Resources for Former Carers

Care Alliance Ireland has published a booklet to support people whose caring has ended – as they enter a new phase in their lives. When caring ends many family carers experience a range of emotions – grief, exhaustion, isolation – a real void in their lives can emerge.

Caring Lives- Looking Back; Moving Forward. Video 1    Video 2    Video 3

The booklet is a resource for former carers with useful information, advice and resources. Full-text available Click Here

Table of Contents

Section 1 Who this booklet is for     Section 2 How this booklet can help

Section 3 Books and videos from former carers

Section 4 Family carers Ireland       Section 5 Bereavement

Section 6 Online support                   Section 7 Finances

Section 8 Wills and legal advice       Section 9 Filling the void

Section 10 Returning to work           Section 11 Retraining and study

Section 12 Volunteering                    Section 13 Health and Wellbeing

Section 14 What the research tells us

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Have your Say. Your Life, Your Death, Your Say

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Initial analysis of data from a national survey to inform the development of an Irish Charter on Death, Dying and Bereavement in Ireland.

By Dr. Kathleen McLoughlin

To access the report, please CLICK HERE

 

Communicating your research – a toolkit

The Health Foundation, UK have published a toolkit to assist researchers with widening the impact of their research. Communicating about your research and your results is an important part of the research process that often is overlooked by researchers.  The toolkit is available HERE. It consists of four sections.

  • Section 1: Planning for impact
  • Section 2: Communicating your research results
  • Section 3: Extending influence and widening impact
  • Section 4: Glossary of terms

HEALTH RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM -17th November 2017, LIMERICK, Ireland

The Health Research Symposium 2017 will take place at the new Clinical Education Research Centre (CERC Building), University Hospital Limerick on Friday, 17th November  2017.

UL Hospitals, the major academic teaching hospitals of the Graduate Entry Medical School, and the Health Research Institute, UL, will showcase research in health care and related domains across the hospital network and University campus.  The conference is open to all health professionals. The principal event will explore emerging research in the following areas:

1)    Clinical Research;
2)    Health Services & Population Health Research; and
3)    Lifestyle, Technology & Health Research.

Abstracts must be uploaded online. Please register for this event here on Eventbrite. The registration page will then direct you to the link for abstract submission.