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As of the 24 September 2015 The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) became the Ageing Research and Development Division within the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH).
This website will remain online but will no longer be updated. To keep up to date with our work please visit the Division of Ageing Research and Development section of the IPH website.
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15th January 2015, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) ROI's foundation for investment in scientific and engineering research reviewed important milestones and achievements during 2014 and outlined its Annual Plan for 2015 on January 15 2015. Read more here
14th January 2015
14th January 2015, The College of Social Work (UK)
Many older individuals face tough decisions in a complex and commercial care market and deserve social worker support. This discussion paper explores some of the issues facing older populations and the role social work can play in supporting older people. Read the paper here.
Dr Mark O'Doherty
Mark O'Doherty's research as a CARDI Fellow will explore differences in trends in work related disability and in the way people report disability between nations and across different national health and welfare service contexts. The aim of this research is to develop expertise in the evaluation and assessment of work-related disability among older adults through the use of disability vignettes which will supplement self-reported disability.
13th January 2015
The latest research brief from TILDA (released 23 December 2014) examines the impact of having a medical or GP visit card, as well as private health insurance, on GP visiting rates among the over 50s. The results show that, in comparison with those with ‘no cover’ for GP expenses (i.e., without a medical card or private health insurance):
medical/GP cardholders had an extra 1.5 GP visits per annum;
those with ‘dual cover’ (i.e., with both a medical/GP card and private health insurance) had approximately 1.6 extra GP visits per annum;
7th January 2015, The International Longevity Centre-UK
Harnessing the power of older workers is a vital component of any long-term strategy to rejuvenate economic growth across the Europe.
18th December 2014, CARDI
16th December 2014, Centre for Health Service Economics and Organisation
This report from the Centre for Health Service Economics and Organisation, University of Oxford, sets out and discusses the ways to gain an improved understanding of the drivers of emergency hospital admissions of older people in England and to formulate evidence-based scenarios for possible future trends in these emergency admissions. Commissioned by the Department of Health. Read the report here.
15th December 2014
Trinity College Dublin