A selection of the latest ageing research publications can be accessed here. CARDI publications are highlighted by the CARDI icon to the right of each title. You can suggest additional publications you would like to see listed here.

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Excellent social work with older people: a discussion paper

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.

GP utilisation in the over 50s

7th January 2015, TILDA

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;

Hydration and Older People in the UK: Addressing the Problem, Understanding the Solutions

7th January 2015, International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK)

Dehydration can have a severe impact on health and well-being, leading to functional and long term health problems, particularly in older people, but as yet this is rarely reflected in the development of nutrition and health policy.

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CARDI E-Bulletin December 2014

18th December 2014, CARDI

CARDI's  e-bulletin provides up-to-date information on ageing research including seminars, funding opportunities, latest research and innovation.

Read CARDI Ebulletin: December 2014 here.


The Irish National Dementia Strategy and implementation plan

17th December 2014, Department of Health (ROI)

The Irish National Dementia Strategy was launched on Wednesday 17 December 2014. The launch honours the commitment in the Programme for Government to develop a national Alzheimer’s and other dementias strategy to  increase awareness, ensure timely diagnosis and intervention, and develop enhanced community based services.

The Strategy sets out a number of principles to underpin the provision of care and supports for people with dementia including:

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Future Directions and Collective Strengths in Dementia Research: Presentations

16th December 2014, CARDI

On Friday 12 December CARDI hosted a dementia research networking event in Dublin. The following speakers gave presentations at the event. Click each to access presentations:

Prof Brian Lawlor, Connolly Norman Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, Mercer's Institute for Research on Ageing, TCD

Understanding emergency hospital admissions of older people

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.