I’d prefer to stay at home but I don’t have a choice” – Meeting older people’s preference for care: policy, but what about practice?’ was launched very successfully last Friday. This important research report on care policy and practice for older people was authored by Dr Sarah Donnelly, Lecturer in Social Work in the School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice, as well as the Irish Association of Social Workers (IASW), the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland and Age Action Ireland. 

Media coverage of the launch and the findings of the report can be found on the Social Impact section of the school website here here. The report authors, as well as the Ombudsman, who officially launched the document,  are pictured below: (From Left to Right) – Dr Emer Begley (Alzheimer Society of Ireland), Dr Sarah Donnelly (School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice and IASW), Mr Peter Tyndall (Ombudsman), Dr Marita O’Brien (Age Action) and Mr John Brenna (IASW).

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