Meeting the challenge of caring for an ageing population in Ireland

Maria Caples, Lynne Marsh, Caroline Dalton, Elaine Drummond

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Abstract

The age profile of Irish people with a learning disability has changed significantly prompting a call for the development of the role of the gerontological clinical nurse specialist. The authors argue the role would bring much-needed expertise to support families and carers and to advocate for individuals accessing healthcare services.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-27
Number of pages5
JournalLearning Disability Practice
Volume13
Issue number10
Early online dateDec 2010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2013
Externally publishedYes

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