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Assignment guides: Fiona Walshe 2015

HIQA inspection reports on HIQA website

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HIQA inspection reports

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TILDA the over 50s in a changing Ireland

The Irish LongituDinal Study on Ageing (TILDA)

The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) is based in Trinity College Dublin

The Irish LongituDinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) is a large-scale, nationally representative, longitudinal study on ageing in Ireland, the overarching aim of which is to make Ireland the best place in the world to grow old.

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Sample references on Nursing homes and Dementia care in Nursing homes.

Cahill, S., O'Nolan, C., O'Caheny, D., & Boberksy, A., (2015) An Irish National Survey of Dementia in Long Stay Residential Care , DSIDC Dementia Services Information and Development Centre. [Online] Available at: http://dementia.ie/images/uploads/site-images/DSIDCReport_439721.pdf  [Accessed 7th March 2015]

Lally, C. (2014) Gardaí reviewing 700 complaints about care homes. Irish Times Online.  Available at: http://0-www.irishtimes.com.libmain.ait.ie/news/crime-and-law/garda%C3%AD-reviewing-700-complaints-about-care-homes-1.2037588 [Accessed 7th March 2015]

National Economic and Social Council (2012) Quality and Standards in Human Services in Ireland: Residential Care for Older People. NESC: Dublin. [Online] Available at: http://files.nesc.ie/nesc_reports/en/NESC_128_exec_sum.pdf [Accessed 7th March 2015]

Phelan, A. & McCormack, B. (2012) Exploring nursing expertise in residential care for older people in Ireland. AIGNA. [Online] Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10147/285717 [Accessed 7th March 2015]