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National Rheumatology Programme

Health Service Executive (HSE) Rheumatic disease The aims of the programme are to adopt a chronic disease model of care, to facilitate “the right person, right place, first time” approach to the patient with rheumatic disease. To reduce mortality associat ...

NURISH (Nutrition Understanding Research Innovation Society Health)

Healthy Living Centre, Dublin City University Food, Diet, Research and Health “NURISH” is part of the School of Nursing and Human Sciences at DCU. It aims to provide nutritional information and advice on the importance of healthy eating. Nurish offers one ...

Community Orientated Diabetes Education (CODE)

Diabetes Ireland Diabetes, Lifestyle, Healthy eating CODE supports and encourages individuals with or at risk of type 2 diabetes to adopt healthier lifestyles. It looks at the aspects of the individual’s life where change can be made such as physical acti ...

Project Ireland 2040

19.2.2018 Project Ireland 2040  is the Governmentâ?Ts overarching policy initiative to make Ireland a better country for all of us, a country that reflects the best of who we are and what we aspire to be. A major programme of investment in health infrast ...

Exercise buddies for non ambulatory people with MS

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Multiple Sclerosis Funded by MS Ireland through National Lottery funding. Contact: Dr. Susan Coote, Department of Physiotherapy, UL (susan.coote@ul.ie). Obesity Chronic Condi ...

The use of whole body vibration in people with Multiple Sclerosis

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Multiple Sclerosis Funded through an IRCSET Embark Scholarship for Macin Uszinsky. Contact: Dr. Susan Coote, Department of Physiotherapy, UL (susan.coote@ul.ie). Obesity Chro ...

Getting the Balance Right

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Multiple Sclerosis Physiotherapy and Exercise Interventions for people with Multiple Sclerosis. Funded by MS Ireland (through Tesco Charity of the Year and Pobal Dormant Acco ...

Augmenting a home exercise programme of strengthening exercises with electrical stimulation in people with moderate disability due to Multiple Sclerosis

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Multiple Sclerosis Funded through IRCSET Partnership Project with BMR Neurotech. Contact: Dr. Susan Coote, Department of Physiotherapy, UL (susan.coote@ul.ie). Obesity Chroni ...

Active AAL projects

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Active AAL projects include the EU FP7 ICT4Depression project providing user-friendly ICT tools to enhance self-management and effective treatme ...

The EU/Enterprise Ireland funded AAL-169 eCAALYX project

Centre for Physical Activity and Health Research (CPAHR), University of Limerick Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Provides a set of innovative elder and patient care services for chronic diseases/comorbidity. Contact: Dr John Nelson, Department of Electronic ...

Be Active After School Activity Programme

Health Promotion Unit, HSE Dublin North East Providing quality after-school physical activity opportunities for 7-8-year-olds and involving parents in such activities The Be Active ASAP aims to improve the physical activity patterns of school children by ...

An Post Cycle Series

An Post and Irish Sports Council Promoting physical activity in the community Over 10,000 people took part in the 2010 An Post Cycle Series.The An Post Cycle Series, supported by An Post and the Irish Sports Council, encourages communities around the coun ...

irishtrails.ie

National Trails Office, Irish Sports Council Outdoor activities irishtrails.ie is a new website from the National Trails Office of the Irish Sports Council. It allows users to search for and find information on waymarked walking, cycling and other trails ...

A future full of hope: Crosscare annual report 2003.

10.14655/6841-4345 Crosscare Poverty, Marginalisation, Social exclusion Crosscare (formerly known as the Catholic Social Service Conference CSSC) have been responding to the needs of people on the margins of society since 1941. Currently they employ close ...

Active 8 Programme

Women in Sport Programme Peer mentoring programme promoting increased physical activity in teenage girls. Active 8 is a peer mentoring programme designed to promote increased physical activity levels among teenage girls. This project aims to increase the ...

Buntus START Programme

Irish Sports Council and Department of Education Physical activity programme for children aged 3-5 year olds Buntus Start is a comprehensive physical activity programme for children aged 2-5 years old. It has been designed for use in pre-school settings s ...

Go for Life Programme

Irish Sports Council National programme for sport and physical activity for older people. The Go for Life Programme aims to increase participation among older people in recreational sport activities. The Programme is administered by Age and Opportunity, a ...

New Horizons

New Horizons includes strong elements of and modules on horticulture, nutrition and cookery skills. The project is based in an outdoor pursuits centre in Drumshanbo Co. Leitrim and the participants are young people who have left school early or who are at ...