Peer reviewed journal articles

2020

Remembering people with dementia during the COVID-19 crisis
O’Shea, E. (2020). Remembering people with dementia during the COVID-19 crisis. HRB Open Research, 3:15.

Psychosocial Interventions for Family Carers of People with Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Teahan, Á., Lafferty, A., McAuliffe, E., Phelan, A., O’Sullivan, L., O’Shea, D., Nicholson, E., & Fealy, G. (2020). Psychosocial Interventions for Family Carers of People with Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Aging and Health.

Family carers’ perspectives of the Alzheimer Café in Ireland
Teahan, Á., Fitzgerald, C., & O’Shea, E. Family carers’ perspectives of the Alzheimer Café in Ireland. (2020). HRB Open Research, 3:18.

Philanthropy and dementia care in Ireland
Carney, P., & O’Shea, E. (2020). Philanthropy and dementia care in Ireland. Dementia, 19(4), 951-964. 

Public Preferences for Home Care Services for People with Dementia: A Discrete Choice Experiment on Personhood
Walsh, S., O’Shea, E., Pierse, T., Kennelly, B., Keogh, F., & Doherty, E. (2020). Public Preferences for Home Care Services for People with Dementia: A Discrete Choice Experiment on Personhood. Social Science and Medicine, 245.

Fostering the Resilience of People with Dementia: A Narrative Literature Review
Whelan, S., Teahan, Á., & Casey, D. (2020). Fostering the Resilience of People with Dementia: A Narrative Literature Review. Frontiers in Medicine, 7(45), 1-15.

2019

Impact of working situation on mental and physical health for informal caregivers of older people with Alzheimer’s disease in Italy
Socci, M., Principi, A., Di Rosa, M., Carney, P., Chiatti, C., &  Lattanzio, F. (2019). Impact of working situation on mental and physical health for informal caregivers of older people with Alzheimer’s disease in Italy. Results from the UP-TECH longitudinal study. Aging & Mental Health.

Respite in dementia: an evolutionary concept analysis
O’Shea, E., Timmons, S., O’Shea, E., Fox, S., & Irving, K. (2019). Respite in dementia: an evolutionary concept analysis. Dementia, 18(4), 1446-1465

Factors influencing the cost of care and admission to long-term care for people with dementia in Ireland
Walsh, S., O’Shea, E., Pertl, M., Gillespie, P., & Lawlor, B. (2019). Factors influencing the cost of care and admission to long-term care for people with dementia in Ireland. Aging and Mental Health.

Personhood and dementia care: a qualitative evidence synthesis of the perspectives of people with dementia 
Hennelly, N., Cooney, A., Houghton, C., & O’Shea, E. (2019). Personhood and dementia care: a qualitative evidence synthesis of the perspectives of people with dementia. The Gerontologist. 

Rural old-age social exclusion: A conceptual framework on mediators of exclusion across the life course 
Walsh, K., O’Shea, E., & Scharf, T. (2019). Rural old-age social exclusion: A conceptual framework on mediators of exclusion across the life course. Ageing & Society.  

Psychosocial Interventions for Community-Dwelling People Following Diagnosis of Mild to Moderate Dementia: Findings of a Systematic Scoping Review
Keogh, F., Mountain, G., Joddrell, P., & Lord, K. (2019). Psychosocial Interventions for Community-Dwelling People Following Diagnosis of Mild to Moderate Dementia: Findings of a Systematic Scoping Review. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 27(6), 641-651. 

Personhood, dementia policy and the Irish National Dementia Strategy
Hennelly, N., & O’Shea, E. (2019). Personhood, dementia policy and the Irish National Dementia Strategy. Dementia, 18(5), 1810-1825.

Knowledge of public patient involvement among health economists in Ireland: a baseline audit
O’Shea, E., Ogbebor, F., Queally, M., & Murphy, E. (2019). Knowledge of public patient involvement among health economists in Ireland: a baseline audit. HRB Open Research, 2:4.

Estimates of the prevalence, incidence and severity of dementia in Ireland
Pierse, T., O’Shea, E., & Carney, P. (2019). Estimates of the prevalence, incidence and severity of dementia in Ireland. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 36(2), 129-137. 

Intensive home care supports, informal care and private provision for people with dementia in Ireland
Carter, L., O’Neill, S., Keogh, F., Pierce, M., & O’Shea, E. (2019). Intensive home care supports, informal care and private provision for people with dementia in Ireland. Dementia.

Multiple Stakeholders’ Perspectives on Respite Service Access for People With Dementia and Their Carers
O’Shea, E., Timmons, S., O’Shea, E., & Irving, K. (2019). Multiple Stakeholders’ Perspectives on Respite Service Access for People With Dementia and Their Carers. The Gerontologist, 59(5), e490–e500. 

The perspectives of people with dementia on day and respite services: A qualitative interview study
O’ Shea, E., O’ Shea, E., Timmons, S., & Irving, K. (2019). The perspectives of people with dementia on day and respite services: A qualitative interview study. Ageing and Society, 1-23.

Predicting admission to long-term care and mortality among community-based, dependent older people in Ireland
Aspell, N., O’Sullivan, M., O’Shea, E., Irving, K., Duffy, C., Gorman, R., & Warters, A. (2019). Predicting admission to long-term care and mortality among community-based, dependent older people in Ireland. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 34, 999-1007.

The impact of life story work on person-centred care for people with dementia living in long-stay care settings in Ireland 
Cooney, A., & O’Shea, E. (2019). The impact of life story work on person-centred care for people with dementia living in long-stay care settings in Ireland. Dementia, 18(7–8), 2731–2746. 

Estimates of the Prevalence, Incidence and Severity of Dementia in Ireland
Pierse, T., O’Shea, E., & Carney, P. (2019). Estimates of the Prevalence, Incidence and Severity of Dementia in Ireland. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 36(2), 129-137.

Estimating the Healthcare Costs of Wound Care in Ireland
Gillespie, P., Carter, L., Gethin, G., & McIntosh, C. (2019). Estimating the Healthcare Costs of Wound Care in Ireland. Journal of Wound Care, 28(6).

2018

Resilience in family caregiving for people with dementia: A systematic review
Teahan, Á., Lafferty, A., McAuliffe, E., Phelan, A., O’Sullivan, L., O’Shea, D., & Fealy, G. (2018). Resilience in family caregiving for people with dementia: A systematic review. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 33(12), 1582-1595.

Supporting Older People with Complex Needs through the Intensive Home Care Package Initiative: Findings from a Prospective Cohort Study
Keogh, F., Pierce, M., Neylon, K., Fleming, P., Carter, L., O’Neill, S., & O’Shea, E. (2018). Supporting Older People with Complex Needs through the Intensive Home Care Package Initiative: Findings from a Prospective Cohort Study. Age and Ageing, 47(Suppl_5), v13-v60. 

The experiences and perceptions of personhood for people living with dementia: A qualitative evidence synthesis protocol
Hennelly, N., Cooney, A., Houghton, C., & O’Shea, E. (2018). The experiences and perceptions of personhood for people living with dementia: A qualitative evidence synthesis protocol. HRB Open Research, 1:18.

Intensive home care packages for people with dementia: a realist evaluation protocol
Keogh, F., Pierce, M., Neylon, K., Fleming, P. (2018). Intensive home care packages for people with dementia: a realist evaluation protocol. BMC Health Serv Res., 18, 829.

2017

Key Stakeholders’ experiences of respite services for people with dementia and their perspectives on respite service development: a qualitative systematic review
O’Shea, E., Timmons, S., O’Shea, E., Fox, S., & Irving, K. (2017). Key stakeholders’ experiences of respite services for people with dementia and their perspectives on respite service development: a qualitative systematic review. BMC Geriatrics, 17(1), 282.

An economic analysis of a community-based model for dementia care in Ireland: a balance of care approach
O’Shea, E., & Monaghan, C. (2017). An economic analysis of a community-based model for dementia care in Ireland: a balance of care approach. International Psychogeriatrics, 29 (7), 1175-1184.

A realist evaluation of Intensive Home Care Packages for people with dementia
Keogh, F., Pierce, M., Neylon, K., & Fleming, P. (2017). A realist evaluation of Intensive Home Care Packages for people with dementia. Age and Ageing, 46(Suppl_3), iii1–iii12.

2016

A comparison of medical records and patient questionnaires as sources for the estimation of costs within research studies and the implications for economic evaluation
Gillespie, P., O’Shea, E., Smith, S.M., Cupples, M.E., & Murphy, A.W. (2016). A comparison of medical records and patient questionnaires as sources for the estimation of costs within research studies and the implications for economic evaluation. Family Practice, 33(6), 733-739.

Frailty: a costly phenomenon in caring for elders with cognitive impairment
Butler, A., Gallagher, D., Gillespie, P., Crosby, L., Ryan, D., Lacey, L., Coen, R., O’Shea, E., & Lawlor, B. (2016). Frailty: a costly phenomenon in caring for elders with cognitive impairment. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 31(2), 161-168.

Palliative care interventions in advanced dementia (Review)
Murphy, E., Froggatt, K., Connolly, S., O’Shea, E., Sampson, E.L., Casey, D., & Devane, D. (2016). Palliative care interventions in advanced dementia (Review). Cochrane Database Of Systematic Reviews, Issue 12, Art Ni: CD011513.

2015

Longitudinal costs of caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease
Gillespie, P., O’Shea, E., Cullinan, J., Buchanan, J., Bobula, J., Lacey, L., Gallagher, D., Ni Mhaolain, A., & Lawlor, B. (2015). Longitudinal costs of caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease. International Psychogeriatrics, 27(5), 847-856.

The impact of dementia on length of stay in acute hospitals in Ireland 
Connolly, S., & O’Shea, E. (2015). The impact of dementia on length of stay in acute hospitals in Ireland. Dementia14(5), 650–658.