Frail elderly

Frailty Matters

By Miriam Galvin / February 25, 2021
IFIC Scotland’s end of year blog mentioned our ‘Frailty Matters’ project, funded by the Burdett Trust for Nursing. I am pleased to share some more detail about this innovative collaboration between the ALLIANCE, NHS Ayrshire & Arran, the University of the West of Scotland (UWS), IFIC Scotland and the Queens Nursing Institute Scotland (QNIS). Frailty… Read More

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

Project ValueCare

By Miriam Galvin / May 1, 2020

Project ValueCare is an EU funded project which aims to deliver personalised integrated (health and social) care services, better outcomes for older people and improved care experience. It also aims to improve staff satisfaction and greater efficiency in the use of resources and coordination of care.

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 4 – Preventing and Managing Frailty

By Admin / December 19, 2019

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/ific-scotland-integrated-care-matters-webinar-series-4#1578314820442-ed8703db-70fc

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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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Flexibility and reablement in home care in dementia

By Karen O'Connell / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: National Clinical Programme for Older People: National Frailty Education Programme “Fundamentals of

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

National Clinical Programme for Older People: National Frailty Education Programme “Fundamentals of Frailty”
Deirdre Lang, Health Service Executive; Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, IE
Carmel Hoey, Health Service Executive, IE
Diarmuid O’Shea

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

By Karen O'Connell / 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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Role of the Dietitian within the Frail Elderly Pilot in Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown from February to June 2016

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Role of the Dietitian within the Frail Elderly Pilot in Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown from February to June 2016
Author: Caroline Stapleton
Abstract
Introduction: The Specialist Geriatric Services Model of Care aims to improve the quality and eff

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Optimising the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

By Karen O'Connell / 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: Designing a Proactive, Person-Centred, Digital Integrated Care System

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Designing a Proactive, Person-Centred, Digital Integrated Care System
Authors: Julie Doyle , Evert-Jan Hoogerwerf, Janneke Kuiper, Emma Murphy, Caoimhe Hannigan, John Dinsmore, Thomas van der Auwermeulen, Jonas Albert, An Jacobs, Lorenza Maluccelli,

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Are the Wards in St Vincent’s University Hospital Dementia Friendly?

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Are the Wards in St Vincent’s University Hospital Dementia Friendly?
Authors: Aisling Jane Davis , Sarah Mc Nally
Abstract
Introduction: A significant proportion of the inpatients in SVUH have a dementia diagnosis. These individuals have complex care

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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 Karen O'Connell / 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: Bridging the Gap in Dementia Care within an OT Primary Care Setting – The Role of Clinical Care Pathway Development

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Bridging the Gap in Dementia Care within an OT Primary Care Setting – The Role of Clinical Care Pathway Development
Authors: Moya Doyle , Katie Barry
Abstract
Background: The need for a clinical care pathway for Dementia was identified in line with t

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

By Karen O'Connell / 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: Integrated Healthcare for the Frail Older Adult

By Karen O'Connell / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Integrating Care and Improving Flow for Frail Older Adults through the Development of an Acute Inpatient Frailty Service

By Karen O'Connell / 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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Talking about the end – involving service users in an end-of-life care quality improvement initiative in a residential care setting

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Talking about the end – involving service users in an end-of-life care quality improvement initiative in a residential care setting
Authors: Jolene Dervin , Anne Claffey
Abstract
Introduction: Staff members in a residential setting for older people p

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

By Karen O'Connell / 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: A Multi-disciplinary approach to falls prevention in the elderly

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A Multi-disciplinary approach to falls prevention in the elderly
Authors: Chris Leggett, Julie Jess, Ruth McNamara
Abstract
Northern Ireland South Eastern Integrated Care Partnership – Multi-agency Falls Prevention Strategy Background: Falls are the

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

By Karen O'Connell / 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 Karen O'Connell / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Community teams, specialist fall services and emergency department implementing an integrated regional falls risk assessment and prevention pathway

By Karen O'Connell / 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: An algorithm to be used nationally for delirium screening and treatment in acute hospital wards: lessons from the development process

By Karen O'Connell / 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: Safer transitioning Optimising Frail Elderly Patients Care From Hospital to Home

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Safer transitioning Optimising Frail Elderly Patients Care From Hospital to Home
Authors: Yvonne O’ Riordan , Paul Bernard, Paul Maloney, Alison Enright, Carmel McGrath
Abstract
Beaumont Hospital is committed to delivering on the objectives of the Na

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

By Karen O'Connell / 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: Active Ageing – Implementing integrated care for falls prevention and bone health at scale

By Karen O'Connell / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A National Frailty Education Programme

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A National Frailty Education Programme
Authors: Deirdre Lang , Carmel Hoey, Diarmuid O’Shea, Helen Whitty
Abstract
Rationale for Training: Population ageing is occurring rapidly and between 2015 and 2050, the number of people aged 60 years and older

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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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Nuffield Trust

By Admin / March 19, 2015

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

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