Palliative Care Research Projects

Click on the links below to learn more about each research project and access available research project outputs including videos, reports, papers, posters, helpful links and more:  

People with Serious Mental Illness and Access to Palliative Care in Ireland

Keywords: Palliative Care Needs, Mental Health Problems, Serious Mental Illness, Social Inequalities, and Co-Morbid Physical Health Issues

People with Intellectual Disability and Access to Palliative Care

Keywords: Palliative Care Needs, Intellectual Disability, Multi-Morbidity, Carers, End of Life Care and Inequalities 

People with Advanced Heart Failure, Their Carers and Access to Palliative Care in Ireland

Keywords: Palliative Care, Advanced Heart Failure, Carers, Caregiver Burden, Quality of Life, Advance Care Planning and Communication   

Evaluation of a Psycho-Educational Intervention for People with Advanced Cancer who are Experiencing Unintentional Weight loss (Cachexia) and Their Lay Carers

Keywords: Advanced Cancer, Wasting Syndrome, Cachexia, Psychosocial Impact, Psychological Impact and Intervention

An Evidence-based Model for the Transfer & Exchange of Research Knowledge (EMTReK) Relevant and Applicable to Palliative Care

Keywords: Knowledge Transfer & Exchange (KTE), KTE Model, Knowledge Transfer Activities and Dissemination and Evidence into Practice

Towards Improved Diagnosis and Symptom Management in Palliative Care

Keywords: Palliative Care, Depression, Assessment Tools, Carnell Scale for Depression in Dementia and Abbreviated Scale.  

The Transition to Adult Palliative Care Services in Ireland

Keywords: Children’s’ Palliative Care Services, Transition Process, Interventions and Models for Transition

Developing a Palliative Care Model for People with Dementia in the Community

Keywords: Dementia, Palliative Care, Evidence-based Model and Community Care

Unlocking Knowledge and Innovation Contained Within Palliative Care Research in Ireland [KINDLE]

Keywords: Research Outputs, Key Messages, Accessibility of the Learnings, Thematic Synthesis and Knowledge Transfer

What do Patients and Caregivers Want Near End of Life?

Key words: Discrete Choice Experiment, Palliative Care, End of Life Care, Preferences, Services & Supports, Specialist Palliative Care. 

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