20 Years of Family Carer Research in Ireland- Friday 20th November 2015
Please find below presentations made at the "20 Years of Family Carer Research in Ireland" conference (publication restrictions permitting).
- 20 Years of Family Carer Reearch in Ireland- Introduction & Overview: Liam O'Sullivan (Care Alliance Ireland)
Session 1: Time & Space in Family Caring
- Distance Family Caregiving and Support for Older Persons: US Perspectives and Irish Context. Dr. Lazelle E Benefield (University of Oaklahoma Health Sciences Center/ University College Cork) & Dr. Alice Coffey (University College Cork)
- Ten Years of Counting: Geographies of Caring in Ireland 2002-2011. Dr. Ronan Foley (Maynooth University).
Session 2: Family Caring & Dementia
- How can the Community & Voluntary Sector bring Added Value to Carer Related Research? Dr. Emer Begley (The Alzheimer Society of Ireland)
- “If we can get through this week”- Experiences of Formal Dementia Home and Community Care in Ireland: Findings from the Actifcare project. Dr. Louise Hopper (Dublin City University) et. Al.
- Depression and anxiety in spousal dementia caregivers in Ireland: prevalence and predictors. Katie O’Donnell (Trinity College Dublin) et. Al.
- Positive aspects of caregiving: Benefit Finding in spousal dementia caregivers in Ireland.Jennifer Rogers (Trinity College Dublin) et. Al.
Session 3: Cross-cutting Issues
- To what extent does carer stress influence admission of community-dwelling older people to long-term care? Nora-Ann Donnelly (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) (Forthcoming PhD)
- Understanding family strategies that enable long-term and sustainable home environments for older people with an Intellectual Disability. Dr. Damien Brennan & Rebecca Murphy (Trinity College Dublin) et. Al.
- Masculinities, Care & Equality. Dr. Niall Hanlon (University College Dublin & Dublin Business School)
Session 4: Future Directions
- Developing a recovery approach to mental health care: exploring families and hope. Moira O’Donovan (University College, Cork)
- Could a Basic Income benefit Family Carers? Dr. John Baker (University College Dublin & Basic Income Ireland); Dr. Anne Ryan (Maynooth University & Basic Income Ireland) (For the paper on which this presentation is based please click here.)
- Male Caregivers’ experience of Caring for a Spouse/ Relative with Dementia at Home. Siohan Healy McGowan (St. Angela’s College Sligo)
- “Most of us have to go looking for everything”- Family caregiver experiences of formal home-and community-based dementia care in Ireland. Rachael Joyce et. Al. (Dublin City University)
- Are Spouses of People with Dementia at Risk of Cognitive and Functional Impairments? Evidence from the Health and retirement Study. Dr. Maria Pertl et. Al. (Trinity College Dublin)
- Engaging the Voice of Family Carers: The Development of the Dementia Carers Campaign Network. Joanna Joyce (The Alzheimer Society of Ireland)
- Caring for Carers in Dublin North. Kerry Cuskelly & Roisin Higgins (HSE Dublin North Mental Health Service)
- Palliative care needs of family carers: A literature review. Deirdre Shanagher & Marie Lynch (Irish Hospice Foundation)
- Post Caregiver Experience in Reconstruction of Everyday Life: Systematic Review of the Literature. Catarina Afonso (Lisbon University)
- Life After Care: Carers’ Experiences of Cessation of the Caring Role. Dr. Carol Kelleher (University College Cork)
- Hearing family carers in Cork: A local perspective. Dr Jacqui O'Riordan (University College Cork)