20 results for author: Christine De Largy

Covid-19 Pandemic

Eamon O’Shea and Fiona Keogh have collaborated with Maria Pierce to write a report for the International Long-Term Care Network on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland: https://ltccovid.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Ireland-COVID-LTC-report-updated-13-May-2020.pdf Now might also be time to have look at the CESRD report on The Continuum of Care for People with Dementia in Ireland, published  last year, especially  if thinking about future reform of long-term care in Ireland post the pandemic https://www.understandtogether.ie/Training-resources/Helpful-Resources/Publications/The-Continuum-of-Care-for-People-with-Deme...

Remembering people with dementia during the COVID-19 crisis

Professor Eamon O’Shea  has written an article for HRB-Open Research on: remembering people with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic This letter argues that we need to pay particular attention to people with dementia during this difficult time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing rules and cocooning for people aged 70 years and over are now in place in Ireland to slow down the rate of infection and protect vulnerable older people. This letter argues that we need, more than ever, to assert the personhood of people with dementia at this difficult time. To read the article click here

Shining a light on age-related health research nationally and internationally

Prof. Eamon O'Shea, Director of the Centre for Economic & Social Research on Dementia talks about the benefits of Open Access research & the HRB Open Research platform for HRB-funded researchers to rapidly publish their research outputs in an open and accessible way. Professor O'Shea highlights the importance of commitment to research in ageing in the HRB's first collection in 'Ageing Populations'

Ageing, Social Care & Social Justice

In a little over ten years from now there will be almost one million people aged 65 and older living in Ireland. Population ageing matters to all of us, either directly, as anyone aged over 55 years now will be in that cohort, or indirectly as loved ones of older people who may need our support as they grow older. We need to realise our own sense of self-interest in the demographic changes that are occurring, as we are all, in one way or another, in planning care for our future older selves, family and friends. The Citizen’s Assembly on Ageing (2017) made important recommendations in relation to current and future arrangements and responsibili...

Helen Rochford Brennan receives Honorary Degree at NUI Galway

CESRD would like to congratulate Helen Rochford Brennan who received an honorary degree from NUI Galway. Helen has been at the forefront of developing new ideas and human rights strategies for people with dementia in Ireland and Europe with The Alzheimer Society of Ireland. Hear Helen speak here

Helen Rochford Brennan announced as recipient of NUI Galway Honorary Degree

Speaking on the announcement, NUI Galway President, Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh said: “NUI Galway is fortunate to be associated with many outstanding honorary graduates throughout its history and those being honoured this year form a particularly distinguished group. Each one has made an outstanding and distinctive contribution in their field. In honouring these exceptional individuals, we signal what we value in areas that matter to us and to our society - local history, disability rights, music and environmental sustainability. NUI Galway is very pleased to be in a position to recognise these exceptional individuals. Each of those we honour ...

Let’s Talk About Dementia – Public Talk

Public Talk Thursday, 6th September 2018 11am-1pm Mayo County Council Offices, The Mall, Castlebar, Co. Mayo Researchers from the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia at NUI Galway, in partnership with Western Alzheimer’s, are hosting a public information meeting ‘Let’s Talk About Dementia’ on Thursday 6th September in Castlebar. The meeting aims to increase awareness of dementia research and services in the region. The event is free and open to the public, family carers, people with dementia and health care practitioners. For more details see Let's Talk About Dementia Programme(1) For more information please ...

Make a Difference in Dementia Research

New National study on dementia post-diagnostic supports now underway. Further details are available here  

‘Let’s Talk about Dementia’ Perspectives and Experiences from NUI Galway

Thursday 15th March 2018 Aula Maxima, 11am-1pm, Speakers include: •Prof.Eamon O’ Shea: Director of the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia (CESRD), NUIG •Dr.Adam Santorelli: Post-doctoral Researcher, Translational Medical Device Laboratory, NUIG •Ms. Edel Murphy: Programme Manager, PPI Ignite, NUIG •Dr.Eilís Dowd: Lecturer, Department of Pharmacology, NUIG •Dr.RónánO’Caoimh: Consultant Geriatrician, Galway University Hospital •Ms. Maureen Mannion: Galway Dementia Adviser, Alzheimer Society of Ireland The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s Mobile Information Service will also be located on campus for the ...

NUI Galway Launches Report on Developing and Implementing Dementia Policy in Ireland

The Developing and Implementing Dementia Policy in Ireland report, edited by Professor Eamon O’Shea, Professor Suzanne Cahill and Dr Maria Pierce is a seminal piece of work that offers context, narrative and reflection on the current state of play in relation to dementia in Ireland, covering prevalence, costs, rights, practice and policy for people with dementia. The report was launched at NUI Galway on (Tuesday 19 December) by Minster of State, Ciarán Cannon TD. Published by the University’s Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia, led by Professor Eamon O’Shea, it includes contributions from scholars in Ireland and internatio...