The objective of the Framework was to inform and direct the development of adult palliative care services, both generalist and specialist, in Ireland for the three-year period. In so doing, the focus of the Framework was to identify the gaps that exist in the current level of service provision and to present a set of recommendations and actions which over the duration of the Framework (and at times beyond) would seek to address these service issues / deficits, subject to available resources.
This research call is to enhance the quality of life for those living with cancer and receiving palliative care. Information on this funding call are available HERE
The objective of this seed funding award is to fund a research project focussing on supporting impactful research for people receiving palliative care for cancer and that this seed award would support the researcher in submitting a competitive proposal for sizeable funding to an external funding organisation within 12 months of completion of seed funding period.
The research proposals should aim to:
Improve the quality of care for people with life limiting cancer
Provide research evidence to inform policy and improve practice
Enhance clinical and research competence in palliative care for people living with cancer
Build research capability and capacity in palliative care for people living with cancer
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Parkinson’s disease in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, including monitoring and managing symptoms, providing information and support, and palliative care. To access the guideline, click HERE
The aim of this research was to explore generalist and specialist palliative care service provision for people with non-malignant respiratory disease in the North and Republic of Ireland. It was published in BMC Palliative Care and full-text is available CLICK HERE
On Signing Terms, is a mobile App developed to assist and support health care practitioners caring for Deaf patients and patients with significant hearing loss (SHL), particularly in palliative care settings. This new resource is the latest addition to the Communicate Your Health mobile healthcare app series. Information on the previously published apps, Understand Me—a guide to assist health care professionals in caring for patients from diverse ethnic, religious and cultural groups in Ireland and Speak to Me—a resource for interpreters working in healthcare settings in Ireland, particularly in palliative care settings, will also be provided.
Funding received from the HSE Social Inclusion Fund and the Irish Hospice Foundation
Milford Care Centre is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation and registered charity. It was first established by the Little Company of Mary Sisters in 1928 and now provides Specialist Palliative Care and Older Persons Services in the Mid West of Ireland.
Milford Care Centre is a major provider of education in palliative care, gerontology, clinical skills and bereavement care in Ireland. For more information on our courses go Milford Care Centre courses
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