Community health care

ICIC20 – Polypharmacy and Adherence management: what does it take to scale-up? – in association with the Polypharmacy and Adherence SIG

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 6C - Polypharmacy and Adherence management: what does it take to scale-up? - in association with the Polypharmacy and Adherence SIG Presentations and Speakers: Welcome and Introduction Dr Albert Alonso The building blocks of medication safety and polypharmacy Mrs Alpana Mair Prerequisites for successful implementation of Comprehensive Medication Management services at a primary care… Read More

ICIC20 – Workshop – Health systems and services focused on people and their communities

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 5H - Workshop - Health systems and services focused on people and their communities Presentations and Speakers: Health systems centered on people and communities, a necessary movement in the Americas Dr Osvaldo Artaza Reality of health systems in Latin America, lessons learned in the Covid-19 pandemic Dr Osvaldo Artaza From Alma Ata to Astana,… Read More

ICIC20 – Polypharmacy and Adherence

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 5C - Polypharmacy and Adherence chaired by Dr Albert Alonso and Mrs Alpana Mair Presentations and Speakers: Inappropriate prescribing among older people in intermediate care: prevalence, pharmacist intervention and predictors of improved prescribing Mrs Ann Doherty Journey from Clinical Pharmacist to Pharmacist Prescriber – Primary Care Collaborative Care Model Aiming for Equity and Workforce… Read More

ICIC20 – New community structures and roles

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 5B - New community structures and roles chaired by Prof Donata Kurpas Presentations and Speakers: Time for a shift in power: A people-driven approach to integrated community care Mrs Luisa Marino How to manipulate friends and influence practice: using a narrative microbiology report to change clinical behaviours through the application of complexity science Mr… Read More

ICIC20 – Compassionate Communities – in association with Compassionate Communities SIG

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 4D - Compassionate Communities - in association with Compassionate Communities SIG chaired by Ms Alison Bunce and Ms Mandy Andrew Presentations and Speakers: High Five: creating compassion and mental wellbeing in young people in Scotland and Brazil Ms Alison Bunce A compassionate communities’ programme to support volunteers to be carers at the end of… Read More

ICIC20 – Plenary 4: Improving Integrated Care outcomes across the whole life course

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Plenary 4: Improving Integrated Care outcomes across the whole life course chaired by Dr Jason Yap and Prof Ana Stavljenić Rukavina Presentations and Speakers: In celebration of 20 years of the International Foundation for Integrated Care Prof Nick Goodwin Multidisciplinary and intersectoral child-protection system: Good practice model in long-term health and well-being Prof Gordana Buljan… Read More

WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Making Integrated Care Happen – Session 3 – Inclusion Health and Understanding the Social Determinants of Health

By Admin / August 11, 2020

Inclusion health is a service, research, and policy agenda that aims to prevent and redress health and social inequities among the most vulnerable and excluded populations. Addressing social inequalities to ensure the best health outcomes for populat

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WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Making Integrated Care Happen – Session 2 – Palliative & End-of-Life Care in Ireland in partnership with the Iri

By Admin / March 10, 2020

IFIC Ireland and the Irish Hospice Foundation are delighted to partner on the second webinar in our 2020 series focussed on Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Ireland. Rebecca Lloyd, Public Engagement Officer for the Irish Hospice Foundation will spe

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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 Australia Webinar Series 2019 – Partnering with Community

By Admin / December 11, 2019

‘Meeting community needs’ is a phrase often heard in health service planning, but how do you know if you are meeting the needs and expectations of the communities you are working with? And are needs analyses, demographic profiles and epidemiological

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 4 – Compassionate Communities

By Admin / November 28, 2019

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/ific-scotland-integrated-care-matters-webinar-series-4#1575455585335-594ab22a-8a11

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WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Advancing Integrated Care – Session 4 – Implementing Integrated Care in Northern Ireland

By Admin / October 8, 2019

In the fourth in the series, Dr Sloan Harper Director of Integration at the Health and Social Care Board Northern Ireland will outline why Integrated Care Partnerships (ICPs) are key to transforming how health and social care is delivered in Northern

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WEBINAR: IFIC Canada Virtual Community Webinar Series – The critical role of Primary Care in realizing the potential of Integrated Healt

By Admin / September 11, 2019

Primary care plays an important role throughout people’s lives and is a fundamental component of high-performing health systems. As health and social care systems across the world are prioritizing integrated care as a way to improve the delivery of h

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The impact of a Reablement Service Programme on physical ability and care plan packages

By Admin / August 8, 2019

The impact of a Reablement Service Programme on physical ability and care plan packages
Paul Slater, Ulster University, GB
Felicity Hasson, Ulster University, GB
Robert Brown, Western Health and Soical Care Trust, GB
Abstract
Context and Background:

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Why bother about governance – exploring interpretation of professionals involved in the implementati

By Admin / August 8, 2019

Why bother about governance – exploring interpretation of professionals involved in the implementation of integrated care programmes in community healthcare organisations
Lola Odewumi, Dublin Institute of Technology, IE
Abstract
The last five years

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Patients’ attitudes to and experience of the use of technology in mental health in an Irish primary

By Admin / August 8, 2019

Patients’ attitudes to and experience of the use of technology in mental health in an Irish primary care setting
Mary Jane Finucane, General practitioner, IE
Abstract
Introduction: Mental health issues represent a significant proportion visits to GP

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Inter-professional development for student nurses

By Admin / August 8, 2019

Inter-professional development for student nurses
Mary Burke, Caredoc, IE
Michelle Kearns, Caredoc, IE
Margaret Curran, Caredoc, IE
Dorcas Collier, Caredoc, IE
Abstract
The quality of student nurse placements is important in the development of compe

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WEBINAR: Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis: Building integrated care as the cornerstone of our new reality – Digital Solutions: Adoption, Adaptation and their role in post Covid-19 health a

By Admin / June 18, 2019

As each integrated care building block is reliant on information, digital solutions could be seen as the cement that holds the blocks together. Albeit, the arguments for greater use and investment have become increasingly compelling, the rate of adop

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Hepcare europe: Hepcheck; reaching vulnerable populations

By Admin / October 23, 2018

Hepcare europe: Hepcheck; reaching vulnerable populations
Walter Cullen, School of Medicine; University College Dublin, IE
John Shearer Lambert, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Infectious Diseases Clinic, Dublin, Ireland, University College

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Development of an Inclusion Health Integrated Care Programme for Homeless Adults in Dublin, Irel

By Admin / October 23, 2018

The Development of an Inclusion Health Integrated Care Programme for Homeless Adults in Dublin, Ireland
Clíona Ní Cheallaigh, St James’s Hospital; Trinity College, IE
Ann-Marie Lawlee, St James’s Hospital, IE
Jess Sears, DEPAUL, IE
Joanne Dowds, St

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Developing citizen advocacy for adults with intellectual disability

By Admin / October 23, 2018

Developing citizen advocacy for adults with intellectual disability
Amanda Phelan, University College Dublin, IE
Emer Meighan, Sage Advocacy and Support for Older people, IE
Abstract
In 2010, the Report of Disability Policy Review Keogh 2010 was pre

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Experiences of community-based Clinical Nurse Specialists in supporting the delivery of integrated d

By Admin / October 23, 2018

Experiences of community-based Clinical Nurse Specialists in supporting the delivery of integrated diabetes care: A qualitative study
Fiona Riordan, University College Cork, IE
Niamh McGrath, University College Cork, IE
Sheena M. McHugh, University

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Challenges in care co-ordination: missed care in community nursing

By Admin / October 23, 2018

Challenges in care co-ordination: missed care in community nursing
Amanda Phelan, University College Dublin, IE
Sandra McCarthy, University College Dublin, IE
Elizabeth Adams, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, IE
Abstract
Primary healthcare is

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Development of hepfriend; a dublin community hepatitis c peer support model

By Admin / October 23, 2018

Development of hepfriend; a dublin community hepatitis c peer support model
John Shearer Lambert, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, University College Dublin, IE
Tina McHugh, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, University College Dublin,

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JOURNAL ARTICLE: Embracing Uncertainty to Enable Transformation: The Process of Engaging in Trialogue for Mental Heal

By Admin / April 18, 2018

Research & theory
Embracing Uncertainty to Enable Transformation: The Process of Engaging in Trialogue for Mental Health Communities in Ireland
Authors: Simon Dunne, School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Dublin City University, IE
Liam MacGabhann, Sc

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – District Nursing, Case Management & Buurtzorg

By Admin / April 18, 2018

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1522938028779-7fd57c9d-53f8

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – Carewell; Community Virtual Ward

By Admin / March 14, 2018

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1521032054310-f9736b05-1e0f

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – Reablement home care

By Admin / February 14, 2018

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1518603548527-b43de751-08ef

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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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Flexible Assertive Community Treatment

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Flexible Assertive Community Treatment
Authors: Denis Long , Colm Herlihy, John Kelleher, Ned Kelly, Martin Lawlor
Abstract
Background: Carraig Mor Psychiatric Intensive care unit has developed a Flexible Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) approach

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: To text or not to text?… Implications for general practice: A mixed methods investigation

By Admin / October 17, 2017

To text or not to text?… Implications for general practice: A mixed methods investigation
Authors: Dorothy Leahy , Aoife Lyons, Matthias Dahm, Diarmuid Quinlan
Abstract
Introduction: Texting has become more prevalent in general practice as a tool to

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A Realist Framework for the Implementation of Integrated Primary Care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A Realist Framework for the Implementation of Integrated Primary Care
Author: Marcella McGovern
Abstract
Introduction: An obstacle for the implementation of Integrated Primary Care (IPC) has been termed the “Paradox of Primary Care” [1].This paradox

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Heart Failure Virtual Consult

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Heart Failure Virtual Consult
Authors: Ciara Keane , Stephanie James, Joe Gallagher, Annie Fitzgerald, Bronagh Travers, Etain Quigley, C Hecht, Mark Ledwidge, Kenneth McDonald
Abstract
Introduction: Many challenges remain in the management of heart f

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A new way of working in Irish mental health: service user and family member engagement in the design and delivery of mental health services

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A new way of working in Irish mental health: service user and family member engagement in the design and delivery of mental health services
Author: Liam Hennessy
Abstract
Are you part of a ‘new way of working’ already yielding outcome or still in pi

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Improving Communication with General Practitioners post ST elevation Myocardial Infarction

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Improving Communication with General Practitioners post ST elevation Myocardial Infarction
Authors: JJ Coughlan , Conor Hickie, Barbara Gorna, Ross Murphy
Abstract
Introduction: Coronary artery disease remains one of the leading causes of death world

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Early detection of deterioration in the older persons in a community setting the Kildare, West Wicklow area Co Kildare part of CHO7

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Early detection of deterioration in the older persons in a community setting the Kildare, West Wicklow area Co Kildare part of CHO7
Author: Mary Roach
Abstract
An algorithm/pathway for health professionals to use in a community. This is used for ear

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Overview of a Home Enteral Nutrition Service in North Dublin

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Overview of a Home Enteral Nutrition Service in North Dublin
Authors: Niamh Maher , Tara O’Riordan, Helga Gerlitz
Abstract
Introduction: Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) positively impacts on quality of life and reduces healthcare costs through a reduct

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Developing an integrated memory service for older people in Waterford

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing an integrated memory service for older people in Waterford
Authors: Roisin O’Sullivan , John Cooke, Anne Landers, Riona Mulcahy, George Pope, Michael Kirby
Abstract
Introduction: In the absence of a specialised interdisciplinary memory cli

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Community Intervention Team as a means of Improving the transition from hospital to home for patients

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Community Intervention Team as a means of Improving the transition from hospital to home for patients
Authors: Michelle Kearns , Margaret Curran, Dorcas Collier, Mary Burke, Michelle Lawler
Abstract
Introduction: Too frequently patients are disch

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing an integrated approach across various government departments’ for service users with First Episode Psychosis to achieve employment and educational goals using Individual Placement Support model

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing an integrated approach across various government departments’ for service users with First Episode Psychosis to achieve employment and educational goals using Individual Placement Support model
Author: Rhona Jennings
Abstract
In Ireland i

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