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By Miriam Galvin / May 1, 2020

The focus of TransForm goes beyond the most common interpretations placed on integrated care. Rather, TransForm seeks to examine how co-productive partnerships that empower people in local communities can be developed through cross-sectoral collaborations.

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WEBINAR: Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis: Building integrated care as the cornerstone of our new reality – Supporting Resilient Communities in Times of Public Health Crisis

By Admin / April 23, 2020

Community resilience refers to the sustained ability of a community to respond to, withstand and recover from shocks and stressors. In Australia, and other countries, natural disasters such as drought, bushfires, floods, earthquakes and infectious di

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 4 – Place based approaches – What can we learn from innovation in small islands?

By Admin / February 19, 2020

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/ific-scotland-integrated-care-matters-webinar-series-4#1583755604360-79b1ce8b-6b00

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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 5 – Patient Voice in Design of Integrated Care Systems

By Admin / November 11, 2019

Integrated care requires joined up information for effective planning, delivery and management. Different countries are experimenting with a range policy approaches to designing integrated information systems with varying levels of success. Informati

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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 Development of a Hub and Spoke Respiratory Service

By Admin / August 8, 2019

The Development of a Hub and Spoke Respiratory Service
Sonya Murray, Letterkenny University Hospital, Health Service Executive, IE
Antoinette Doherty, Letterkenny University Hospital, Health Service Executive, IE
Tara Cooper, Letterkenny University

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WEBINAR: IFIC Canada Virtual Community Webinar Series – The Importance of Co-Design to Realize the Full Potential of Integrated Care

By Admin / July 3, 2019

This session will look at the themes identified by the community and complete a deeper dive into the most recognized theme – ‘co-design’. We will explore the meaning of co-design and will be joined by experts from around the world, to see how it has

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Compassionate Communities

By Miriam Galvin / May 29, 2019

The Compassionate Communities SIG aims to facilitate collaboration across disciplines and across countries to enhance our understanding, adoption and evaluation of compassionate communities as a key component of people centred integrated care.

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 3 – Self-Management and Co-production

By Admin / March 20, 2019

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-3-3#1552564576166-f3ea391d-235c

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 3 – Palliative and End of Life Care

By Admin / December 10, 2018

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-3-3#1545038092342-4ec27721-6178

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Self management and Co-production

By Miriam Galvin / October 24, 2018

Aims to facilitate collaboration across sectors and between countries to enhance our understanding, adoption and evaluation of Self management and Co-production.

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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: Avoidable emergency admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions in the Republic of Ireland:

By Admin / October 23, 2018

Avoidable emergency admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions in the Republic of Ireland: analysis of regional determinants
Brenda Marie Lynch, University College Cork, IE
Tony Fitzgerald, University College Cork, IE
Paul Corcoran, Univers

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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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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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Appropriate Polypharmacy & Adherence in Integrated Care

By Miriam Galvin / May 17, 2018

To facilitate collaboration across disciplines and across countries to enhance our understanding, adoption and evaluation of addressing appropriate polypharmacy as a key component of pathway for people centred integrated care

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – A Community Approach to Palliative and end of Life Care

By Admin / May 16, 2018

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1526544975085-8c551fb6-69fd

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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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Community Respiratory Team – An enhanced trust wide service offering an integrated pathway for the effective management of patients with respiratory illness within primary care and community settings

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Community Respiratory Team – An enhanced trust wide service offering an integrated pathway for the effective management of patients with respiratory illness within primary care and community settings
Authors: Paula Devine , Deborah Clifford, Marg

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Responsive community care for people with dementia & their families: Evaluating a person centred and integrated care model

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Responsive community care for people with dementia & their families: Evaluating a person centred and integrated care model
Authors: Anne-Marie Brady , Geralyn Hynes, Louise Daly, Mairead Bracken, Aurelia Ciblis, Mary Mc Carron, Brendan Kenneally, Bri

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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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Co-designing a Systematic Approach to improving care for Frail Older Patients

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Co-designing a Systematic Approach to improving care for Frail Older Patients
Authors: Marie Therese Cooney , Diarmuid O’Shea, Éidín Ní Shé, Mary McCarthy, Deirdre O’Donnell, Eilish McAuliffe, Nigel Slater, Orla Collins, Graham Hughes, Lisa Cogan, Em

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Primary Care Education, Pathways and Research of Dementia (PREPARED): Promoting integrated dementia care through Primary Care Team education

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Primary Care Education, Pathways and Research of Dementia (PREPARED): Promoting integrated dementia care through Primary Care Team education
Authors: Tony Foley , Katherine Thackeray, Anne Quinn, Louise Hopper, Kate Irving
Abstract
Introduction: Give

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Alzheimer’s Cafe Bray – An Integrated Hospital and Community Patient-Centred Approach

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Alzheimer’s Cafe Bray – An Integrated Hospital and Community Patient-Centred Approach
Authors: Carol de Wilde , Joyce Jones, Deirdre Fitzgerald
Abstract
Introduction: The idea of an Alzheimer’s Cafe in North Wicklow developed when in the hospital we

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Taking a coproduction approach to integrating recovery orientated care in Irish Mental Health Services

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Taking a coproduction approach to integrating recovery orientated care in Irish Mental Health Services
Authors: Catherine Mary Brogan , Michael Ryan
Abstract
Advancing Recovery in Ireland (ARI) is a HSE national initiative aimed at securing the organ

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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: Establishing A Memory Clinic

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Establishing A Memory Clinic
Authors: Joan Patricia Mc Donald , Mary Theresa Hickey
Abstract
Kilkenny Memory Clinic

Background: The background into the setting up of the Kilkenny Memory Clinic established in 2013 was to provide access to care pathw

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Co-designing Integrated Care Using Participatory Action Research [PAR]: The Epilepsy Partnership in Care [EPiC] Project

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Co-designing Integrated Care Using Participatory Action Research [PAR]: The Epilepsy Partnership in Care [EPiC] Project
Authors: Mary Fitzsimons , Colin Doherty, Jamie Saris, Robert Power, Veronica Lambert, Jarlath Varley
Abstract
Introduction: Conc

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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: An Independent Service User Evaluation of a Consultant Pharmacist Led. Medicines Optimisation in Older People’s Project

By Admin / October 17, 2017

An Independent Service User Evaluation of a Consultant Pharmacist Led. Medicines Optimisation in Older People’s Project
Authors: Ruth Miller, Maura McClean, Anne Friel
Abstract
Introduction: In 2012 the Western Health and Social care Trust (WHSCT) an

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Supporting Stroke Survivors in Roscommon

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Supporting Stroke Survivors in Roscommon
Authors: Colette Gill , Maura Lawless, Gerard O’Mara, Chris Macey, Niamh Dunning, Ruth Dwyer, Treasa Marrinan
Abstract
Introduction: A stroke can have devastating effects for the person themselves and their fa

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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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Donegal going against the flow: Irish differences in long-term urinary catheterisation (LTC) rates in men with Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH).

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Donegal going against the flow: Irish differences in long-term urinary catheterisation (LTC) rates in men with Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH).
Authors: Rory Stewart , Karena Hanley
Abstract
Donegal is a geographically removed county on the northw

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Socrates Cafe: Philosophy as an integrated therapeutic tool in social care settingss

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Socrates Cafe: Philosophy as an integrated therapeutic tool in social care settingss
Authors: Michael Francis Brophy , Carmel Gallagher
Abstract
My generation (born 1946) will have longer and better lives. We are not equal entering into this expe

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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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