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Dr. Louise Daly

Associate Professor (School of Nursing & Midwifery)
DOLIER STREET - SCHOOL OF NURSING


Dr Louise Daly is an Associate Professor in Ageing and Community Nursing and current Head of Discipline for General Nursing (second term), Trinity College Dublin where she has been employed since 2004. She qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1993, a Registered Nurse Tutor in 1999, and in 2010 she obtained her PhD from Trinity College Dublin. Her clinical, education and research interests are in care of the older adult, with a particular interest in dementia care. Louise teaches and supervises in these and other areas across undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the School, including on the interdisciplinary online Postgraduate Certificate and blended Masters in Dementia. As part of various research teams within the department, she has worked on research studies that have attracted more than 1,128,000 Euros in research funding. She has a particular interest in qualitative/interpretive, evaluation and meta-synthesis systematic review research methodologies. She is a member of the organising committees of and facilitates two Alzheimer Cafés, and she is a member of the steering and advisory committees' of the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre. Louise serves as a member of the editorial boards of Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice journal and the International Journal of Older Person Nursing.
  Acute care nursing   Aged care nursing   Ageing, memory and other cognitive processes   AGING   Aging/Gerontology   Clinical learning environment in nursing   DEMENTIA SERVICES   EARLY ONSET DEMENTIA   Ethics and Law in Dementia   Informal Carers   NURSING EDUCATION   Older Adults - ageing in place, dementia, aging and technolo   OLDER PATIENTS   OLDER PEOPLE
  Including best practices and the voices of experience in developing post-diagnostic dementia support guidelines for people with an intellectual disability.
 Nurses' preparedness for end of life conversations: Exploring acute nurses' experiences and needs when communicating with patients with non-malignant life-limiting illnesses
 Experiences of Directors of Nursing of Residential Care Facilities for Older People during COVID-19
 Adult patient and service users' experiences of public and patient involvement, engagement and participation in the context of health organisation design, governance and policy-making.
 Older People's Experiences of Cocooning during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Member of the Editorial Board for the International Journal of Older People Nursing January 2020
School of Nursing and Midwifery TCD representative on Get Up Get Dressed Get moving Network and member of the Education Working Group 2019
External examiner for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nursing (Elderly Care), University of Malta From September 2019
Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland 2018-Present
Member of Editorial Board for Dementia Journal 2018
External Examiner for MSc Global Issues in Gerontology and Ageing, Stirling University October 2017- Present
Member of National Education Interest Group (University and Institute of Technology Sectors) on the National Clinical Programme for Older People 2017-Present
Steering Group Member of Dementia Services Information and Development Centre 2016 to Present
Member of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland Ethics Committee August 2013-December 2017
Reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2012
Steering group member of the Naas Alzheimer Cafe 2013-Present
Steering Group Member of the South County Dublin Alzheimer's Cafe 2012-Present
School of Nursing and Midwifery Alumni Committee 2012-Present
Reviewer for Dementia 2012
Reviewer for the British Journal of Nursing 2007
Reviewer for Health and Social Care in the Community 2010
Reviewer for Nurse Education and Practice 2013
Reviewer for International Journal of Older People Nursing 2018
Member of Interview Panel for Adelaide Society interviews to select students for the BSc (Cur) Nursing course (component of selection process alongside the CAO application process) April 2008, April 2009, April 2013
Member of the Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development Unit Dublin, Kildare and West Wicklow Advisory Committee for Leadership for Directors of nursing working in Older Persons Services development programme. 2006-2007
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Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland 2018 Present
CHAIN Dementia Subgroup 2016 Present
An Board Altranais now Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland 1993 Present
All Ireland Gerontological Nurses Association (AIGNA) 2009 Present
Irish Gerontological Society (IGS) 2007 2008
Grounded Theory Institute 2007 2010
AISHE 2008 Present
Dookhy J. and Daly, L, Nurses' experiences of caring for persons with dementia experiencing responsive behaviours in an acute hospital: A Qualitative Descriptive, International Journal of Older People Nursing, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Higgins A., Downes C., Daly L., Begley T., Sharek D. and De Vries J., Capacity building in sexual health promotion: a longitudinal evaluation of a training-the-trainer programme in Ireland, Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 36, (1), 2021, p46 - 67, Notes: [DOI: 10.1080/14681994.2019.1566604], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Bracken-Scally M. Keogh B., Daly l., Pittalis C., Kennelly B.,Hynes G., Gibb M., Cole N., McMahon G., Lawlor B., MCCarron M. & Brady AM, Assessing the Impact of Dementia Inclusive Environmental Adjustment in the Emergency Department, Dementia, 20, (1), 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
White P., Fenlon-Carroll A., Harris E., Murphy A. and Daly L., Using an appreciative inquiry methodology with the World Cafe approach to explore enhanced care in a general hospital setting., THEconf2021, Virtual Conference School of Nursing and Midwifery Trinity College Dublin, 9-11th March 2021, 2021, Poster, PRESENTED  URL
International Journal of Older People Nursing, Wiley, [eds.], 2020, Editorial Board, PUBLISHED
Keogh B., Ting To, W., Daly L., Hynes G., Kennelly S., Lawlor B., Timmons S., O'Reilly S., Bracken-Scally M., Ciblis A., Cole N., Drury A., Pitalis C., Kennelly B., McCarron M. and Brady A.M., Acute hospital staff's attitudes towards dementia and perceived dementia knowledge: a cross-sectional survey in Ireland, BMC Geriatrics, 20, (376), 2020, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Fenlon-Carroll A., Harris E., Murphy A., White P. & Daly L ., Advancing Enhanced Care Practice in Naas General Hospital, Year of the Nurse, Chief Nurse Webinar 2020. Year of the Nurse Virtual Presentation, 15th December , 2020, Poster, PUBLISHED  URL
Brady A.M., Drennan J., Elliott N., Daly L., Fleming S., Savage E., Hegarty J., Lehane E., Cotter P., Rogerson S., Varley J., O'Reilly D. and Bryant-Lukosis D. , Evaluation of the Impact of Implementing a Draft Policy to Develop Advanced Nurse Practitioners (cANPs/RANPs) to Meet Health Service Needs Final Report, University College Cork and Trinity College Dublin, 2020, p1 - 186, Report, PUBLISHED  URL
Daly L., Byrne G.& Keogh B., Contemporary considerations relating to health promotion and older people, British Journal of Nursing, 28, (21), 2019, p1414 - 1419, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
O'Connor P., Daly L. and Higgins A., Partners' experiences of living with a person with an eating disorder: A grounded theory study, Journal of Advanced Nursing, 75, 2019, p1741 - 1750, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
  

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Daly L., The Steering Committee. My experiences: a personal reflection on tips and points to consider, Engaging Dementia How to set up a Dementia Café Workshop, Virtual Event, 25th January, 2021, Engaging Dementia, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Daly, L, 'Choosing Nursing as a Career Pathway', Year of the Nurse Event for Transition Year Students, St James's Hospital, February 25th , 2020, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Brady A.M.,, Learning from innovation in dementia care in the community, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference (THEconf2019, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 6-7 March , 2019, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Daly L., Fenlon-Carroll A., Murphy A., Harris E. and White P., Developing enhanced care in Naas General Hospital: an exploratory study, Naas General Hospital Nursing Research Day, Naas General Hospital, 22nd November 2019, 2019, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Bracken-Scally, M., Brady, A-M., Keogh, B., Hynes, G.,Kennelly, B., Drury, A., Daly, L., & McCarron, M., Evaluation of the Connolly Hospital Dementia Pathways Project: Preliminary findings, Connolly Hospital Dementia Pathways Partnerships in Care Seminar, Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin, 20 September 2018, 2018, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Brady A.M., Daly L., Keogh B., Kennelly B., Ciblis A., Drury A., Hynes G., Bracken-Scally M., Pittalis C. and McCarron M., Evaluation of the Cork Integrated Dementia Care Across Settings (Cork-IDEAS) Project, Dublin, Ireland, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 2018, p1 - 109, Report, PUBLISHED
White P., Daly L. and Byrne G. , Improving Practice Led Research for the Benefit of Service and Service Users: Research Capacity Building for Clinical Nurse Specialists and Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Trinity Centre for Practice and Healthcare Innovation, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin., 2018, Report, PUBLISHED
Brady, A-M., Bracken-Scally, M., Keogh, B., Kennelly, B., Daly, L., Hynes, G., Pittalis, C., Drury, A., Ciblis, A. & McCarron, M., Evaluation of the St. James's Hospital DemPath Integrated Care Pathway Project, Dublin, Ireland, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 2018, Report, PUBLISHED
Brady A.M., Bracken-Scally M., Keogh B., Kennelly B., Daly L., Hynes G., Drury A., Ciblis A. and McCarron M, Evaluation of the Connolly Hospital Dementia Pathways Programme, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 2018, Report, PUBLISHED
Brady, A-M., Bracken-Scally, M., Hynes, G., Keogh, B., Daly, L., Kennelly, B., Ciblis, A., Pittalis, C., & McCarron, M., Evaluation of the Community Outreach Dementia Project Leitrim, Dublin, Ireland, Trinity College Dublin, 2017, Report, PUBLISHED

  

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Award Date
Poster Prize Winner at the 'Sowing the Seeds' 1st International Spirituality in Healthcare Conference, Trinity College Dublin 25th June 2015
Master of Arts (Jure Officii) 2008
Poster Prize for Corroon, A.M., Nolan, L., Adams, A. and Mooney, M., Laying the Foundations: on-line learning support for postgraduate nursing students, "Teaching and Learning in the Changing World of Higher Education". 3rd AISHE Conference, National University of Ireland, Maynooth 2007
Deans List for Academic Achievement, Faculty of Medicine, University College Dublin 1998
Second Year Scholarship in Nursing Studies, University College Dublin 1999
Award for outstanding patient care for 2nd year student nurse, the Mary Aikenhead School of Nursing, St Vincent's Hospital Elm Park, Dublin 4 1991-1992
First place in student nursing examinations, The Mary Aikenhead School of Nursing, St Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4. 1991-1992
First place in student nursing examinations, The Mary Aikenhead School of Nursing, St Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4. 1990-1991