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"Better Housing for the aged population in Northern Ireland"

This study’s emphasis is on sheltered housing built and run by housing associations in the Belfast area. This type of accommodation, which is available in different categories, aims to allow people live independently and are known to be more flexible. A s ...

"Creating a brighter future ". An outline plan for the social and economic regeneration of Dublin's North East Inner City.

This report was initiated in response to the series of gangland murders in the North East Inner City and beyond arising from the ongoing feud between certain criminal gangs and which are related largely to the drug trade and other related criminal activit ...

"EU Day of Solidarity between Generations paves the way for the 2012 European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations"

This month's Special Briefing is entitled "EU Day of Solidarity between Generations paves the way for the 2012 European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations"We hope you will find this edition interesting and useful. If ...

"Forget-me-nots among the snows": service of commemoration of hope, organised by Citywide and the Dublin Family Support Networks: evaluation report.

In February 1999, a number of Family Support Groups from right across Dublin came together to hold a service of commemoration and hope. From this came the Citywide Family Support Groups Network which represents Family Support Groups right across the city. ...

"Frontotemporoparietal" dementia

Clinical phenotype associated with the c.709-1G>A PGRN mutationF. Moreno, MD, B. Indakoetxea, MD, M. Barandiaran, MD, A. Alzualde, PhD, A. Gabilondo, MD, A. Estanga, MD, J. Ruiz, MD, M. Ruibal, MD, A. Bergareche, MD, J. F. Martí-Massó, MD, PhD and A. L ...

"Harry Wynne" Child & Youth Care Practices and Values: a reflection on a study of heroin misusers in Ireland.

This discussion paper sets out to explore 'doing' research with a hard-to-reach population from a relational child and youth care perspective. It sets out some of the delimitations in undertaking such research and discusses some of our findings ...

"Have we bottled it" presentation.

James Doorley, Assistant Director of the National Youth Council of Ireland, talks about the Get â?~Em Young research mapping young peopleâ?Ts exposure to alcohol marketing in Ireland. James Doorley James Doorley, Assistant Director of the National Youth C ...

"I hadn't a penny": A review of State Income Supports Available to Young Parents

24.10.2002 As Minister for Children, I am pleased to publish this paper which provides an overview of the income supports available for young parents. This paper has been commissioned as part of the evaluation of the Teenage Parents Support Initiative (TP ...

"If You could Do One Thing..." Nine local actions to reduce health inequalities

British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Health inequality, community, Policymaker The British Academy presents a collection of opinion pieces on health inequalities from leading social scientists. Each of the authors has written an article, ...

"Illustrating Ageing in Ireland north and south- Key Facts and Figures" presentation by Bernie Hannigan

The report, “Illustrating Ageing in Ireland north and south – Key Facts and Figures”, compiled by the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland, was launched on Monday 25th January 2010.The event was held in Radisson Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin ...

"Illustrating Ageing in Ireland north and south- Key Facts and Figures" presentation by Paul McGill

The report, “Illustrating Ageing in Ireland north and south – Key Facts and Figures”, compiled by the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland, was launched on Monday 25th January 2010.The event was held in Radisson Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin ...

"Is increasing life expectancy also improving ageing?" Presentations

The presentations are now available from the CARDI / Institute of Public Health in Ireland seminar "Is increasing life expectancy also improving ageing?" which took place on 7 June in Dublin. Please see the links below.Professor Kevin Balanda- T ...

"It gives me a sense of independence"

This work reports Irish data emerging from the ENABLE study which trialled assistive technologies in the homes of people with dementia across five European countries and assessed their use and usefulness. The aim of this paper is to report findings on i) ...

"Its only weed". Rethinking our response to young people's cannabis use.

The origins of this report arose from the Equal Youth Initiative in Ballymun. Equal Youth aims to develop a model of inter-agency co-operation between service providers supporting young early school leavers between the ages of 16 and 24. In recent years, ...

"Learning is my Prescription": Adult Education and Mental Health Recovery

Rooney, Marie; Education; Adult Education; Mental Health Recovery; Mental health recovery is a process of gaining in autonomy and of moving towards social inclusion rather than marginalisation, towards an agentic role rather than that of ‘patient’. Recove ...

"Life Expectancy at Birth: Methodological Options for Small Populations"

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"Looking Beyond Risk" Parental Substance Misuse: Scoping Study

The key aims of this review were to scope how much literature there is on the topic of parental substance misuse, and then to further scope the literature to summarise key themes and gaps arising from the literature, to collate knowledge and evidence on e ...

"One more for my baby": Foetal Alcohol Syndrome and its implications for social workers.

Foetal alcohol syndrome has been described as the commonest preventable cause of mental retardation in the Western world. It refers to a pattern of malformations, growth retardation and central nervous system impairments found in children of mothers who d ...

"Opening gates, breaking stigmas": an evaluation of the GAA Healthy Club Project.

The aim of the GAA Healthy Club Project (HCP) is, with the support of the HSE, to explore the potential of the GAA club as a setting in which to promote the health and wellbeing of club members and the wider community. Evaluation activity included pre and ...

"Pathways to Change." A seminar designed to look at responses to young people caught in the cycle of harmful drug use in the Ballymun area. Report of Proceedings.

This seminar brought together a number people to discuss how the problem of drug misuse affects young people within the Ballymun community. The aim of the seminar was to help to develop a systematic approach to assisting young people. This entailed: ident ...

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