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An Evaluation of the Sligo Springboard Resource House Project
(Child and Family Research Centre, School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway, 2008-08)
Foreword Springboard Evaluation Report This evaluation of the Springboard Resource House Project in Sligo, undertaken by the Child and Family Research Centre at NUI Galway, is both timely and welcome. It will contribute ...
The impact of government policy on social exclusion of older people: a review of the literature (
(Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (UK), 2004-08)
This report presents the findings of research that reviews the impact of Government policy on the social exclusion of older people. The research was commissioned by the Social Exclusion Unit in July 2003, and is mainly ...
Rural Disadvantage: Quality of life and disadvantage amongst older people - a pilot study
(Commission for Rural Communities (UK), 2006-02)
This study highlights different forms of disadvantage experienced by older people living in diverse rural settings. It addresses the experience of disadvantage across the life course, and the impacts of such disadvantage ...
Necessities of life: older people s experiences of poverty.
(Help The Aged, 2006)
This report presents findings from a study which seeks to inform the development of alternative approaches to the measurement of older people¿s poverty.The research, developed using qualitative techniques, explicitly focuses ...
A literature review for integrated planning for improved outcomes for children and families.
(Cooperation and Working Together (CAWT), 2008)
Increasingly, policy makers and service managers, planners and practitioners are encouraged, and often mandated, to work together to achieve better outcomes for children and young people. The momentum towards formally ...
The Role of Migrant Care Workers in Ageing Societies (Irish national report).
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, National University of Ireland Galway, 2009)
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 ...
End-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland
(National Council for Ageing and Older peeople, 2008)
Barnardos Family Welfare Conference Project, South Tipperary: Evaluation Report
(The Child and Family Research Centre, NUI, Galway, 2009-01)
The Barnardos Family Welfare Conference (FWC) service in South Tipperary was established in 2006. The service aims to improve the welfare of children and young people in South Tipperary through use of the FWC model. It ...
The Development of Monitoring Tools for ISPCC Services
The ISPCC Citizen Child Strategy (ISPCC, 2005) includes a proposal to evaluate the effect of its work. In order to undertake such an evaluation, a system of performance and outcome measurement that was valid and reliable ...
An Evaluation of the Educational Action Research (EAR) Project, Athlone
(Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2009-01)
Athlone Community Taskforce (ACT) established the Educational Action Research (EAR) Project in 2005 to strengthen the ability of young people in the Athlone area to make a successful transition from primary to post-primary school