Persons with a disability

POSTER ABSTRACTS: Outcomes in Specialist Rehabilitation Medicine and their impact of waiting times

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Outcomes in Specialist Rehabilitation Medicine and their impact of waiting times
Caitríona Begley, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Abstract
Acquired brain injury (ABI) is defined as any sudden damage to the brain occurring during a person’s lif

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The impact of a Reablement Service Programme on physical ability and care plan packages

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

The impact of a Reablement Service Programme on physical ability and care plan packages
Paul Slater, Ulster University, GB
Felicity Hasson, Ulster University, GB
Robert Brown, Western Health and Soical Care Trust, GB
Abstract
Context and Background:

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Implementing Assisted Decision-making in Healthcare in Ireland: Understanding Enablers, Barriers and

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Implementing Assisted Decision-making in Healthcare in Ireland: Understanding Enablers, Barriers and Context from the perspective of patients and healthcare professionals
Deirdre O’Donnell, University College Dublin, IE
Carmel Davies, University Col

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Bridging the gap of integration in specialist neurorehabilitation: development of the brain injury l

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Bridging the gap of integration in specialist neurorehabilitation: development of the brain injury liaison coordinator role
Rachel McGlade, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Valerie Twomey, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Abstract
The Nation

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Supporting Patients through the rehabilitation continuum of care: The NRH Pre-admission Coordinator

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Supporting Patients through the rehabilitation continuum of care: The NRH Pre-admission Coordinator
Caitriona Begley, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Valerie Twomey, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Abstract
The National Rehabilitation Hosp

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WEBINAR: Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis: Building integrated care as the cornerstone of our new reality – Digital Solutions: Adoption, Adaptation and their role in post Covid-19 health a

By Admin / June 18, 2019

As each integrated care building block is reliant on information, digital solutions could be seen as the cement that holds the blocks together. Albeit, the arguments for greater use and investment have become increasingly compelling, the rate of adop

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Developing citizen advocacy for adults with intellectual disability

By Karen O'Connell / 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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POSTER ABSTRACTS: How integrated care can alleviate treatment burden in stroke survivors

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

How integrated care can alleviate treatment burden in stroke survivors
Valerie Patricia Twomey, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Brian McGuire, National University of Ireland, Galway, IE
Abstract
In Ireland, approximately 10,000 people will have

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Neuro-Functional Training Programme (NFTP): engaging and empowering people with a neurological condition

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Neuro-Functional Training Programme (NFTP): engaging and empowering people with a neurological condition
Authors: Teresa Twohig , Trish O’ Sullivan, Elaine O’ Donoghue, Anne Reen, Liz O Sullivan, Patricia Morrisroe
Abstract
Introduction: Neuro-Functi

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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 Karen O'Connell / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Assistive Technology: Resource for Integrating care and social inclusion for people with intellectual disability

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Assistive Technology: Resource for Integrating care and social inclusion for people with intellectual disability
Authors: John Owuor , Fiona Larkan
Abstract
Introduction: The familiarity of Airbnb, Facebook, Skype, Twitter or Uber across different so

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Streamlining the patient journey in musculoskeletal medicine

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Streamlining the patient journey in musculoskeletal medicine
Authors: Roisin Skeffington, Jarlath Mc Gurk, Claire Mc Nally, Suzanne Johnston
Abstract
Introduction: Orthopaedic ICATS was established in the NHS in Northern Ireland in 2006.  The foundin

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: An integrated approach to future planning for adults with intellectual disability and their ageing carers

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

An integrated approach to future planning for adults with intellectual disability and their ageing carers
Authors: Aviva Cohen , Professor Karola Dillenburger, Professor Lizbeth Goodman
Abstract
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1: ASSI

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Planning for the Future With an Advancing Neurological Illness:

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Planning for the Future With an Advancing Neurological Illness:
Authors: Deirdre Shanagher , Mags Rodgers, Marie Lynch
Abstract
Introduction: Neurological illnesses such as motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis and parkinsons disease are recognise

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Facilitating Development of Education Resources for Intellectual Disability Services through a Community of Practice

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Facilitating Development of Education Resources for Intellectual Disability Services through a Community of Practice
Authors: Daragh Rodger , Lorraine Ledger, Anne Spencer
Abstract
According to the The Irish LongituDinal study on Ageing (TILDA) Intel

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Implementation of a Multidisciplinary (MDT) Goal Setting Programme for Inpatient Neurosurgical Patients Implementation of a Multidisciplinary (MDT) Goal Setting Programme for Inpatient Neurosurgical Patients

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Implementation of a Multidisciplinary (MDT) Goal Setting Programme for Inpatient Neurosurgical Patients Implementation of a Multidisciplinary (MDT) Goal Setting Programme for Inpatient Neurosurgical Patients
Authors: Kareena Malone , Karen Smith, Fio

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Clinical findings on Body Mass Index in an Intellectual Disability Population and the effect of a healthy lifestyle intervention clinic

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Clinical findings on Body Mass Index in an Intellectual Disability Population and the effect of a healthy lifestyle intervention clinic
Authors: Patricia Josephine Boylan , Donal O’Shea, Connor Woods, Brendan McCormack
Abstract
Background: Persons wi

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Advanced Practice Physiotherapy Progressing Integrated Care of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ireland: a National Evaluation

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Advanced Practice Physiotherapy Progressing Integrated Care of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ireland: a National Evaluation
Authors: Orna Fennelly , Catherine Blake, Oliver Fitzgerald, Roisin Breen, Jennifer Ashton, Aisling Brennan, Caitriona Cunningh

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: A retrospective audit of the ‘Back in Motion Programme’: A stratified group based, physiotherapy programme for patients with Chronic Low Back Pain

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A retrospective audit of the ‘Back in Motion Programme’: A stratified group based, physiotherapy programme for patients with Chronic Low Back Pain
Authors: Sarah McShane , Ulrik McCarthy, Dervila Danaher, Dearbhaile Flanagan
Abstract
Background: Low

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Integrated Care Pathway for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury in Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Integrated Care Pathway for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury in Ireland
Authors: Edina O’Driscoll , Jacinta McElligott
Abstract
Introduction: Trauma and rehabilitation networks in Ireland are largely underdeveloped and there is significant variance i

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Development of a Programme of Mental Health Services for People with Intellectual Disability in Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The Development of a Programme of Mental Health Services for People with Intellectual Disability in Ireland
Authors: Philip Charles Dodd , Ciara Latimer, Margo Wrigley
Abstract
Introduction: Within the current mental health policy in Ireland, Vision

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: At the interface between formal and informal care: Supporting families caring for a person with Intellectual Disability in Ireland

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

At the interface between formal and informal care: Supporting families caring for a person with Intellectual Disability in Ireland
Authors: Bianca van Bavel , Attracta Lafferty, Diarmaid O’Sullivan, Paul O’Mahoney
Abstract
Introduction: Amidst change

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The challenge of integrating care in dual diagnosis; Anti-NMDA-receptor encephalitis; presentation and outcome in 3 cases referred for Complex Specialist Rehabilitation

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

The challenge of integrating care in dual diagnosis; Anti-NMDA-receptor encephalitis; presentation and outcome in 3 cases referred for Complex Specialist Rehabilitation
Authors: Aine Carroll , Mark Delargy
Abstract
Introduction: The successful implem

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

By Karen O'Connell / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing an integrated approach across various government departments’ for service users with First Episode Psychosis to achieve employment and educational goals using Individual Placement Support model

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Developing an integrated approach across various government departments’ for service users with First Episode Psychosis to achieve employment and educational goals using Individual Placement Support model
Author: Rhona Jennings
Abstract
In Ireland i

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

By Karen O'Connell / 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 Conceptual Model to Support Integrated Early Intervention Practice for Children with Disabilties

By Karen O'Connell / 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: Care-coordination in the rehabilitative treatment and management of Neurogenic Heterotopic ossification

By Karen O'Connell / 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: Improving Access to Patient Education

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Improving Access to Patient Education
Author: Fiona Maye
Abstract
Introduction and Problem Description: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is a difficult, life-changing event with great emotional impact on those who sustain the SCI and their families. Patient

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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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