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Homeless people have been identified as a group that experience inequality in health and a target group in relation to health promotion initiatives. In developing health promotion initiatives it is important to take account of the broader determinants of health and to address the physical, mental...
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Subject: Homelessness
The Dublin Simon Community Health Audit took place during a one week period from Tuesday October 27th to Monday November 2nd 2009. During this one week period the survey was conducted with representative sample of people using Dublin Simon services to provide a snapshot picture of the presenting...
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This study investigates the impact of poverty and social exclusion on the food, diet and nutrition of people out-of-home in Dublin. The research involved a food frequency survey carried out with 75 people out of home, qualitative interviews with 12 individuals as well as a self-completion...
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Author: Caroline Corr
The Fáiltiú service provides information and advice on rights, entitlements and options to homeless people, or those at risk of homelessness. The objectives of this evaluation were to assess the information needs of users of the service, how effectively they were being met, and how...
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This study aimed to obtain information on homeless people appearing before the courts and in custody in the Dublin Metropolitan area and to track and to determine how homeless persons progress through the court and prison systems. The overall objective was to provide information the Probation and...
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Author: Martin Keane
The Homeless Agency recently launched its action plan to eliminate long-term homelessness and the need to sleep rough in Dublin by 2010. This article will discuss the elements of the plan that relate to homeless individuals with addiction problems in the context of the wider policy framework on...
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Subject: Homelessness
Key findings from the research include: Health Almost all respondents had either a diagnosed mental or physical health problem and the majority were also receiving treatment for ill health Mental health issues were very common, with over half reporting a diagnosis of depression. Almost half of the...
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Subject: Homelessness
The Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) has commissioned this research paper in order to provide a context for the DRHE’s publication Mapping Homeless Services for Women in Dublin, which provides results of a survey of women’s services conducted in 2013. The survey was undertaken...