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Family Carer Research Conference

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University College Dublin

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Care Alliance Ireland invite you to their 2nd biannual Family Carer Research conference, taking place in collaboration with the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems.

The conference will take place in The Red Room in the UCD student centre (see map here).

The conference programme includes oral and poster presentations from a wide range of speakers from across the Not-For-Profit, academic, and statutory sectors. In addtion, a number of Family Carers will be speaking and making presentations throughout the day.

Conference Programme:

9.30-10am Registration; tea & coffee

10-10.15 Introduction

10.15-10.45 Plenary Session- UCD EnCareDementia Project

10:45-11 Break

11-12.30 Oral Presentations- Session One

  1. A Never-Ending Love Story: A Narrative Exploration into the Experiences of Men who Provide Care in the Context of Dementia- Dr. Ann Stokes (NUI Maynooth)

  2. Funnily enough it gave a sense of hope’: Comparing the delivery of a face to face family carer programme to a fully online programme- Fergus Timmons (Alzheimer Society of Ireland), Dr Martha Doyle (Sligo IT), Dr Marita O’ Brien (Independent Researcher)

  3. A Mixed Methods Evaluation of Intensive Home Care Packages for People with Dementia: Experiences and Outcomes for Family Carers- Dr. Fiona Keogh (Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia, NUIG)

12.30- 2pm Lunch & poster presentations

2- 3.30 Session 2 (3 oral presentations)

  1. Caregiver burden and quality of life of parents of young children with cystic fibrosis- Prof Patricia Fitzpatrick (TCD)

  2. I am the warrior: Lived Experiences of the Mother and Carer roles and Mental Health Group Membership- Bláithín Lally (TCD), Dr. Charlotte Wilson(TCD)

  3. Engaging Dementia Carers in Research: The Do's and Don’ts- Joanna Joyce (Alzheimer Society Ireland) & members of the Dementia Carers Campaign Network (DCCN)

3.30- 3.45 Break

3.45- 4.45 Session 3 (2 oral presentations)

  1. Investing in family carers: a model for practice implementation of a person-centred approach to carer assessment and support within palliative care (Plan, Pilot, Train, Sustain)- Dr Janet Diffin (Queens University, Belfast)

  2. An assessment of family members' needs following ABI to a family member: An Irish Perspective- Deirdre Murphy (DCU), Prof. Teresa Burke (DCU) & Dr. Elaine Kelly (Headway Ireland)

4.45-5 Concluding remarks

Poster presentations will take place at the breaks and intervals, with topics including technology and Family Carers, sustaining support groups, training for Family Carers, transitioning from caring, and Young Carers.

Registration for the full day costs €30 per person, which includes lunch and refreshments.

If you are a student or a Family Carer and wish to attend, we have a number of complimentary passes. Please email Zoe directly (zoe@carealliance.ie) to apply for one of these passes.

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