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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)
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 ...
'Well into Older Age' report published to mark 21 years of Age & Opportunity
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology National University of Ireland, Galway, 2010)
Participatory action research with and within community activist groups: Capturing the collective experience of Ireland's Community and Voluntary Pillar in social partnership
(SAGE Journals Online, 2012)
The inclusion of community activists in policy planning is increasingly recognized at thehighest international level. This article shows how the use of Participatory ActionResearch (PAR) can present a deeper and more ...
An overview of intergenerational programmes in Ireland
(Age Action Ireland, 2012)
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Imagery and imaginary of islander identity: Older people and migration in Irish small-island communities
This article examines the imagery and imaginaries of islander identity and makes an original contribution to the fields of gerontology and nissology. Drawing on data collected through in-depth interviews with 19 older ...