Report on The Care of Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Complex Age-Related Conditions
The NDA commissioned the Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability (TCAID) to carry out research to examine the care and service options for older adults with intellectual disabilities and complex age-related conditions across a number of service settings.
People with intellectual disabilities are living longer, with increasing numbers advancing into older age. This is directly related to improvements in health care and supports, but it also carries with it challenges in terms of delivering appropriate care and service for older individuals with intellectual disabilities and who develop complex care needs as they age.
This research report explores these issues in more depth.
The research was launched with a webinar on 19/01/23
The webinar panel included;