Ireland

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: ‘PREP’ Peamount Respiratory Education Programme

By Admin / October 17, 2017

PREP’ Peamount Respiratory Education Programme
Authors: Edel Russell , Jason Joyce, Jacqueline Boyle, Kudos Anyakudo, Michael Keegan, Brendan Harold, Grainne Flanagan, Susan Curtis
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising context and problem statement)

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

By Admin / 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: Integrating Care and Improving Flow for Frail Older Adults through the Development of an Acute Inpatient Frailty Service

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

By Admin / 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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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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Values and principles of person-centered integrated care: a systematic literature review (SIG meeting)

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Values and principles of person-centered integrated care: a systematic literature review (SIG meeting)
Authors: Nick Zonneveld , Robin Miller, Mirella Minkman
Abstract
Introduction: In recent years many knowledge about integrated health services has

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing integrated care in the context of rare chromosomal conditions: 22q11 Deletion Syndrome; A parent/clinician collaboration.

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Developing integrated care in the context of rare chromosomal conditions: 22q11 Deletion Syndrome; A parent/clinician collaboration.
Authors: Anne Lawlor , Lorna Kerin, David Orr, Ronan Leahy, Fiona Crotty, Suzanne Kelleher, Sally Ann Lynch, Laura Du

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A National Frailty Education Programme

By Admin / 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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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Health Atlas Ireland – Resource Profiler

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Health Atlas Ireland – Resource Profiler
Authors: Howard Johnson , Ian Folan, Mel McIntyre, Dougie Beaton
Abstract
Introduction: The Resource Profiler informs decisions about meeting local health needs. The available local health resource (such as st

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Patient perspectives on functional recovery and physical activity following curative treatment for oesophageal cancer

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Patient perspectives on functional recovery and physical activity following curative treatment for oesophageal cancer
Author: Jenny Alice Gannon
Abstract
Introduction: The growing body of research into health related quality of life (HRQOL) in an oe

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A Realist Evaluation of a National Model of Care for the Diabetic Foot

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A Realist Evaluation of a National Model of Care for the Diabetic Foot
Authors: Kate Nuala O’Neill , Sheena M McHugh, Fiona Riordan, Marsha L Tracey, Patricia M Kearney
Abstract
Introduction: Diabetic foot disease is a common and costly complication

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Trends in the Quality of Structured Diabetes Care in Primary Care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Trends in the Quality of Structured Diabetes Care in Primary Care
Authors: Fiona Riordan , Sheena McHugh, Velma Harkins, Patricia Kearney
Abstract
Introduction: In Ireland, a diabetes ‘cycle of care’ funding initiative (2015) will remunerate GPs for

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Implementing integrated care – lessons from the national implementation of general eReferrals in Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Implementing integrated care – lessons from the national implementation of general eReferrals in Ireland
Authors: Maria Quinlan , Marcella McGovern, Gerardine Doyle, Susi Geiger
Abstract
Introduction: Connected Health (aka eHealth) is a patient-centr

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Our Wish for End of Life Care- A collaborative approach to Improving End of Life Care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Our Wish for End of Life Care- A collaborative approach to Improving End of Life Care
Authors: Gillian Rufli , Ann Quinn, Celine Deane, Kate Costelloe, Kevin Lyons, Marie Hennigan, Cuypers Jenny, Coranne Rice
Abstract
Background: Beaumont Hospital

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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: Integrated Care Policy in Ireland: A Comparative Review

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Integrated Care Policy in Ireland: A Comparative Review
Authors: Lola Odewumi , Vivienne Byers
Abstract
Introduction: Literature reveals that integrated care is perceived to be the answer to the many issues faced by health systems in in the OECD. Res

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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 Admin / 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: 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: Planning for the Future: Addressing the Information Gaps for People Living with COPD:

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Planning for the Future: Addressing the Information Gaps for People Living with COPD:
Authors: Deirdre Shanagher , Bettina Korn, Damien Peelo, Marie Lynch
Abstract
Introduction: COPD is recognised as a life limiting illness (1). There is growing ackn

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Vision for change in practice: a pilot study of recovery oriented mental health services

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Vision for change in practice: a pilot study of recovery oriented mental health services
Authors: Ann Colleran , Dominic Fannon, Marie Cox, Gerard Murray
Abstract
Managing the integrated delivery of better public health services and working with comm

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Integrated Mental Health Service – A National Multifaceted Approach

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Integrated Mental Health Service – A National Multifaceted Approach
Author: Jonathan Paul Nolan
Abstract
Ireland’s health service, the Health Service Executive, provides Mental Health services to the population of Ireland. These services are oversee

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: An Exploratory Study of Discharge Planning Home Visits within an Irish Context- Investigating Nationwide Practice and Perspectives.

By Admin / October 17, 2017

An Exploratory Study of Discharge Planning Home Visits within an Irish Context- Investigating Nationwide Practice and Perspectives.
Author: Aisling Jane Davis
Abstract
Research Purpose and Aims: Discharge planning home visits are a routine part of o

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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 Admin / 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: The Knowledge of Attitudes of Nurses and Doctors caring for Dementia Patients in Hospital

By Admin / October 17, 2017

The Knowledge of Attitudes of Nurses and Doctors caring for Dementia Patients in Hospital
Author: Antoinette Larkin
Abstract
The Aim: The goal of this study was to establish the knowledge and attitudes of nurses and doctors in caring for dementia pa

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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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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: An Exploration of Resilience among Family Carers of People with Dementia

By Admin / October 17, 2017

An Exploration of Resilience among Family Carers of People with Dementia
Authors: Áine Teahan , Attracta Lafferty, Gerard Fealy, Eilish McAuliffe, Amanda Phelan, Liam O’Sullivan, Diarmuid O’Shea
Abstract
Background: The majority of people with dement

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Guidance for healthcare staff: Advance Care Planning and Advance Healthcare Directives with People with Dementia

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Guidance for healthcare staff: Advance Care Planning and Advance Healthcare Directives with People with Dementia
Authors: Deirdre Shanagher , Marie Lynch
Abstract
Introduction: Dementia is a progressive life limiting illness. People with dementia val

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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: Shared Record Programme

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Shared Record Programme
Author: Yvonne Goff
Abstract
The ability to deliver high-quality integrated care in Ireland is dependent on the successful implementation of the Shared Record Programme. Currently healthcare records in Ireland are fragmented

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

By Admin / 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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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: Safer Transitions: Optimising Care and Function from Hospital to Home

By Admin / 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: Bringing Cardiac Diagnostics to the Heart of the Community

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Bringing Cardiac Diagnostics to the Heart of the Community
Authors: Jo Shortt , Anthony Ryan
Abstract
Introduction & Context: Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Many elderly patients are asked to attend acute hospital for short duration a

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Pathway Granularity and solutions to Barriers to Sepsis diagnosis and treatment on a Surgical Ward

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Pathway Granularity and solutions to Barriers to Sepsis diagnosis and treatment on a Surgical Ward
Authors: Sinéad Patrica Horgan , Grace Reidy, Claire Costigan, Deirdre Feehely
Abstract
Background: “Sepsis is a life threatening condition that arises

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Development of an Integrated National Model of Care for Eating Disorder Services across Multiple Settings

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Development of an Integrated National Model of Care for Eating Disorder Services across Multiple Settings
Authors: Sara McDevitt , Rhona Jennings, Margo Wrigley
Abstract
Introduction: (comprising background and problem statement) Eating disorders hav

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: ICT supporting clinicians and patients – the key facilitator of integrated care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

ICT supporting clinicians and patients – the key facilitator of integrated care
Authors: Michelle Kearns , Aoife Kavanagh, Margaret Curran, Dorcas Collier
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising context and problem statement) The community intervention

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

By Admin / 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: 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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