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The Economic Costs of falls and fractures in people aged 65 and over in Ireland (Technical report to NCAOP/HSE/DOHC)

Falls, fractures and osteoporosis are important public health issues, particularly as the incidence increases with age and the population of older people is projected to increase significantly (Chang et al. 2004). Older people aged 65 and over in Ireland ...

Q is for Quality- The voices of older people on the need for better quality care and support

Over 8‚000 older people have spoken out loud and clear on the issue of care and support and the message is clear and simple- the care system is not working.  Age Concern Over 8‚000 older people have spoken out loud and clear on the issue of care and suppo ...

Quality not Inequality- Age Concern's vision for the future of quality social care

Over 8‚000 older people have spoken out loud and clear on the issue of care and support and the message is clear and simple- the care system is not working. Age Concern Over 8‚000 older people have spoken out loud and clear on the issue of care and suppor ...

Home from Home- A report highlighting opportunities for improving

Alzheimer’s Society has compiled this report as part of its campaign to raise the quality of care provided to people with dementia. We aimed to bring together information from different sources, including a large survey, to provide us with an informed per ...

Full Dementia UK report

A report into the prevalence and cost of dementia prepared by the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the London School of Economics and the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London, for the Alzheimer’s Society.The term ‘dementia’ is ...

Local Dementia UK statistics (Northern Ireland)

Files associated with the Dementia UK report, a major study on the social and economic impact of dementia in the UK. Alzheimer's Society Files associated with the Dementia UK report, a major study on the social and economic impact of dementia in the ...

Patterns of care and survival of cancer patients in Ireland 1994 to 2004

This report (downloadable as summary report or full report) shows marked improvements in treatment and survival of Irish cancer patients over the period 1994-2004. However, geographic disparities in treatment and survival (at the level of HSE administrati ...

Caring connections with older persons with dementia in an acute hospital setting

Louise Nolan MSc, RGN, RNT, BNS Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin, IrelandBackground: The literature highlights the challenges inherent in caring for older persons with dementia in the acute c ...

Guiding Framework for the Implementation for Nurse and Midwife Prescribing in Ireland

The past decade has seen unprecedented development and change in the Irish healthcare system, both in the wider context and in the nursing and midwifery professions. One of the most important and significant developments, not only for nurses and midwives, ...

Baseline Statement on National Positive Ageing Strategy for Ireland

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Herpes simplex virus type 1 DNA is located within Alzheimer's disease amyloid plaques

The brains of Alzheimer's disease sufferers are characterized by amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles. However, the cause(s) of these features and those of the disease are unknown, in sporadic cases. We previously showed that herpes simplex vi ...

Pets and older people in residential care

A study commissioned by the Society for Companion Animal Studies and the Pet Food Manufacturers' AssociationThere is currently no legal obligation for residential care homes in the UK to allow pets.This situation is in stark contrast to that in many ...

Case report: treatment of androgen deficiency in the aging male

Androgen deficiency in the aging male is a common condition affecting millions of middle-aged and elderly men. The diagnosis is made with a high index of suspicion based on symptoms, use of an easily completed questionnaire, a physical examination, and la ...

Ageing and Mortality in the UK- National Statistician's annual article on the population

The population of the UK is growing at the fastest rate since the 1960s, increasing on average by 0.5 per cent each year. The fastest growing age group is those aged 85 years and older, who now represent just over 2 per cent of the population, compared to ...

Assistive Technologies- How can advances in Technology assist users needs?

Presentation by Chris Nugent CARDI and CEUDA joint workshop organised by CARDI and SPARC with the support of the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design of the National Disability Authority in Ireland to review recent research concerned with social incl ...

Assistive Technologies- How can advances in Technology assist users needs? Presentation by David Craig

Hosted by: CARDI and CEUDA joint workshop organised by CARDI and SPARC with the support of the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design of the National Disability Authority in Ireland to review recent research concerned with social inclusion, healthy lon ...

The potential of technology for self-management of long term conditions- Presentation by Paul McCullagh

Hosted by: CARDI and CEUDA joint workshop organised by CARDI and SPARC with the support of the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design of the National Disability Authority in Ireland to review recent research concerned with social inclusion, healthy lon ...

Why Ageing Research Matters

Hosted by: CARDI and CEUDA joint workshop organised by CARDI and SPARC with the support of the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design of the National Disability Authority in Ireland to review recent research concerned with social inclusion, healthy lon ...

Nearly home... Ageing Places and the Nestling Project

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Universal Design: Factors that Impact on Quality Design of the Urban Space

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