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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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Negotiating User Preferences, Discrimination, and Demand for Migrant Labour in Long-term Care
(Oxford Journals, 2012-01)
The restructuring of long-term care for older people has been marked both by the role of the market and by the role of migrant labor. This article develops the analysis of these processes at the microlevel of the provision ...
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 ...
The influence of nursing home residency on the capacities of low-dependency older adults
(Taylor & Francis, 2008-10-14)
Objective: With the growing number of low-dependency older adults in long-stay care and the lack of categorisation of these institutions in the Republic of Ireland, it can be asked if such facilities are truly beneficial. ...
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)