Ageing in persons with an intellectual disability: building the foundation for an all-island, longitudinal study

CARDI Involvement
CARDI grant programme

Researchers: 

Professor Roy McConkey, Institute for Nursing Research, University of Ulster; Professor Mary McCarron, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin; and Professor Philip McCallion, Centre for Excellence in Aging Services, University of Albany c/o Trinity College Dublin.

Region

  • Northern Ireland
  • Republic of Ireland

Project Lead

Professor Roy McConkey, University of Ulster

Budget

€13,275

Funding source

CARDI - Call 1

Timeframe

2009/2010

Status

Completed

Last updated

26th September 2013

These experts will form an all island reference group of older people with intellectual disability and their carers, and bring together professionals and policy makers to study this area. The project will develop data collection to inform support needs now and for the future.

Objective:
To develop an all-Ireland module on intellectual disability that will be part of a long-term study of older people. To provide information needs to policy makers and service planners.