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Research Assistant wins 'Best Poster' at IGS Conference
The 68th IGS Annual Scientific Meeting took place virtually, on Thursday November 18th, 2021. The theme of this year’s conference was: ‘70 Years of Change (1951-2021)’.
The Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation had a strong turnout, presenting several abstracts at the conference. A list of the 6 presentations, which are authored or co-authored by researchers/students from the Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation, is outlined below. The abstracts for each of these presentations will be published in a forthcoming issue of ‘Age & Ageing’.
• Prof Suzanne Timmons delivered the following platform presentation on the day: “What Does ‘Active Ageing’ Mean to You?” A Five-Country Survey of Academics, Students, Advocacy Groups, And ‘Expert’ Older People (Daisy Wiggin, Suzanne Timmons, et al.)
• Dr Emma O’ Shea also presented a platform presentation: ‘The Experience of Accessing Parkinson’s Disease Care: A Qualitative Interview Study’ (Emma O’ Shea, Aphie Rukundo, Suzanne Timmons, et al.)
• Investigating Learning Needs, Outcomes, And Curricula in Healthy and Active Ageing: A Scoping Review and Multinational Survey (Daisy Wiggin, Suzanne Timmons, et al.)
• Older adult Inpatients’ perceptions of Progressive Resistance Training in a Specialist Geriatric Rehabilitation Setting (Catriona Burke, Emer O’ Neill, Suzanne Timmons, et al.)
• Experiences of Health Service Use for People living with Parkinson’s Disease: A National Survey (Aphie Rukundo, Emma O’ Shea, Suzanne Timmons, et al.)
• To explore Emergency Medicine SpRs understanding, identification and management of frailty within the Emergency Department (Kara McLoughlin, Suzanne Timmons, et al.)
The CGR wish to congratulate Ms Daisy Wiggin, a research assistant in the Centre, for winning ‘Best Poster’ at the IGS conference. This study was entitled: ‘Investigating Learning Needs, Outcomes, And Curricula in Healthy and Active Ageing: A Scoping Review and Multinational Survey’.