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The influence of nursing home residency on the capacities of low-dependency older adults
(Taylor & Francis, 2008-10-14)
Objective: With the growing number of low-dependency older adults in long-stay care and the lack of categorisation of these institutions in the Republic of Ireland, it can be asked if such facilities are truly beneficial. ...
Youth mentoring and the parent-young person relationship: considerations for research and practice.
(The National Youth Agency, 2008)
Over recent years, youth mentoring has become increasingly popular as an intervention for young people deemed to be in need of support. There is a need, however, to pay attention to the potential impact of mentoring on ...
An Evaluation of the Sligo Springboard Resource House Project
(Child and Family Research Centre, School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway, 2008-08)
Foreword Springboard Evaluation Report This evaluation of the Springboard Resource House Project in Sligo, undertaken by the Child and Family Research Centre at NUI Galway, is both timely and welcome. It will contribute ...
A literature review for integrated planning for improved outcomes for children and families.
(Cooperation and Working Together (CAWT), 2008)
Increasingly, policy makers and service managers, planners and practitioners are encouraged, and often mandated, to work together to achieve better outcomes for children and young people. The momentum towards formally ...
End-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland
(National Council for Ageing and Older peeople, 2008)
Seeking the face of innovation with the ethical compass of Emmanuel Levinas.
(Springer Verlag, 2008)
A recent biographer has described the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas as being permeated by one simple but profound theme: western philosophy has at best ignored and at worst suppressed the ¿Other¿. The approach of this ...
A Balancing Act: Managing the global-local dimensions of industrial clusters through the mechanism of 'lead' organisations
The purpose of this paper is to investigate 'leading' organisations in a region to understand how the balance between the global and local dimensions can be managed by clusters. Two cases of industrial clusters are employed ...
The Development of Monitoring Tools for ISPCC Services
The ISPCC Citizen Child Strategy (ISPCC, 2005) includes a proposal to evaluate the effect of its work. In order to undertake such an evaluation, a system of performance and outcome measurement that was valid and reliable ...
Inward foreign investment and the clustering process: the case of the medical technology sector in Ireland
This paper investigates how, if at all, inward foreign investment can instigate a clustering process when such investment is initially attracted to a region as a result of targeted public policy rather than the existence ...
Domestic violence in Ireland: an overview of national strategic policy and relevant international literature on prevention and intervention initiatives in service provision.
(Child and Family Research Centre, 2008-02)
In order to address the problem of domestic violence from a strategic and evidence-based perspective it is necessary to have a broad understanding of the current national and international policy and practice initiatives ...