Older people

ICIC20 – Intermediate Care – Session 3 – in association with Intermediate Care SIG

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 8C - Intermediate Care - Session 3 - in association with Intermediate Care SIG chaired by Prof. Anne Hendry and Ms Mandy Andrew. Presentations and Speakers: Healthcare utilisation following pharmacist case management of older people in intermediate care. Mrs Ann Doherty Integrating Care from Home to Hospital to Home: Development of Provincial Transition in… Read More

ICIC20 – Intermediate Care – Session 2

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7C - Intermediate Care - Session 2 chaired by Dr Marco Inzitari Presentations and Speakers: Workforce planning for Integrated Care: a story of operational success. Ms Margaret Curran An Integrated Model of Environmental Care for a Patient Discharged from the Emergency Department - A Comparative Analysis of Meeting the Needs of Emergency Department Patients… Read More

ICIC20 – Intermediate Care – Session 1

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 6I - Intermediate Care - Session 1 chaired by Prof Anne Hendry Presentations and Speakers: An integrated hospital-to-home transitional care intervention for older adults with multimorbidity and depressive symptoms: A pragmatic effectiveness-implementation trial Dr Rebecca Ganann Two European examples of acute geriatric units in intermediate care facilities, for older adults with exacerbated chronic conditions… Read More

ICIC20 – Digital platforms supporting an ageing society

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 4I - Digital platforms supporting an ageing society chaired by Mrs Sonja Müller Presentations and Speakers: The European Blueprint on Digital Transformation of Health and Care for the Ageing Society Ms Jess Vogt SMILE – Supporting multi-morbidity self-care through Integration, Learning and eHealth Ms Mary Burke The C3-Cloud Approach to Clinical and Technical Co-production… 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

ICIC20 – Person-centred Care, Theory and Integrated Care Transformation

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 1E - Person-centred Care, Theory and Integrated Care Transformation chaired by Dr Edelweiss Aldasoro Presentations and Speakers: Collaborative project: health systems and services centered on people and their communities Dr Osvaldo Artaza The benefits of person centered care for professionals, patients and informal caregivers Dr Jane Murray Cramm Success Factors for more Prudent, Integrated… Read More
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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: 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: “You Saved My Life”: Integrated wearable technology supported by telephone nurse triage

By Admin / August 8, 2019

“You Saved My Life”: Integrated wearable technology supported by telephone nurse triage
Mary Burke, Caredoc, IE
Michelle Kearns, Caredoc, IE
Abstract
Remote monitoring devices could potentially reduce costs and improve health for at-risk patient pop

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WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Advancing Integrated Care – Session 1 – Understanding Integrated Care: Lessons from around the world

By Admin / June 12, 2019

Over the past decade many definitions, concepts and theories have emerged trying to explain what integrated care is and what the main building blocks for successful integration of services across sectors and professions may be. In this first webinar

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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
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Background: Designing and delivering integrated care for

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Evaluating the Implementation of Integrated Care for Older Persons as a path to Universal Health Car

By Admin / October 23, 2018

Evaluating the Implementation of Integrated Care for Older Persons as a path to Universal Health Care
Sarah Barry, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Sara Burke, Trinity College Dublin, IE
PJ Harnett, National Programme Integrated Care for Older Persons, HS

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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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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – Carefirst Seniors: Ontario and Varis Court: Moray

By Admin / January 17, 2018

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1515406978237-3695155d-d853

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – Technology Enabled Care for Older People

By Admin / November 20, 2017

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1509534901225-3f5b8c2c-36c8

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Effectiveness of an occupational therapy wellness programme for older adults living in long-term care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Effectiveness of an occupational therapy wellness programme for older adults living in long-term care
Authors: Monica Devine , Ruth Usher
Abstract
Background: This study evaluates the impact of participation in a 12-week occupational therapy (OT) wel

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing a Regional Medicines Optimisation Model for Older People in Care Homes: Refinement and Reproducibility

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing a Regional Medicines Optimisation Model for Older People in Care Homes: Refinement and Reproducibility

Authors: Ruth Miller, Hilary McKee, Anne Friel, Carmel Darcy, Rory McSorley, Sabrina Parkhill, James Nicholl, Niamh McLister, Claire Sc

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Investigating the Management of Diabetes in Nursing Homes in the West of Ireland using a Mixed Methods Approach

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Investigating the Management of Diabetes in Nursing Homes in the West of Ireland using a Mixed Methods Approach
Authors: Lorna Hurley , Máire O’Donnell, Rónán O’Caoimh, Sean Finbarr Dinneen
Abstract
Introduction: As populations age there is an increa

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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: A Longitudinal Study of Delirium Motor Subtypes in Elderly Medical Inpatients

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A Longitudinal Study of Delirium Motor Subtypes in Elderly Medical Inpatients
Authors: Vincent Melvin , David Meagher, Geraldine Mc Carthy, Dimitrios Adamis
Abstract
Introduction: Delirium is a common syndrome with considerable clinical heterogeneity

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Monitoring and Improving Quality Care through the development of an automated audit tool

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Monitoring and Improving Quality Care through the development of an automated audit tool
Author: Susan Daly
Abstract
Introduction (comprising context and problem statement) The Health Information and Quality Authority (2016) specify that designated

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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: Learning from the development of Integrated Care Projects in Dementia

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Learning from the development of Integrated Care Projects in Dementia
Authors: Anne-Marie Brady , Mairead Bracken, Louise Daly, Aurelia Ciblis, Mary McCarron, Brendan Kenneally, Brian Keogh, Geralyn Hynes
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Introduction: Due to demographical s

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A novel integrated care pathway for people with dementia presenting to acute hospitals

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A novel integrated care pathway for people with dementia presenting to acute hospitals
Authors: Suzanne Timmons , Mary Mannix, Margaret McKiernan, Maria Connolly, Mary J Foley, Siobhan Cahill, Aoife Ni Chorcorain
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Introduction: Almost 30% of

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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: 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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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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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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Improving integration and care through clinical audit: The Irish Hip Fracture Database

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Improving integration and care through clinical audit: The Irish Hip Fracture Database
Authors: Louise Brent , Emer Ahern, Conor Hurson, Aisling Connolly
Abstract
Background: Hip fractures are an increasing socio-economic burden. They are the leading

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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: 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: 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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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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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
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Background: This project was i

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A framework approach to enable local leaders integrate care for older persons: moving from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A framework approach to enable local leaders integrate care for older persons: moving from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’
Author: Patrick John Harnett
Abstract
The aging population is a healthcare ‘game changer’ (1,2,3) Multi-morbidities increase with age

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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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: The Evergreen Programme Revisited- Making a Therapeutic Programme for Older Adults Fit for Purpose

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Evergreen Programme Revisited- Making a Therapeutic Programme for Older Adults Fit for Purpose
Authors: Declan Christopher Lyons , Roisin McCafferty
Abstract
Introduction: The Evergreen programme is a group based psychoeducational therapeutic pro

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Timely identification of frailty & comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment on a newly established specialist geriatric ward

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Timely identification of frailty & comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment on a newly established specialist geriatric ward
Authors: Grace Corcoran , Gillian Gavaghan, Carol Lyons, Elaine Moloney
Abstract
Introduction: Beaumont Hospital catchment

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Development of Hip/Knee Pathway between Primary and Secondary Care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Development of Hip/Knee Pathway between Primary and Secondary Care
Authors: Aisling Brennan , Caitriona Ni She, Sarah O Driscoll, Elaine Barker, Conor McNally, Joe Malone
Abstract
Introduction: Hip and Knee referrals are the most common General Prac

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