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Informing food policies in post-primary schools in Ireland: Knowledge to Action
(NUI Galway, 2016-06-15)
[No abstract available]
Promotion, prevention and protection: interventions at the population- and community-levels for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in low- and middle-income countries
(BioMed Central, 2016-04-11)
In addition to services within the health system, interventions at the population and community levels are also important for the promotion of mental health, primary prevention of mental, neurological and substance use ...
Individual perspectives on the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) as an intervention in mental health care
(A D G Ltd., 2016-07)
Objective: This study explored the experience of individuals with mental health difficulties who completed the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.) intervention. Participant perspectives on the therapeutic elements of ...
Risk, science and the politics of the blood scandals in Ireland, Scotland, England and Finland
(Royal Irish Academy, 2016-11-07)
This article examines the HIV/Hepatitis C disaster that engulfed those suffering from haemophilia in Ireland, Scotland, England/Wales and Finland during the 1980s and 1990s; the largest health scandal since the ...
(re) Structuring the agency: Agency working arrangements and social care in the era of austerity and beyond
(Social Care Ireland, 2016-09-01)
In Ireland, the austerity era of recent years brought (un)employment to the fore in a manner not seen since the 1980s. Within the arena of health and social care, this was epitomised by the embargo . Confined within an ...
Healthcare staffs' experiences and perceptions of caring for people with dementia in the acute setting: qualitative evidence synthesis
Background: Dementia is a global issue, with increasing prevalence rates impacting on health services internationally. People with dementia are frequently admitted to hospital, an environment that may not be suited to ...
The perceptions of people with dementia on robot companions and their potential to reduce loneliness and isolation
[No abstract available]
What people with dementia want: designing MARIO an acceptable robot companion
(NUI Galway, 2016)
The number of people with dementia is expected to double every 20 years to 66 million by 2030 and 115 million by 2050 . More than a third of people with dementia have reported loneliness . Robots have the potential ...
A trajectory of relationship development for early intervention practice for children with developmental disabilities
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2016-03-03)
Collaboration, through multiple complex relationships between families and professionals, is integral to Early Intervention (EI) practice. The purpose of this grounded theory study was to explain the processes involved in ...
Exploring experiences of delayed prescribing and symptomatic treatment for urinary tract infections among general practitioners and patients in ambulatory care: a qualitative study
(MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2016-08-15)
"Delayed or back up" antibiotic prescriptions and "symptomatic" treatment may help to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing for Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) in the future. However, more research needs to be conducted ...