Health and autonomy among the over-65s in Ireland by Tony Fahey

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Bibliography:p. 230-233.

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Statementby Tony Fahey and Peter Murray.
SeriesNational Council for the Elderly report -- 39, Report (National Council for the Elderly) -- no.39.
ContributionsMurray, Peter., National Council for the Elderly.
The Physical Object
Pagination233p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17519645M

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This report is an important contribution to the Council's work in promoting the health and autonomy of older people (see also Reports No. 26 and No. 32). Despite a low level of popular advocacy for older people, specialist medical and psychiatric services for older people have developed rapidly in Ireland, and geriatric medicine has become the largest medical specialty in hospital practice.

Official policy has incorporated significant recognition of the special needs of older people, but implementation of these policies has been variable and. 1 day ago  Rise in Covid among overs and in nursing homes a worry, says Holohan Government will need to look at ways to find extra money in wake of Covid crisis, says McGrath Health and autonomy among overs in Ireland.

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Cases of Covid among the overs continue to rise significantly, according to the latest figures. There were cases in the overs during September 9thth, a rise of 35 per cent on the.

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