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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 ...
Deprivation and its measurement in later life: findings from a mixed-methods study in Ireland
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, 2012-11)
Against the background of an ageing population and the current economic recession, the research reported here explores deprivation, and its measurement, for diverse groups of older people living in Ireland. We assess the ...
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 ...
Care relationships, quality of care and migrant workers caring for older people. Ageing & Society
(Cambridge Journals Online, 2013)
Migrant care workers make a substantial contribution to older adult care in Ireland and the United Kingdom (UK). However, little is known about the relational aspects of care involving migrant care workers and older people. ...
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 ...