Kate Irving
Dublin City University
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112Publications
18H-index
1,137Citations
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#2Kate Irving (DCU: Dublin City University)H-Index: 18
Last. Richard Lakeman (SCU: Southern Cross University)H-Index: 19
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The diagnosis of borderline personality disorder (BPD) has been found to carry stigma and poor hope of recovery. More recently, it has been regarded as a treatable condition through psychotherapy. Despite this, patients often experience lengthy hospitalizations, limited access to treatment, and poor outcomes. This paper describes the experiences of psychiatric nurses working with people diagnosed with BPD in acute mental health in-patient settings in Ireland. Seven nurses were interviewed, and t...
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#3Bob Woods (RMIT: RMIT University)H-Index: 55
Relationship quality (RQ) between a person with dementia and a family carer may influence their health and quality of life. However, evidence regarding its course and influencing factors is limited...
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#1Mona Michelet (University of Oslo)H-Index: 7
#2Geir Selbæk (University of Oslo)H-Index: 45
Last. Sverre Bergh (Innlandet Hospital Trust)H-Index: 22
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OBJECTIVES To examine prospectively the association between unmet needs for daytime activities and company and behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia. METHODS We included 451 people with mild or moderate dementia, from eight European countries, who were assessed three times over 12 months. Unmet needs were measured with the Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly. Three sub-syndromes of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory-Questionnaire were regressed, one-by-one, against unmet needs...
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#2Stephen Byrne (UCC: University College Cork)H-Index: 43
#3Jenny McSharry (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 8
Last. Suzanne Timmons (UCC: University College Cork)H-Index: 26
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Background : Antipsychotics are commonly prescribed to people living with dementia in nursing home settings, despite strong guideline recommendations against their use except in limited circumstances. We aimed to transparently describe the development process for a complex intervention targeting appropriate requesting and prescribing of antipsychotics to nursing home residents with dementia in Ireland, by nurses and general practitioners (GPs) respectively. Methods : We report the development pr...
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#1Daphne C Voormolen (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 9
#2Job van Exel (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 50
Last. Ron Handels (KI: Karolinska Institutet)H-Index: 16
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Informal care constitutes an important part of the total care for people with dementia. Therefore, the impact of the syndrome on their caregivers as well as that of health and social care services for people with dementia should be considered. This study investigated the convergent and clinical validity of the CarerQol instrument, which measures and values the impact of providing informal care, in a multi-country sample of caregivers for people with dementia. Cross-sectional data from a sample o...
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#1Hannah Jelley (Bangor University)H-Index: 9
#2Liselot Kerpershoek (UM: Maastricht University)H-Index: 9
Last. Geir Selbæk (University of Oslo)H-Index: 45
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Timely access to care services is crucial to support people with dementia and their family carers to live well. Carers of people with dementia (N = 390), recruited from eight countries, completed semi-structured interviews about their experiences of either accessing or not using formal care services over a 12-month period in the Access to Timely Formal Care (Actifcare) study. Participant responses were summarised using content analysis, categorised into clusters and frequencies were calculated. ...
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#3Jennifer McSharry (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 7
#1Niels Janssen (UM: Maastricht University)H-Index: 3
#2Ron Handels (KI: Karolinska Institutet)H-Index: 16
Last. Frans R.J. Verhey (UM: Maastricht University)H-Index: 102
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Abstract Objectives This exploratory study aimed at investigating profiles of care needs in people with mild to moderate dementia and examined variables associated with these profiles. Design A longitudinal international cohort study. Setting and Participants The baseline data of 447 community-dwelling dyads of people with dementia and their caregivers from the Access to Timely Formal Care (Actifcare) Study were included for analysis. Methods A latent class analysis was applied to identify profi...
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#1Janne-Kathrin Røsvik (Oslo University Hospital)H-Index: 3
#2Mona Michelet (University of Oslo)H-Index: 7
Last. Geir Selbæk (University of Oslo)H-Index: 45
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Home-dwelling people with dementia and their informal carers experience barriers impeding access to community care services. This study is a part of the Actifcare project where eight countries part...
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#1Emma O’ SheaH-Index: 3
#2Eamon O' SheaH-Index: 6
Last. Kate IrvingH-Index: 18
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Respite services have traditionally been viewed as services for carers mainly. Perhaps as a result, the perspectives of people with dementia have been largely ignored. In this study, we consider these perspectives in relation to day and respite services, and contextualise them in light of Kitwood's prediction that person-centred care would be adopted only superficially by such services. Convenience sampling was employed and semi-structured interviews were conducted with six community-dwelling pe...
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