Understanding disability in older people with heart disease: presentations

Region
  • Northern Ireland
  • Republic of Ireland

30th March 2015,

Professor Frank Kee, Dr Paul Darragh, Dr Anne Nolan

On Thursday 26 March 2015 CARDI launched the findings of all-Ireland research on heart disease and disability at an event in Belfast.The study was led by researchers from the UKCRC Centre of Excellence for Public Health at Queen’s University Belfast.

The presentations from the event are below:

Prof Frank Kee - Understanding disability in older people with heart disease

Dr Anne Nolan- Disability in older heart disease patients

Dr Paul Darragh- Disability in old age

The full report is entitled ‘Understanding disability in older heart disease patients in Ireland’. The research was CARDI under its 2013 data-mining funding programme. CARDI has prepared a research brief ‘Disability in older heart disease patients’ which summarises the main report and spells out some of the implications for policy and practice.