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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Exploring Community Perceptions of the relationship between age and social exclusion in rural areas
This paper aims to explore, for the first time, community perceptions of the relationship between age and social exclusion in rural areas of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Design/methodology/approach The ...
'Well into Older Age' report published to mark 21 years of Age & Opportunity
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology National University of Ireland, Galway, 2010)
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 ...
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 ...
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 impact of the Bealtaine arts programme on the quality of life, wellbeing and social interaction of older people in Ireland
(Cambridge University Press, 2012-07)
There is increasing evidence in the international literature that engagement in the arts can enhance the physical and psychological wellbeing of older people. Such engagement can increase the self-confidence and morale of ...
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: ...