Aged care

ICIC20 – Models of Care for Ageing and Frailty – in association with Ageing and Frailty SIG

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 4A - Models of Care for Ageing and Frailty - in association with Ageing and Frailty SIG chaired by Dr Ana M Carriazo Presentations and Speakers: Effectiveness of appropriate care pathways for frail older adults: a pilot study in Valencia (Spain) Dr Tamara Alhambra-Borrás Integrated Care for Older Adults: a struggle for sustained implementation… Read More

ICIC20 – Assessment for Ageing and Frailty

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 2A - Assessment for Ageing and Frailty chaired by Prof Anne Hendry. Presentations and Speakers: Who is safe? Welfare technology and the feeling of safety for older adults receiving reablement services at their homes and older adults with dementia living at their homes. Experiences from Norway. Dr Mariya Bikova Co-creating towards next-generation frailty assessment… Read More

WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Making Integrated Care Happen – Session 1 – Social Prescribing: Initiatives on the Island of Ireland

By Admin / February 18, 2020

Social prescribing, sometimes referred to as community referral, is a means of enabling GPs, nurses and other primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services. Recognising that people’s health is determined primar

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WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Advancing Integrated Care – Session 1 – Understanding Integrated Care: Lessons from around the world

By Admin / June 12, 2019

Over the past decade many definitions, concepts and theories have emerged trying to explain what integrated care is and what the main building blocks for successful integration of services across sectors and professions may be. In this first webinar

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 3 – Preventing and Managing Frailty

By Admin / June 10, 2019

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-3-3#1559904978280-2e42447b-fd49

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A strategic partnership approach to enabling co-production of integrated care for older people

By Admin / October 23, 2018

A strategic partnership approach to enabling co-production of integrated care for older people
Des Mulligan, HSE IE
Catherine McGuigan, Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme, IE
Abstract
Background: Designing and delivering integrated care for

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Flexibility and reablement in home care in dementia

By Admin / October 23, 2018

Flexibility and reablement in home care in dementia
Mairead Bracken-Scally, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Anne-Marie Brady, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Louise Daly, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Geralyn Hynes, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Brian Keogh, Trinit

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – Living Well in Care Homes and in Care Facilities – Scotland and New South Wales

By Admin / June 13, 2018

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1528971824630-451bc46f-5883

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Palliative and End of Life Care

By Miriam Galvin / May 17, 2018

Aims to facilitate collaboration across disciplines and across countries to enhance our understanding, adoption and evaluation of palliative and end of life care as a key component of people centred integrated care.

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – Carefirst Seniors: Ontario and Varis Court: Moray

By Admin / January 17, 2018

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1515406978237-3695155d-d853

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – e-frailty in Primary Care and Frailty at the front door

By Admin / December 13, 2017

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1512994431670-28b49f42-0c4d

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – Technology Enabled Care for Older People

By Admin / November 20, 2017

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – Preventing and Managing Frailty

By Admin / October 18, 2017

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1485246030073-5e90f1df-668a

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Provision of an Out-reach Pacemaker Follow-Up Service in a Community Nursing Unit

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Provision of an Out-reach Pacemaker Follow-Up Service in a Community Nursing Unit
Authors: Paul Nolan , Laura Moylan, Michelle Fahy, Bernie Austin
Abstract
Introduction: Patients with implanted pacemakers require at least annual checks on their devic

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Community teams, specialist fall services and emergency department implementing an integrated regional falls risk assessment and prevention pathway

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Community teams, specialist fall services and emergency department implementing an integrated regional falls risk assessment and prevention pathway
Authors: Kieran Anthony O’Connor , Sheena McHugh, Tim Dukelow, Olivia Wall, Rosemary Murphy, Anne O’Ke

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Introduction of a primary care formulary to a nursing home

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Introduction of a primary care formulary to a nursing home
Authors: Paul Edward Ryan , Peter Weedle, George O’Mahony, Nick Flynn
Abstract
Objectives/aims: Prescribing is the most common intervention General Practitioners do and accounts for the secon

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Ageing and integrative care: examining a multidisciplinary memory clinic in an Irish setting

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Ageing and integrative care: examining a multidisciplinary memory clinic in an Irish setting
Authors: Cornelia Carey , Declan Lyons, Karen Looney, Deirdre Ryan
Abstract
Introduction: St Patrick’s Mental Health Service (SPMHS) memory clinic is a multi

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Active Ageing – Implementing integrated care for falls prevention and bone health at scale

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Active Ageing – Implementing integrated care for falls prevention and bone health at scale
Author: Irene Frances O Byrne-Maguire
Abstract
Introduction and aim: The purpose of AFFINITY (activating falls and fractures prevention in Ireland together),

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Developing a National Patient Transfer Letter for use by both the Nursing Home (NH) & Acute Hospital (AH) Sectors

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing a National Patient Transfer Letter for use by both the Nursing Home (NH) & Acute Hospital (AH) Sectors
Authors: Jonathon O’Keeffe , Jean Barber, Deirdre Lang, JJ Barry, Graham Hughes, Diarmuid O’Shea
Abstract
Background: This project was i

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Hardwicke: transition from a surgical ward to an exemplar Specialist Geriatric Ward

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Hardwicke: transition from a surgical ward to an exemplar Specialist Geriatric Ward
Authors: Margaret O Donoghue , Grace Corcoran, Louise Lawlor, Carol Lyons, Linda Brewer, Alan Moore, Una Donnelly, Anne Healy, Paul Maloney, Elaine Moloney, Fiona Keo

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Implementing new ways of working to reduce the risk of falls among older people: an evaluation of community-based falls risk assessment clinics

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Implementing new ways of working to reduce the risk of falls among older people: an evaluation of community-based falls risk assessment clinics
Authors: Sheena McHugh , Olivia Wall, Finola Cronin, Orla Hosford, Rosemary Murphy, Suzanne Timmons, Patri

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Effectiveness of an occupational therapy wellness programme for older adults living in long-term care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Effectiveness of an occupational therapy wellness programme for older adults living in long-term care
Authors: Monica Devine , Ruth Usher
Abstract
Background: This study evaluates the impact of participation in a 12-week occupational therapy (OT) wel

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Monitoring and Improving Quality Care through the development of an automated audit tool

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Monitoring and Improving Quality Care through the development of an automated audit tool
Author: Susan Daly
Abstract
Introduction (comprising context and problem statement) The Health Information and Quality Authority (2016) specify that designated

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A framework approach to enable local leaders integrate care for older persons: moving from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A framework approach to enable local leaders integrate care for older persons: moving from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’
Author: Patrick John Harnett
Abstract
The aging population is a healthcare ‘game changer’ (1,2,3) Multi-morbidities increase with age

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Integrated Healthcare for the Frail Older Adult

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Integrated Healthcare for the Frail Older Adult
Authors: Breffni Drumm , Jo Short, Mary Casey, Fiona O’Sullivan, Grainne O’Malley, Paula Hickey
Abstract
Background: In Ireland, the proportion of persons aged over 65 years is set to increase from 11.4

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: The evaluation of a FEDS communication tool to improve mealtime outcomes in an older intellectual disability residential centre

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The evaluation of a FEDS communication tool to improve mealtime outcomes in an older intellectual disability residential centre
Authors: Brendan Harold , Eimear O’Keeffe, Sarah Cronin
Abstract
Aim: Eating involves a range of functions including motor

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Frailty Intervention Therapy Team (FITT): A Step in the Right Direction – Integration of Early Interdisciplinary Assessment in the Emergency Department

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Frailty Intervention Therapy Team (FITT): A Step in the Right Direction – Integration of Early Interdisciplinary Assessment in the Emergency Department
Authors: Paul Maloney , Ivan Clancy, Paul Bernard, Yvonne O’Riardan, Orla Lyons, Eilis Keogh, Aide

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: In reach into Nursing Homes Education, Training and Development Programme

By Admin / October 17, 2017

In reach into Nursing Homes Education, Training and Development Programme
Authors: Anne-Marie O’Boyle, Elizabeth Graham, Mandy Ellis
Abstract
When nursing home residents  become acutely unwell they are often referred to hospital for sometimes aimless

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Bringing Cardiac Diagnostics to the Heart of the Community

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Bringing Cardiac Diagnostics to the Heart of the Community
Authors: Jo Shortt , Anthony Ryan
Abstract
Introduction & Context: Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Many elderly patients are asked to attend acute hospital for short duration a

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing a Regional Medicines Optimisation Model for Older People in Care Homes: Refinement and Reproducibility

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing a Regional Medicines Optimisation Model for Older People in Care Homes: Refinement and Reproducibility

Authors: Ruth Miller, Hilary McKee, Anne Friel, Carmel Darcy, Rory McSorley, Sabrina Parkhill, James Nicholl, Niamh McLister, Claire Sc

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Designing an integrated care pathway for falls prevention in University Hospital Waterford

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Designing an integrated care pathway for falls prevention in University Hospital Waterford
Authors: Michael Dunphy , Maire Rafferty, Desmond Fitzgerald, Riona Mulcahy, George Pope, John Cooke
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising background and probl

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Development and Refinement of a Regional Model for Medicines Optimisation in Older People in the Intermediate Care Setting

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Development and Refinement of a Regional Model for Medicines Optimisation in Older People in the Intermediate Care Setting
Authors: Ruth Miller, Carmel Darcy, Nuala McGeough, Anne Friel, Helen Graham, Maureen Hetherington, Hilary McKee, Michael S

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WEBINAR: EIP AHA – Overcoming interoperability challenges from users’ perspectives

By Admin / March 2, 2017

The B3 Action Group on Integrated Care is launching a Sprint to lay the groundwork needed to overcome interoperability challenges from a users’ perspective.

The purpose of this Webinar is to:

• Present the Sprint objectives and activities.
• Explai

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 1 – Anticipatory Care Planning

By Admin / January 13, 2017

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-1#1494943727783-b8f9ebf7-658a

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