Cast Study Types Ireland

SLIGO CASE STUDY

Reducing carer fatigue in Sligo

The Background In Ireland, dementia affects over 41,700 citizens aged over 30. Most of these (around 26,104) live at home and are supported by an informal carer, typically a family member. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It’s a terminal illness that develops slowly, causes memory, thinking and judgement impairment and may […]

partas case study

Embedding service design skills within Dublin’s youth services

Background Youth unemployment is one of the biggest social and economic challenges in Ireland. Between 2014 – 2015 levels of youth unemployment were as high as 25.9%. Long spells of unemployment can have serious long-term effects on individuals, including reduced earnings and social exclusion. Partas is a social enterprise based in Tallaght, South Dublin that […]