IGS Postgraduate Study Day 2015 - Programme

Postgraduate Study Day in Ageing Research

Friday, 5th June 2015

The Education Centre, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Dublin

09.30-10.00

Registration & Coffee

10.00-10.10

Welcome Address: Mo Flynn, President, Irish Gerontological Society

10.10-10.40

The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) – Its Role in Ageing Research.  Dr. Orna Donoghue, Project Manager, TILDA, Trinity College Dublin

10.40-11.30

Session 1

Identifying and Addressing the Needs of Older Adults with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland at End of Life.  Janet O’Farrell

Experiences of Early Onset Dementia and Accessing Health Care and Social Care Services in Ireland.  Vanessa Moore

Exploring Perceptions of Ageing Amongst Mid- life Women in Connemara.  Alison Herbert

11.30-11.45

Coffee/Tea Break

11.45-12.15

Opportunities for Research Dissemination.  Dr. Rose Galvin, Lecturer, Dept. of Clinical Therapies, University of Limerick

12.15-13.15

Session 2

An Exploration of Bone Health Among Older Adults with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland. Éilish Burke

Investigating Oropharyngeal Dysphagia in the Older Prison Population: Identification, Experiences, Services and Context.  Chiara Healy

Falls Related Events After Stroke.  Mary Walsh

13.15-14.00

Lunch

14.00-14.30

Preparing for the Viva – Insights from an Examiner.  Prof. J. Bernard Walsh, Clinical Director, Mercer’s Institute, St. James’s Hospital/TCD

14.30-15.15

Session 3

Early Identification of Delirium in Older Medical Inpatients.  Niamh O’Regan

Assessment of Subjective Memory and Cognitive Complaints in Primary Care.  Sophia Kilcullen

Determinants of Functional Decline and Length of Stay for Frail Older Medical Patients in the Medical Setting.  Ruth McCullagh

15.15-15.30

Discussion & Close