The needs of older people in contemporary Ireland: a case study of Killavullen
Community-Academic Research Links, University College Cork
Background to study: The Bachelor of Social Work degree requires students to undertake a piece of research to fulfil the requirements of the course. This research was carried out in conjunction with the Science Shop Project in University College Cork and Killavullen Housing Association. The role of Killavullen Housing Association is to consider the provision of suitable sheltered housing for the elderly citizens of North Cork in Killavullen village. To substantiate this need the research looked at ageing demographics in Irish society. The scope of the research included gaining the views of all stakeholders to assess independent living and contributing factors influencing this, assisted living as well as formal residential settings offered at both governmental and community level.
Needs of older people , Contemporary Ireland , Killavullen
Kenneally, M. (2012) The needs of older people in contemporary Ireland: a case study of Killavullen. Cork: Community-Academic Research Links, University College Cork.
© 2012, Mary Kenneally.