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Demographic and health profile of older adults utilising public health nursing services in Ireland

8th September 2015, The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA)

A new report by The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) on older people’s use of public health nursing services in Ireland was launched today by Dr. Catriona Murphy of TILDA at the annual general meeting of the Institute of Community Health Nursing. The report examines the demographic and health profile of those utilising Public Health Nursing services and their satisfaction with the service. The study was commissioned by the Institute of Community Health Nursing (ICHN).

Key findings include:

European dementia care study seeks participants

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Dublin City University
Frailty and disability

Expert guidance calls for new approach to designing frailty services

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British Geriatrics Society

An Irish National Survey of Dementia in Long Term Residential Care

3rd February 2015, The Dementia Services Information and Development Centre

A new report from The Dementia Services Information and Development Centre titled "An Irish National Survey of Dementia in Long Term Residential Care" was launched by Professor Davis Coakley in the Long Room Hub in Trinity College on 29th January 2015.

Speakers at the event were Professor Davis Coakley, Professor Suzanne Cahill, Dr Chie Wei Fan, Mr Tadhg Daly, Mr Gerry Martin and the morning was chaired by Professor Virpi Timonen.

ROI Dementia strategy due ‘within months’: Lynch

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Irish Medical Times

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