IGS Postgraduate Study Day 2016 - Programme

09.30-10.00    Registration & Coffee

10.00-10.10    Welcome Address: Mo Flynn, President, Irish Gerontological Society

10.10-10.40    Doing a PhD in Ageing and Health Services Research: “Why”, “What” and “What Next”?  Lorna Roe, Postdoctoral researcher, Trinity College Dublin

10.40-11.30    Session 1   Chairs: Mo Flynn, Lorna Roe

Older Imprisonment in Ireland 2007-2014. Gillian Smith, TCD

The Efficacy of Pilates in Preventing Falls in Healthy Older Adults. Larissa Donatoni da Silva, NUI Galway

A Study to investigate the Effectiveness of a Memory Strategy Education Group Programme for Clients with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Dementia.  Áine Coe, TCD

11.25-11.45    Coffee/Tea Break

11.45-12.15    HRB Framework and Action Plan for Health Research Careers.  Annalisa Montesanti, Lead Programme Manager, Health Research Careers, Health Research Board

12.15-13.00    Session 2   Chairs: Catriona Malone, Elaine O Connor

Exploring Community Living from a Lifecourse Perspective – Toward Lifecourse Policy Options. Emily Loughlin, NUI Galway

Falls Related Events After Stroke. Mary Walsh, RCSI

Exploring Personhood in Dementia and its Importance for Care Relationships, Service Delivery and Regulatory Instruments. Niamh Hennelly, NUI Galway

13.00-13.30    Lunch

13.30-14.00    The Use of Standardised Reporting Guidelines in Research.  Dr. Rose Galvin, Lecturer, Dept. of Clinical Therapies, University of Limerick.

14.00-15.00    Session 3   Chairs: Rose Galvin, Frances Horgan

Telling Their Own Stories: Daily Occupations of “Oldest Old Men” in Rural Ireland. John Hastings, UCC

Medication Use in the Care of People Ageing with Intellectual Disability and Behaviour Disorders. Bernadette Flood, TCD

The Experience, Meaning and Significance of Intergenerational Adult Friendship to Older People in Ireland. Catherine O’Dare, TCD

Comparison of Aerobic Versus Resistance Versus Combined Exercise in Older Adults at Risk for Age Related Functional (Physical and Cognitive) Decline. James Timmons, UCD

15.00-15.30    Discussion & Close