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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 ...
Qualifications of non-nursing residential care staff in the Republic of Ireland.
In response to the challenge of the ageing of societies and concerns over recruitment and quality of service delivery, many nations have introduced new educational and training pathways, as well as national standards that ...
Risk, science and blood: Politics, HIV, Hepatitis and Haemophilia in Ireland.
(NUI Galway, 2011-02)
With Ireland's blood supply compromised in the 1980s, the impact upon its haemophiliac community was unprecedented. Thus far, academic attention has focused on apportioning blame and identifying administrative failure: ...
Socio-demographic, health and lifestyle factors influencing age of sexual initiation among adolescents
Behavioural and developmental factors mean that adolescents who initiate sexual intercourse early may be at an increased risk of adverse sexual health outcomes at the time of first sex and later in life. In an Irish ...
Food marketing in Irish schools
Purpose - Schools are thought to represent a growing marketing opportunity for food advertisers in many countries. Marketing of unhealthy food to children is linked to the increased prevalence of obesity worldwide. This ...
Individual perspectives on the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) as an intervention in mental health care
(A D G Ltd., 2016-07)
Objective: This study explored the experience of individuals with mental health difficulties who completed the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.) intervention. Participant perspectives on the therapeutic elements of ...
The progression of early intervention disability services in Ireland
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2013-01)
The Republic of Ireland is an island situated in north-west Europe inhabited by 4.6 million people, with 2.8% between 0 and 4 years of age with a disability (Central Statistics Office, 2012). The Irish Government funds the ...
An evaluation of the MindOut (2) programme in disadvantaged post-primary schools: A report on preliminary findings
(Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway., 2017-10)
INTRODUCTION This report describes the evaluation of the MindOut (2) social and emotional wellbeing programme for senior level students in Irish post-primary schools. This programme, which was updated in 2015, is comprised ...
HBSC 2010 full variable report: Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland study 2010: Socio-demographic patterns in the health behaviours, risk behaviours, health outcomes and social contexts of young people's lives
(Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2012-12)
[No abstract available]