Care co-ordination around people’s needs

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The GP OOH Palliative Care Handover Project

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The GP OOH Palliative Care Handover Project
Authors: Deirdre Shanagher , Marie Lynch, Paul Gregan, Annette Heffernan, Eamon Shanahan
Abstract
Introduction: The need to develop a standardised information transfer process from GPs to the Out-of-hours (

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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: 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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Referral Patterns to Psychiatry Intensive Care Unit: Phoenix Care Centre

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Referral Patterns to Psychiatry Intensive Care Unit: Phoenix Care Centre
Authors: Shaeraine Raaj Pararajasingam , Roy Browne, Anisha Bawagan, Twomey Pauline, Murad Firdouas, Ernest Nwarie, Sujesha Navanathan
Abstract
Background: Phoenix Care Centre i

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Supporting Integrated Care through National Standardisation of Chemotherapy Protocols

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Supporting Integrated Care through National Standardisation of Chemotherapy Protocols
Authors: Clare Meaney , Anne Marie De Frein, Patricia Heckmann
Abstract
Patients with cancer transition through the different stages of the cancer care continuum, a

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A protocol to evaluate the effectiveness of a nationwide Acute Medicine programme: examining what works, for whom, how, and in what circumstances.

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A protocol to evaluate the effectiveness of a nationwide Acute Medicine programme: examining what works, for whom, how, and in what circumstances.
Authors: Eimir M Hurley , Sheena McHugh, Aine Carrroll, Barry White, Charles Normand
Abstract
Introduct

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Early Supported Discharge after stroke: a feasible and effective service model for a rural population

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Early Supported Discharge after stroke: a feasible and effective service model for a rural population
Authors: Ciara Breen , Thomas Walsh, Eithne Waldron, Maria Costello, Mairead Chawke, Stephanie Robinson, Clare McMahon, Kate Donlon
Abstract
Backgro

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Home nasogastric feeding: integration of services to optimise transition from hospital to home

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Home nasogastric feeding: integration of services to optimise transition from hospital to home
Authors: Fiona Lucey , Gillian O’Loughlin, Nora O’Mahony, Emmet Kelly, Ion Cretu
Abstract
Introduction: Patients requiring enteral feeding are often discha

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: A pilot to evaluate the extension of the role of a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber on a Care of Older Persons /Stroke Ward through the introduction of a Doctor Light Discharge service

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A pilot to evaluate the extension of the role of a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber on a Care of Older Persons /Stroke Ward through the introduction of a Doctor Light Discharge service
Authors: Julie Magee, Dianne Gill, Glenda Fleming, Sharon Haughe

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Continuity of care post-hospitalisation of patients at risk of medicnes management problems

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Continuity of care post-hospitalisation of patients at risk of medicnes management problems
Authors: Michael Gordon Scott, Mohanad Odeh, Stephen Toner, Claire Scullin, James Charles Mc Elnay
Abstract
Introduction:Medication related problems following

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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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: The Impact of a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber on the Discharge Processes at the Weekend in an Acute Hospital

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Impact of a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber on the Discharge Processes at the Weekend in an Acute Hospital
Authors: Mark Stephen McCrudden, Dianne Gill, Glenda Fleming, Brian McCaw
Abstract
Introduction: Clinical Pharmacists within the Northern

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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: 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: An algorithm to be used nationally for delirium screening and treatment in acute hospital wards: lessons from the development process

By Admin / October 17, 2017

An algorithm to be used nationally for delirium screening and treatment in acute hospital wards: lessons from the development process
Authors: Suzanne Timmons , Deirdre Lang, David Meagher, Niamh O’Regan, Niamh McMahon, Jackie Sexton, Cathy McHale, G

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Optimising the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Optimising the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Authors: John Brennan , Sara O’Kelly, Jane Finucane, Sarah Cosgrave, Diarmuid O’Shea
Abstract
Introduction: Carew House Day Hospital is an outpatient assessment unit for patients aged 65 years and ove

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Health and Social Care Professions Rise to the Challenge Admission Avoidance in Emergency Departments

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Health and Social Care Professions Rise to the Challenge Admission Avoidance in Emergency Departments
Author: Rosie Quinn
Abstract
Patients with mobility issues with potential for same day discharge in EDs

This paper describes how Emergency Departm

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Promoting the physical health of people with severe mental illness: improving integration between primary and secondary care.

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Promoting the physical health of people with severe mental illness: improving integration between primary and secondary care.
Authors: Marie T O’Shea , Margo Wrigley, Jim Ryan, Brian Osborne, Jogin Thakore, Donal O Hanlon, Pearse Finegan, Claire Coll

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Functional exercise after total hip replacemen; The FEATHER project

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Functional exercise after total hip replacemen; The FEATHER project
Author: Brenda M Monaghan
Abstract
Background: At present, there is an insufficient evidence base to evaluate the effectiveness of physiotherapy following total hip replacement(THR)

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Chronic Disease in the Emergency Department: The weakest link in integrated care?

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Chronic Disease in the Emergency Department: The weakest link in integrated care?
Authors: Kelly Janssens , Tim McDonnell, Gerry McCarthy
Abstract
Objective: Chronic disease (CD) accounts for two-thirds of emergency medical admissions and approximate

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Does Combined Respiratory and Palliative Care Management Improve Care for COPD Patients

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Does Combined Respiratory and Palliative Care Management Improve Care for COPD Patients
Authors: Amy Mulkerns , Peter O’ Toole, Paul Gregan, Timothy McDonnell
Abstract
Introduction: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) produces breathlessness

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Reducing the incidence of pressure ulcers in fractured hip patients

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Reducing the incidence of pressure ulcers in fractured hip patients
Authors: Sinead Mc Gee , Miriam Malik, Alison Reynolds, Patrick Mc Carthy
Abstract
In Ireland, approximately 3,000 patients present to the Emergency Department (ED) with hip fracture

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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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: National Clinical Programme in Surgery – General Surgery Minor Ops “See & Treat” Clinic

By Admin / October 17, 2017

National Clinical Programme in Surgery – General Surgery Minor Ops “See & Treat” Clinic
Authors: Mary Flynn , Paul Ridgway, Amy Gillis, Amy Carswell, Ita Hegarty, Brendan O’Shea
Abstract
Introduction: General Surgery is currently ranked number 3 for

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A Conceptual Model to Support Integrated Early Intervention Practice for Children with Disabilties

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A Conceptual Model to Support Integrated Early Intervention Practice for Children with Disabilties
Authors: Clare Carroll , Jane Sixsmith
Abstract
Background: Early Intervention (EI) for infants and prechoolers with disabilities is seen as essential

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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: 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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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: 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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Integrated Care in Diabetes: Impact of Email Decision Support on Community Type 2 Diabetes Service in the Midlands in Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Integrated Care in Diabetes: Impact of Email Decision Support on Community Type 2 Diabetes Service in the Midlands in Ireland
Authors: Elaine Ai Ling Soong , Siobhan Meehan, Mairead Walsh, Velma Harkins, Shu Hoashi
Abstract
Introduction: In Ireland,

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: An evaluation of the prevalence of Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes in a Cardiac Rehabilitation nurse led PCI clinic at University Hospital Limerick

By Admin / October 17, 2017

An evaluation of the prevalence of Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes in a Cardiac Rehabilitation nurse led PCI clinic at University Hospital Limerick
Authors: Ciara Cahill , Catriona Ahern, Kirsten Mannix
Abstract
Introduction: It is estimated that there are

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Making Every Contact Count (MECC) – Chronic Disease Risk Factor and Brief Advice Recording

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) – Chronic Disease Risk Factor and Brief Advice Recording
Authors: Jacinta Mulroe , Claire Collins, John Cuddihy, Ronan Fawsitt, Mairead Gleeson, Siobhan Jennings, Gemma Leane, Maria O’Brien, Orlaith O’Reilly, Aileen

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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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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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Exploring the Coordination of Care for People with Multimorbidities and their Support Networks using

By Admin / December 16, 2016

Exploring the Coordination of Care for People with Multimorbidities and their Support Networks using Social Network Analysis: A Research Protocol
Orla M Scholar Caffrey, Mandy S Lee, José L Molina González, Charles Normand
Abstract
Introduction: Mul

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Polypharmacy and Adherence: Key Components of Integrated Care. The case of Northern Ireland

By Admin / December 16, 2016

Polypharmacy and Adherence: Key Components of Integrated Care. The case of Northern Ireland
Claire Scullin, Glenda Fleming, Michael Scott, Cathy Harrison
Abstract
Introduction: Polypharmacy and medication adherence in the older population are signif

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 1 – Intermediate Care

By Admin / October 24, 2016

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-1#1485246030073-5e90f1df-668a

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WEBINAR: A Movement for Change – Integration Across the Care Continuum: Improving Population Health

By Admin / April 5, 2016

A key ingredient for success is “Integration across the care continuum: improving population health”. While disease management programmes may be appropriate for straight forward action in people with one chronic disease, increasingly it is recognized

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Nuffield Trust

By Admin / March 19, 2015

Developing a patient survey of care co-ordination to older people.

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