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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing a National Training Programme for Health Behaviour Change for health professionals in the Irish Health Service

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing a National Training Programme for Health Behaviour Change for health professionals in the Irish Health Service
Authors: Mairead Patricia Gleeson , Maria O’Brien, Aileen Scott, Orlaith O’Reilly
Abstract
Introduction: (comprising context an

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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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: The development of a strategic vision and educational framework for Gerontological nursing

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The development of a strategic vision and educational framework for Gerontological nursing
Authors: Deirdre Lang , Carmel Hoey
Abstract
Background: Population ageing is causing important and fundamental changes for health and social care services nat

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Little Things – making a big difference to promoting positive mental health

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Little Things – making a big difference to promoting positive mental health
Authors: Enda Saul , Emer C
Abstract
One of the strategic priorities of the HSE’s Mental Health Division is to promote positive mental health. Little Things is the integrated

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A Community Virtual Ward Supporting Integrated Care for Older Persons with Complex Health and Social Care Needs.

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A Community Virtual Ward Supporting Integrated Care for Older Persons with Complex Health and Social Care Needs.
Authors: Clare Lewis , Mary McDermott, Alan Martin, Declan Patton, Linda Nugent
Abstract
Introduction: The aging population within the R

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Processes of care performed by specialist nurses to support integrated diabetes management: Feedback to inform service delivery

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Processes of care performed by specialist nurses to support integrated diabetes management: Feedback to inform service delivery
Authors: Fiona Riordan , Helen Twamley, Niamh Smyth, Sheena McHugh
Abstract
Introduction: In Ireland, there has been an in

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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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Audit on the use of Oral Nutrition Supplements in an Adult Intellectual Disability Service

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Audit on the use of Oral Nutrition Supplements in an Adult Intellectual Disability Service
Author: Laura Mary Hayden
Abstract
Introduction: A pilot audit on the prescription and provision of Oral Nutritional Supplements (ONS) for residential client

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Safer Patient Mealtimes: An interdisciplinary Educational Initiative for HSCP students in a neurorehabilitation setting

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Safer Patient Mealtimes: An interdisciplinary Educational Initiative for HSCP students in a neurorehabilitation setting
Authors: Marie Cox , Fiona Haughey, Niamh Leonard
Abstract
Aims & Objectives: To outline the development and implementation of an

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A Patient Portal Providing Individualised Services and Care in Epilepsy (PISCES)

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A Patient Portal Providing Individualised Services and Care in Epilepsy (PISCES)
Authors: Kevin Power , Mary Fitzsimons, Maire White, Gianpiero Cavalleri, Brendan Dunleavey, Richard Corbridge, Colin Doherty, Norman Delanty, Mark McCormack
Abstract
In

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Safer Transitions: Optimising Care and Function from Hospital to Home

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Safer Transitions: Optimising Care and Function from Hospital to Home
Authors: Yvonne O’ Riordan , Paul Bernard, Paul Maloney, Alison Enright, Carmel McGrath
Abstract
Elderly patients living with frailty have complex and distinct needs. For many, bei

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Youghal Community Action on Alcohol

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Youghal Community Action on Alcohol
Authors: Maria O’Malley , Kate Gibney
Abstract
Aim: To build the capacity of communities to identify alcohol issues and develop local action plans to reduce alcohol harm.

Youghal community Action on Alcohol: On av

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: ‘Irish Traveller’ Ethnic Minority Group – Chronic Conditions Community Heart Health Pilot Programme

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Irish Traveller’ Ethnic Minority Group – Chronic Conditions Community Heart Health Pilot Programme
Authors: Ann Marie Lawlor , Claire Fitzpatrick, Seathrun O’Casaide
Abstract
“Given their high mortality, likely high incidence, and low appreciation of

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: To reduce antisocial behaviour on one ground floor team at a drug treatment centre to zero by June 2016

By Admin / October 17, 2017

To reduce antisocial behaviour on one ground floor team at a drug treatment centre to zero by June 2016
Authors: Fiona Fenton , Margaret Markey
Abstract
Theory of change: A theory was proposed that if we increased the therapeutic effectiveness of the

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Primary Care Referral Letters to the Emergency Department; An Audit of the National Standardised Patient Referral Template

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Primary Care Referral Letters to the Emergency Department; An Audit of the National Standardised Patient Referral Template
Authors: John Brennan , Clare Hayden, Brendan McAuliffe, Daragh Shields
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising context and probl

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Building Networks: An Integrated approach to primary secondary and tertiary care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Building Networks: An Integrated approach to primary secondary and tertiary care
Author: William James Foley
Abstract
The HSE strategy highlights the need for seamless connections between various agencies working with clients. Many agencies work in

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Can we predict your future? Using scores to predict length of stay and discharge destination

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Can we predict your future? Using scores to predict length of stay and discharge destination
Authors: Sarah Mc Nally , Roisin Howlin, Annette Kehoe, Sarah Murphy
Abstract
Background: This audit was completed within a large teaching hospital in Dublin

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: An Exploratory Study of Nurses’ Attitude towards Peer Review in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

By Admin / October 17, 2017

An Exploratory Study of Nurses’ Attitude towards Peer Review in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
Author: Ejiro Ohare Stratton
Abstract
Aim: The objective of this research is to explore the attitude of nurses’ at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital towards pee

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A Rapid Access Palliative Clinic to reduce waiting time for palliative radiotherapy in a Regional Cancer Centre in Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A Rapid Access Palliative Clinic to reduce waiting time for palliative radiotherapy in a Regional Cancer Centre in Ireland
Authors: Megan Morris , Theresa O’Donovan, Bolanle Ofi, Aileen Flavin
Abstract
Purpose: In September 2014, the Rapid Access Pal

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The implementation of personalised supports for people with dementia through multi-stakeholder, integrated care networks

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The implementation of personalised supports for people with dementia through multi-stakeholder, integrated care networks
Authors: Fiona Keogh , Elaine Howard, Mary McGuire, Mary Manning
Abstract
Introduction: It is estimated that 55,000 people have d

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Patient Held Active Record of Medication Status (PHARMS) Feasibility Study

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Patient Held Active Record of Medication Status (PHARMS) Feasibility Study
Authors: Elaine K Walsh , Laura J Sahm, Patricia M Kearney, W Henry Smithson, Derina Byrne, David Kerins, Chrys Ngwa, Ciara Fitzgerald, Stephen McCarthy, Eimear Connolly,

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: The Role of Advocacy in children’s palliative care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Role of Advocacy in children’s palliative care
Author: Sharon Ann Thompson
Abstract
‘Role of advocacy in Irish Children’s Palliative Care. What would parents of children with life limiting conditions like?’

Introduction: This presentation will

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Using an integrated model of care between an acute hospital and primary care in a transitional care unit to support patient flow and discharge home

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Using an integrated model of care between an acute hospital and primary care in a transitional care unit to support patient flow and discharge home
Authors: Tim Dukelow , Aoife Mary O’Sullivan, Linda McCarthy, Noreen O’Sullivan, George O’Mahony, Cath

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Engaging Communities as Home Care Providers, Utilizing a Social Enterprise Model

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Engaging Communities as Home Care Providers, Utilizing a Social Enterprise Model
Author: Tom Niall O’Connor
Abstract
Introduction: Research Problem: How can we engage communities as home care providers, utilizing a social enterprise model?

Policy

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Integrating Care and Improving Flow for Frail Older Adults through the Development of an Acute Inpatient Frailty Service

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Integrating Care and Improving Flow for Frail Older Adults through the Development of an Acute Inpatient Frailty Service
Authors: Rónán O’Caoimh , Maria Costello, Conor Judge, Laura Morrison, Zaq Ghafar, Bushra Ali, Edel Mannion, Orla Sheil, Pauline

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Congestive Cardiac Heart failure patients in the community: successfully managing complexity and polypharmacy

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Congestive Cardiac Heart failure patients in the community: successfully managing complexity and polypharmacy
Authors: Michelle Kearns , Liz Malone, Breege Clarke
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising context and problem statement) Congestive heart f

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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: Relationship Stages in Early Intervention Practice for Children with Disabilities

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Relationship Stages in Early Intervention Practice for Children with Disabilities
Authors: Clare Carroll , Jane Sixsmith
Abstract
Background: While a lot is known about the value of relationships in family-centered care for children infants and presc

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Patient Engagement in the development of a National Electronic Health Record

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Patient Engagement in the development of a National Electronic Health Record
Authors: Gaye Stephens , Derick Mitchell
Abstract
The characteristics of health information and its flow throughout health and social care delivery and research is integral

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Criteria Led Discharge – The Irish Journey

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Criteria Led Discharge – The Irish Journey
Authors: Richard Patrick Walsh , Garry Courtney, Sinead Fitzpatrick
Abstract
Problem: Improving patient flow and patient experience, reducing Average Length of Stay and readmissions to hospital are key polic

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Whole health system change in Ireland: Analysis of the challenges of implementation

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Whole health system change in Ireland: Analysis of the challenges of implementation
Authors: Áine Carroll , Barry White, Valerie Twomey
Abstract
Across the world, healthcare service delivery seeks to control costs and improve quality of services for

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Irish National Rare Disease Office (NRDO): A national step towards improving access to health and care services for individuals and families living with Rare Diseases

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Irish National Rare Disease Office (NRDO): A national step towards improving access to health and care services for individuals and families living with Rare Diseases
Authors: Deborah Lambert , Rita Marron, Jackie Turner, Susan M. O’Connell, Grac

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing cultures of person-centredness

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing cultures of person-centredness
Authors: Lorna Patricia Peelo-Kilroe , Margaret Codd, Brendan McCormack, Debbie Baldie
Abstract
Introduction: (comprising context and problem statement) A national two year practice development programme too

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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 HSE Breastfeeding Action Plan 2016 – 2021

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The HSE Breastfeeding Action Plan 2016 – 2021
Authors: Melissa Canny , Siobhan Hourigan
Abstract
Introduction: Breastfeeding is the biologically normal feeding method for infants and young children and ensures optimum growth and development. The Worl

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A mixed methods exploration of the housing needs of older people in social housing, comparing standard and “sheltered” housing models

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A mixed methods exploration of the housing needs of older people in social housing, comparing standard and “sheltered” housing models
Authors: Suzanne Timmons , Lorna Kenny, Mary Rose Day, Cathal O’Connell, Joe Finnerty, Siobhan Fox
Abstract
Introduc

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Innovative co-design of integrated services designed to improve access to health care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Innovative co-design of integrated services designed to improve access to health care
Authors: Fiona O’Reilly , Joseph Doyle, Eamon Keenan
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising background and problem statement) Homeless people suffer higher mortality

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Care-coordination in the rehabilitative treatment and management of Neurogenic Heterotopic ossification

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Care-coordination in the rehabilitative treatment and management of Neurogenic Heterotopic ossification
Author: Aine Carroll
Abstract
Introduction: Neurogenic heterotopic ossification (NHO) is a disorder of abnormal bone formation affecting one in f

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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: Frail Elderly Pilot Programme Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown 2016

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Frail Elderly Pilot Programme Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown 2016
Authors: Niamh Muldoon , Caroline Stapleton, Jennifer Kane, Basil Sullivan, Sarah Gleeson, Derry O’ Loan, George Jefferies, Jackie Convery
Abstract
Introduction: The Specialist Geria

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