(Cambridge University Press, 2009)
This paper argues that the structured dependency thesis must be extended to incorporate political power. It outlines a political framework of analysis with which to identify who gains and who loses from social policy. I ...
Gender and Childcare:Creating a space for 'womenandchildren' in Irish policy-making.
This paper grows from doctoral research on gender mainstreaming in the Republic of Ireland. Interviews with equality policy-makers revealed that initial investment in childcare, (£1m in 1993), was used by policy-makers to ...
The cost-effectiveness of the SPHERE intervention for the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease
(Cambridge University Press, 2010)
Objectives: The Secondary Prevention of Heart disEase in geneRal practicE (SPHERE) trial has recently reported. This study examines the cost-effectiveness of the SPHERE intervention in both healthcare systems on the island ...
The Role of Migrant Care Workers in Ageing Societies: Context and Experiences in Ireland
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, 2009-09-25)
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 ...
The Bealtaine Festival: A Celebration of Older People in the Arts
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, 2008)
Conference for Older People on Life Enhancement - Translating Research into Practice
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, 2010-08)