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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 ...
Perceived neighbourhood context, disability onset and old age
National household and individual level data are used to explore perceived neighbourhood characteristics (PNC) and neighbourhood social participation (NSP) associations with later life disability onset (DO). The sample ...
Effectiveness of a structured education reminiscence-based programme for staff on the quality of life of residents with dementia in long-stay units: A study protocol for a cluster randomised trial.
(BioMed Central, 2011-02)
Background: Current projections indicate that there will be a significant increase in the number of people with dementia in Ireland, from approximately 40,000 at present to 100,000 by 2036. Psychosocial interventions, such ...
Investigating the Reliability and Validity of the Waterlow Risk Assessment Scale: A Literature Review Clinical Nursing Research
The aim of this review was to examine health literature on the reliability and validity of the Waterlow pressure sore assessment scale. A systematic review of published studies relating to the topic was conducted and ...
Community engagement in Ireland's developmental welfare state: a study of the life cycle approach
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, 2011)
The idea that people matter in modern democracies, often referred to as 'civic engagement' is recognised at the highest international level (United Nations 2008: 9). Civic or community engagement is essential to how budgets ...
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: ...