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Exploring the need for a new UK occupational therapy intervention for people with dementia and family carers: Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD). A focus group study
(Taylor & Francis Routledge, 2015-05-01)
Objectives: In the Netherlands, Graff et al. found Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD) demonstrated benefits to people with dementia and family carers. In this study, focus groups took place with people with ...
A qualitative exploration of maternal perspectives on the impact of stuttering on the lives of six to ten year old children
(Irish Association of Speech & Language Therapists, 2014)
Objective: Th e study aimed to explore maternal perspectives of the impact of stuttering on the lives of 6–10-year-old children’s relationships, self-identity, and academic development. Method: A qualitative design was ...
Training socially responsive healthcare graduates: Is Service Learning an effective educational approach?
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-02-06)
Health care educators strive to train graduates who are socially responsive and can act as “change agents” for communities they serve. Service learning (SL) is increasingly being used to teach the social aspects of health ...
The unmet palliative care needs of those dying with dementia
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2015-03)
An estimated 33.9 million people are living with dementia worldwide. The overall estimated median survival time from onset of dementia to death is 4.1 years for men and 4.6 years for women, with longer survival times in ...
Informing food policies in post-primary schools in Ireland: Knowledge to Action
(NUI Galway, 2016-06-15)
[No abstract available]
The relationship between voice source parameters and the Maxima Dispsersion Quotient (MDQ)
This study examines the relationship between the Maxima Dispersion Quotient (MDQ), a recently proposed measure of the tense-lax dimension of voice quality, and voice source parameters manually measured from glottal flow ...
Impacts of an HIA on inter-agency and inter-sectoral partnerships and community participation: lessons from a local level HIA in the Republic of Ireland
(Oxford University Press, 2012-07-20)
This study evaluates the impacts of a locally based health impact assessment (HIA) on community participation, inter-sectoral and inter-agency partnership in local decision and policy-making ...
Anandamide modulation of endotoxin-induced inflammation
(OMICS International, 2013-12-20)
The endocannabinoid system is comprised of the CB1 and CB2 receptors, the naturally occurring endogenous ligands, anandamide (AEA) and 2-arachidonyl glycerol (2-AG); and the enzymes involved in their synthesis and ...
Qualifications of non-nursing residential care staff in the Republic of Ireland.
In response to the challenge of the ageing of societies and concerns over recruitment and quality of service delivery, many nations have introduced new educational and training pathways, as well as national standards that ...
Risk, science and blood: Politics, HIV, Hepatitis and Haemophilia in Ireland.
(NUI Galway, 2011-02)
With Ireland's blood supply compromised in the 1980s, the impact upon its haemophiliac community was unprecedented. Thus far, academic attention has focused on apportioning blame and identifying administrative failure: ...