Mapping 15-year trends of day service provision for people with intellectual disabilities in Ireland – is policy-driven individualisation a reality yet?

Padraic Fleming

Mental Health and Social Research Unit, Maynooth University Department of Psychology

Padraic Fleming is a PhD Scholar on the SPHeRE (Structured Population and Health-services Research Education) Programme. He is completing his studies in Maynooth University Department of Psychology and is funded by Genio and the Health Research Board (HRB). The focus of his doctoral research is individualised funding for people with a disability. Padraic is a member of the advisory and consultative group for the ministerial task force on personalised budgets.

Abstract

Background Person-centred plans, individualised supports and personal budgets have been at the leading edge of a global paradigm shift in day services for people with intellectual disabilities. Their objective is to empower... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Padraic Fleming (Mental Health and Social Research Unit, Maynooth University Department of Psychology)
  2. Sinead Mcgilloway (Mental Health and Social Research Unit, Maynooth University Department of Psychology)
  3. Sarah Barry (Centre for Health Policy and Management, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin)

Topic Area

Topics: Intellectual Disability

Session

ID2 » Intellectual Disability 2 (14:00 - Thursday, 10th November, Lecture Theatre 2.57)

Presentation Files

17th_HIRC_2016.pptx