Recruitment and consent of adults with intellectual disabilities in a classic grounded theory research study: ethical and methodological considerations

Eileen Carey

University of Limerick

Biographical details for Ms Eileen CareyEileen has a long history of clinical practice within Interdisciplinary frameworks in Intellectual Disability Services in the Mid West Region. She completed a BSc. Nursing Studies at the University of Limerick, a MSc. in Advanced Nursing Studies at the University of Ulster and more recently a PhD at Trinity College DublinShe currently works as a Lecturer in the Department of Nursing and Midwifery in the University of Limerick. Her research interests are choice and control, inclusive research and person centred planning.


Abstract Background There is an onus on intellectual disability researchers to provide opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to be included in research which affects their lives. This paper presents a... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Eileen Carey (University of Limerick)
  2. Colin Griffiths (Trinity College Dublin)

Topic Area

Topics: Intellectual Disability


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

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