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#STILLME dementia campaign launch

A new dementia campaign #STILLME was launched yesterday [Tuesday 20 September] to raise awareness of the signs of dementia, and to reduce stigma and fear about the condition. Public Health Agency A new dementia campaign #STILLME was launched yesterday [Tu ...

' Bump and grind ': an exploratory study of mephedrone usersâ?T perceptions of sexuality and sexual risk.

. Marie Claire Van Hout, R Brennan. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/15189 Public 1 January 2011 Report National Documentation Centre on Drug Use No 4676 0 1352202079 15189 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE;ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;STIMULANTS;HEALTH ...

'A chronic care service that actually works'

. Niall Hunter. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/23416 Public 1 February 2015 Report National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1423480991 23416 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE;HEALTH ...

'A state of semi-lunacy'? The marginal status of drinking problems within the Irish mental health system.

. Shane Butler. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/22222 Public 1 June 2014 Report National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1404308533 22222 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;HEALTH ...

'Active ageing': a qualitative study in six Caribbean countries

The aim of this study was to document the perceptions of elders in six Caribbean countries about ‘active ageing’ and on the basis of their reports to make recommendations to improve their situation. Data were collected principally through 31 focus group d ...

'Active Travel' Maps: Derry/Londonderry, Enniskillen, Limavady, Omagh and Strabane

New 'Active Travel' Maps, funded by the Public Health Agency, for the cities and towns of Derry/ Londonderry, Enniskillen, Limavady, Omagh and Strabane have been launched to encourage local people and visitors to build physical activity into the ...

'An Irish solution to an Irish problem': harm reduction and ambiguity in the drug policy of the Republic of Ireland.

While policy makers in the Republic of Ireland had been concerned with illicit drug use since the late-1960s, it was only from 1980 onwards that the emergence of a culture of intravenous heroin use in areas of generalised social deprivation in Dublin gave ...

'Be Head Strong' booklet

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. To find out more please visit our website.Dementia Awareness Week™ 2008 aims to encourage people to take control of their live ...

'Can promotion of lower strength alcohol products help reduce alcohol consumption? A rapid literature review.

The rapid literaure review identified both opportunities and threats to improved health through the increased availability of lower strength alcohol. The report suggests that if lower strength drinks result in 'substitution' for higher strength ...

'Care left undone' during nursing shifts: associations with workload and perceived quality of care

Abstract BackgroundThere is strong evidence to show that lower nurse staffing levels in hospitals are associated with worse patient outcomes. One hypothesised mechanism is the omission of necessary nursing care caused by time pressure—‘missed care’. AimTo ...

'Causes of causes': ethnicity and social position as determinants of health inequality in Irish Traveller men.

This study sought to engage Traveller men in a discussion about their lives, their health and key determinants of their health, with a view to engaging Traveller men in health promotion initiatives. Irish Travellers are an indigenous ethnic minority, cons ...

'Chasing the dragon': Issue networks and drug policy in Dublin.

The extent to which community development can effect policy change has to be examined against the background of an understanding of how policy is made. In an attempt to do this Chapter One introduces the policy network concept in which the Marsh and Rhode ...

'Dementia Now'

“Research indicates that pain is poorly managed and that patients with dementia are suffering needlessly. This is an unacceptable position and one that should not be sustained. The introduction of a pain management process is not complex, but requires sta ...

'Doing boy/ girl' and global/ local elements in 10-12 year oldsâ?T drawings and written texts.

Irish society has been undergoing very rapid change involving increasing globalisation, potentially declining localisation and changing gender roles (Tovey and Share, 2003; Oâ?TConnor, 1998 and 2,000; Oâ?TToole, 2003). There is evidence to suggest that in ...

'Doomed to Extinction? The Nature and Future of Volunteering for Meal-on-Wheels Services'

Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations  Springer Netherlands Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations  http://www.cardi.ie/node/3382 Public 12 February 2009 Report CARDI No 4661 0 124638085 ...

'Dropping out and drifting away': An investigation of factors affecting inner-city pupils' identities, aspirations and post-16 routes.

. Halsall Anna, Sumi Hollingworth, Heather Mendick. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/6281 Public 1 January 2005 Report National Documentation Centre on Drug Use No 4676 0 1322830470 6281 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE 'Dropping out and drifting away': An inves ...

'Facing the future': Coalition of Communities Against Drugs: policy 2000.

This policy document outlines the views of the Coalition of Communities Against Drugs (COCAD). The drugs problem is a multi-faceted one requiring a national approach but stresses that contributions need to be made by community groups and not just civil se ...

'FRIENDS for Life': a school-based positive mental health programme. Research project overview and findings.

. Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/6841-1007499 Jean Henefer, Alish Rodgers School, Social Context ‘FRIENDS for Life’ is a school-based positive mental health programme that promotes emotional resilience and reduces anxiety in children and adol ...

'From Research to Policy: Academic Impact on Government'- Presentations and Podcasts

Following on from the London School of Economics and Political Science's ‘From Research to Policy: Academic Impact on Government’ conference, podcasts of each discussion are now available, alongside a selection of speakers’ presentation slides. Pleas ...

'From the Workhouse to the Home: Evolution of Domiciliary Care Policies in Ireland' forthcoming 2007

The International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy provide an interdiscipinary forum for research and debate in all branches of sociology and social policy.  The journal reflects current thought and practice, presenting comprehensive coverage of iss ...