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Exploring gender and power in clinical encounters
(London: Psychology Press, 2011)
[No abstract available]
The meaning of social activism to older adults in Ireland
(Association of Occupational Science, 2012)
There has been an upsurge of social activism amongst older adults in Ireland, which was particularly evident during the ‘medical card’ protests in Dublin in October 2008. This study used phenomenological interviews to ...
Context and how it influences our professional thinking
[No abstract available]
L2 acquisition of verbal constructions: Expressing motion in L2 French and English
(John Benjamins, 2012)
The study examines the production of sentences describing motion in L2 learners, focusing on progress in learning verbal constructions, i.e. pairings of verbs of motion and their compatible syntactic frames in English and ...
Caring about care planning: A survey of assessment and care planning tools, processes and perspectives from residential care settings for older people in the Republic of Ireland
(Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway, 2012)
Introduction: Throughout the developed world the ageing of populations has become a matter of increasing attention both for policy-makers and practitioners. Indeed, as far back as the late 1990s, the Organisation for ...
Standardising assessment instruments and care planning in Ireland
There is wide variation in the use of standardised instruments for assessment. Within some domains, standardised instruments enjoy near universal usage. However, within other domains, standardised instruments are often ...
Well-being and resilience in children with speech and language disorders
(American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2018-01-25)
Purpose Children with speech and language disorders are at risk in relation to psychological and social well-being. The aim of this study was to understand the experiences of these children from their own perspectives ...
A qualitative exploration of maternal perspectives on the impact of stuttering on the lives of six to ten year old children
(Irish Association of Speech & Language Therapists, 2014)
Objective: Th e study aimed to explore maternal perspectives of the impact of stuttering on the lives of 6–10-year-old children’s relationships, self-identity, and academic development. Method: A qualitative design was ...
Exploring the need for a new UK occupational therapy intervention for people with dementia and family carers: Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD). A focus group study
(Taylor & Francis Routledge, 2015-05-01)
Objectives: In the Netherlands, Graff et al. found Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD) demonstrated benefits to people with dementia and family carers. In this study, focus groups took place with people with ...
Training socially responsive healthcare graduates: Is Service Learning an effective educational approach?
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-02-06)
Health care educators strive to train graduates who are socially responsive and can act as “change agents” for communities they serve. Service learning (SL) is increasingly being used to teach the social aspects of health ...