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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 ...
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 ...
The Role of Migrant Care Workers in Ageing Societies: Context and Experiences in Ireland
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, 2009-09-25)
This report explores the role and potential of migrant care workers in caring for older people in Ireland. The proportion of migrant carers caring for Irish older people has increased over recent years, reflecting a broader ...