3 December - Centering and Embedding Family Carers in the Co-Production of Carer Research, Supports and Policy

PPI Ignite Network and ISS21

Dr. Fiona Masterson (Family Carer), Dr. Nikki Dunne (Family Carers Ireland), Liam O' Sullivan (Care Alliance Ireland), Dr. Irene Hartigan (UCC) and Dr. Carol Kelleher (UCC/ISS21).

Friday 3rd December, 1:00-2:00pm; Online event. Please use the following link to register: bit.ly/2ZzT2dT

This seminar will outline how family carers are integrated and involved in the co-production of carer research, policy and supports. Family Carers Ireland will describe the lessons learnt from establishing a PPI panel of family carers, as well as future plans. In addition, two Irish Research Council New Foundations funded projects will be presented, the CARERENGAGE and INTERFACE projects. Both projects involve collaborations between family carers, UCC researchers, Family Carers Ireland and Care Alliance Ireland. For both projects, the perspectives of family carers, researchers and partner organisations will be presented.

College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences

Coláiste na nEalaíon, an Léinn Cheiltigh agus na nEolaíochtaí Sóisialta

College Office, Room G31 ,Ground Floor, Block B, O'Rahilly Building, UCC