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Perceptions, preferences, and acceptance of information and communication technologies in older-adult community care settings in Ireland: A case-study and ranked-care program analysis
Abstract As the Irish population ages, the potential role of information and communication technologies (ICT) to assist with community care has gained prominence, as it has in many Western nations. However, little is known ...
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 ...
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 ...
Older people in rural communities: exploring attachment, contribution and diversity in rural Ireland and Northern Ireland
(Healthy Ageing in Rural Communities (HARC) Research Network, 2010)
This report documents research on older people living in three rural case-study areas across the island of Ireland. The work originated from within the Healthy Ageing in Rural Communities (HARC) research network, which was ...
The role of migrant care workers in ageing societies: report on research findings in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada and the United States
(International Organization for Migration - IOM Migration Research Series - No. 41, 2010-12)
The ageing of the population presents serious challenges to developed Western nations, particularly those managing the retirement and care of a growing number of older persons. The ageing population will generate an ...
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 ...
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 ...
Conference for Older People on Life Enhancement - Translating Research into Practice
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, 2010-08)
Is rural Ireland a good place in which to grow old?
(First Trusk Bank, 2010-12)
The theme of ageing in rural areas has gained increasing attention from policy makers and researchers in the last few decades in a situation where older people now often comprise a disproportionately larger share of ...