Dementia Pathways. For Primary Care in ireland

Our Research

Ongoing review of the content, effectiveness and impact of our dementia educational interventions and online resources is a key component of the PREPARED project.  

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Foley, T., Boyle, S., Jennings, A. and Smithson, W.H., 2017. “We’re certainly not in our comfort zone”: a qualitative study of GPs’ dementia-care educational needs. BMC family practice18(1), p.66. https://bmcfampract.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12875-017-0639-8 

 

Aisling Jennings, Tony Foley, Kieran Walsh, John Browne, Alice Coffey, Colin Bradley. General practitioner's experiences, knowledge and attitudes towards the management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: a mixed method systematic review. PROSPERO 2017:CRD42017054916 Available from http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42017054916

 

Kathleen McLoughlin, Tony Foley, Siobhan Boyle, Aisling Jennings, Katherine Thackeray, Serena Fitzgerald, Alice Coffey, Claire Collins, Marie Lynch, Anna de Siun, Elizabeth Ford. Audit and diagnostic coding of dementia in general practice: a rapid knowledge synthesis. PROSPERO 2016:CRD42016054063 Available from http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016054063

 

TRAINING PACKS

 

Foley T, Jennings A. Dementia Care in General Practice: Facilitator’s Workshop Guide. Primary Care Education, Pathways and Research of Dementia (PREPARED), University College Cork, 2016

 

Quinn A, McLoughlin K, Thackeray K, Jennings A, Boyle S and Foley T. Dementia Care in Primary Care – An Interprofessional Approach: Facilitator’s Workshop Guide. Primary Care Education, Pathways and Research of Dementia (PREPARED), University College Cork, 2017.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

 

Foley T, Boyle S, Jennings A, Smithson WH (2017) Are we there yet? The road to enhanced dementia care in the community,  https://sonasapc.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Are-We-There-Yet-The-Road-to-Enhanced-Dementia-Care-in-the-Community.pdf

 

Foley, T; Boyle, S; Jennings, A (2017).  The development and evaluation of peer-facilitated dementia workshops in general practice.  Sonas APC 9th International dementia conference. Dementia in Ireland: Building knowledge, leadership and communities, Dublin https://sonasapc.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Development-and-Evaluation-of-Dementia-Workshops-for-GPs.pdf 

 

Foley, T., Thackeray, K., Quinn, A., Hopper, L. and Irving, K., 2017. Primary Care Education, Pathways and Research of Dementia (PREPARED): Promoting integrated dementia care through Primary Care Team education. http://doras.dcu.ie/21826/2/ICIC17_PREPARED.pdf

 

Foley T, Jennings A, Boyle S, Smithson WH (2017) The development and evaluation of peer-facilitated practice-based dementia workshops for GPs. [Oral Presentation], Society for Academic Primary Care 46th Annual Scientific Meeting, Warwick, England , 13-JUL-17.  https://sapc.ac.uk/conference/2017/abstract/development-and-evaluation-of-peer-facilitated-practice-based-dementia


Foley T, Boyle S, Jennings A, Smithson WH (2017) What do GPs need to know about dementia? A triangulated, qualitative study of GPs’ dementia-care educational needs. [Oral Presentation], Society for Academic Primary Care 46th Annual Scientific Meeting, Warwick, England , 13-JUL-17.  https://sapc.ac.uk/conference/2017/abstract/what-do-gps-need-know-about-dementia-triangulatedqualitative-study-of-gps

 

Jennings A, Foley T, Bradley C  “Working away in that grey area…” A qualitative exploration of General Practitioners’ perspectives on the management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia https://sapc.ac.uk/conference/2017/abstract/working-away-grey-area-qualitative-exploration-of-general-practitioners


Foley T, Boyle S, Jennings A, Smithson WH (2017) Are we there yet? The road to enhanced dementia care in the community. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Sonas APC 9th International dementia conference. Dementia in Ireland: Building knowledge, leadership and communities, Dubin , 15-MAY-17.


Foley T, Boyle S, Jennings A, Smithson WH (2017) A qualitative study of GPs' dementia care educational needs. [Oral Presentation], 32nd International Conference of Alzheimer Disease International, Kyoto, Japan , 27-APR-17.


Foley T, Fenlon N, Hopper, L (2017) Being PREPARED for educational collaboration; Collaborators' perspectives. [Keynote Speaker], Association of the University Departments of General Practice of Ireland. 2017 Joint Scientific Meeting. Partnerships for Health, Limerick , 10-MAR-17.

 

Linehan M, Foley T (2017) Pain management in patients with dementia: A study of General Practitioners’ knowledge and attitudes. [Oral presentation], Association of the University Departments of General Practice of Ireland. 2017 Joint Scientific Meeting. Partnerships for Health, Limerick , 10-MAR-17

 

Guerin N, Jennings A, Foley T (2017) Antipsychotic use in dementia care: The development of a repeat prescribing monitoring template for GPs using a Delphi consensus method. [Oral presentation], Association of the University Departments of General Practice of Ireland. 2017 Joint Scientific Meeting. Partnerships for Health, Limerick , 10-MAR-17


Foley T (2016) The timely diagnosis of dementia: A case-based discussion. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Living with Dementia in Rural Ireland Conference, Galway , 30-MAY-16.

Foley, T (2016) Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: a case-based discussion. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Nursing Homes Ireland Conference. Dementia Thematic Inspection, Cork , 25-MAY-16.


Foley, T (2015) Dementia in Primary Care: Diagnosis and Early Interventions. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Institute of Public Health Nurses Annual Conference, Dublin .


Foley, T (2015) Educational interventions for dementia care in Primary Care: What works?. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The DSIDC Annual Conference: Education Generation, Dublin .

Foley, T (2015) Dementia dilemmas. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], ICGP Summer School, Carlow .


Foley, T (2015) Educational interventions for dementia care in Primary Care:. [Oral Presentation], CARDI International Training Programme on Ageing, Trinity College Dublin .


Foley, T (2015) The diagnostic debate in General Practice: PREPARED for Action. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], National Memory Clinic Conference, Dublin