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Dr. Eilish Burke
Ussher Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Biography

Éilish Burke RGN RNID BNS MSc. PhD. completed her PhD in March 2016, during her studies she achieved a number of awards including Postgraduate of the year 2016 and was appointed as the Ussher Assistant Professor in Ageing and Intellectual Disability, Trinity College Dublin in September 2016. Éilish originally trained as a general nurse and through her volunteer work with the Special Olympics she developed an interest in intellectual disability (ID). She trained as a Registered Nurse Intellectual Disability and has worked in the field for over 25 years. Éilish completed her Masters in Trinity and joined the IDS-TILDA team as a research assistant in 2010. Éilish served as Project Manager from 2011-2016, whilst continuing to play an integral role in IDS-TILDA she is now Ussher Assistant Professor in Ageing and ID in the School of Nursing and Midwifery with her research based with IDS-TILDA. Her specific area of interest is bone health and health assessment with her related research interests include physical health and wellbeing, inclusionary methods of healthcare screening and healthcare engagement, accessible health promotion and promoting research involvement of people with intellectual disability. Her research is situated within the Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (IDS-TILDA) where she has worked for 10 years. She designed an accessible health assessment in 2013 and led its roll out in Wave's 2 and now in Wave 4 of the IDS-TILDA study. Dr. Burke is leading the physical health theme of the Trinity Center for Ageing and Intellectual Disability (TCAID) and is guiding the future focus of this theme. Administratively Dr. Burke is the Associate Director of TCAID and the Director of the Masters in Ageing Health and Wellbeing in Intellectual Disability which is a new and unique course she designed which is research led and under pinned by the IDS-TILDA study. Dr Burke is a committed teacher and has been involved in education throughout her career. Her contribution to education and the profession has included co-ordination and development of modules and courses at undergraduate and post graduate level and she is currently the external examiner at Queens University Belfast.

She is a member of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, as well as the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the Irish Osteoporosis Society. She sits on the Quality Improvement HSE working group, the HSE Affinity ID working group and the Camphill Communities of Ireland Ethics committee. In response to the recent COVID19 pandemic Dr Burke lead the design of an online educational programme for carer's in ID services on recognition and assessment of COVID 19 among those with intellectual disability in collaboration with the HSE and the Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

O'Donohoe, N., McCallion, P., McCarron, M and Burke E., Engaging people with intellectual disability in research, a novel approach., Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference: Integrated Health Care Developing Integrated Person-Centered Health Systems, TheConfo2020, Trinity College Dublin, 2020 Conference Paper, 2020

Burke, EA.and McCarron, M., The Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (IDS-TILDA) - Ageing and intellectual disability , International Winter School, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, January 6th - 17th , 2020, School of Nursing and Midwifery Invited Talk, 2020

Smith, M., Manduchi, B., Burke, E., Carroll, R., McCallion, P. & McCarron, M., Communication difficulties in adults with Intellectual Disability: Results from a national cross-sectional study, Research in Developmental Disabilities, 97, (103557), 2020, p1-12 Journal Article, 2020 TARA - Full Text DOI

Burke, EA., Bowman, S., Murphy, E., Oppewal, A., McCallion, P., and McCarron M., Get Wise About Your Health, Supporting people with intellectual disability to be health savvy: Sharing preliminary findings from public engagement and involvement in research , Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference: Integrated Health Care Developing Integrated Person-Centered Health Systems, TheConfo2020, Trinity College Dublin, 2020 Conference Paper, 2020

Burke, EA., Walsh, JB., McCallion, P., and McCarron, M., Making Reasonable Adjustment to Enable and Support People with Intellectual Disability Engage in Objective Health Measures in a Research Study; The Health Fair In The Intellectual Disability Supplement To The Irish Longitudinal Study On Ageing., Inclusion, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

O' 'Connell, J., Burke, E., McMahon N, McCallion, P., McCarron, M, Henman, M., O'Dwyer M, Medication Burden and Frailty in Older Adults with Intellectual Disability: An Observational Cross-Sectional Study, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 29, (4), 2020, p482 - 492 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Burke, EA., Walsh, JB., McCalion, P. and McCarron, M., A descriptive examination of the link between men with intellectual disabilities, bone health and grip strength., Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference: Integrated Health Care Developing Integrated Person-Centered Health Systems, TheConfo2020, Trinity College Dublin, March 2020, 2020 Poster, 2020

Burke, EA., Bowman, S., McCallion, P., McCarron, M. and Gallagher, S., The use of massive open online courses to improve the healthcare service for adults with intellectual disability, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference: Integrated Health Care Developing Integrated Person-Centered Health Systems, TheConfo2020, Trinity College Dublin, 2020 Conference Paper, 2020

Manduchi B, Walshe M, Burke E, Carroll R, McCallion P, McCarron M , Prevalence and risk factors for choking in adults with intellectual disability: Results from a national cross sectional study. , Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability , 2020 Journal Article, 2020 TARA - Full Text DOI

McCallion, P., McCarron, M., & Burke, E. , Irish findings on quality in life and death for people with ID. , Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, The World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Glasgow, Scotland, 6th - 9th August, 63, (7), 2019 Conference Paper, 2019 DOI

Burke, EA., Carroll, R., O'Dwyer, M., Walsh, JB., McCallion, P., McCarron, M., A quantitative examination of the bone health status of older adults with intellectual and developmental disability in Ireland: a cross sectional nationwide study., British Medical Journal, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

O'Connell J, Henman MC, Burke E, Donegan C, McCallion P, McCarron M, O'Dwyer M, Association of Drug Burden Index with Grip Strength, Timed Up and Go and Barthel Index Activities of Daily Living in Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: An Observational Cross-sectional Study, BMC Geratrics, (173), 2019, p1 - 21 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Burke, EA., McCallion, P., McCarron, M., Bowman, S. and Gallagher, S., The use of massive open online courses to improve the healthcare service for adults with intellectual disability, THE WORLD CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, Glasgow, August 2019, 2019 Conference Paper, 2019 DOI

Sheerin, F., Fleming, S., Burke, E., Byrne, K., Cleary, M., Doyle, C. and Keenan, P., Exploring mental health issues in people with an intellectual disability, Learning Disability Practice, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Burke, E., When someone with IDD becomes frail, formal and informal carers need support to., Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, IASSIDD World Congress, Scotland, July 2019, 63, (7), 2019 Conference Paper, 2019 DOI

Al Mutairi HK, O'Dwyer M, McCarron M, McCallion P, Burke E, Henman MC., Laxative use among older adults with intellectual disability: A cross-sectional observational study, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Burke, EA., Carroll, R., Walsh, JB., McCallion, P. and McCarron, M., Bone health, grip strength and older men with intellectual disability , THE WORLD CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, Glasgow , August 2019, 2019 Conference Paper, 2019 DOI

Claire O'Dwyer; Martin Henman; Mary Mc Carron; Eva O'Leary; Philip McCallion; Eilish Burke; Juliette O'Connell; Maire O'Dwyer, Prevalence and patterns of antipsychotic use and their associations with mental health and problem behaviours among older adults with intellectual disabilities, Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities , 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Horan, P., Fleming, S., Cleary., Burke, E., Doyle, C., Byrne, K., Griffiths, G., Keenan, P, 'Sweet Dreams': An Evidence Based Approach to Effective Sleep Hygiene Maintenance for People living with an Intellectual Disability, Learning Disability Practice, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Burke, E, A., McCarron, M., McCallion, P., Bowman, S, Building Inclusive Communities: Learning from the world, Involving Older Adults in Research - Lessons from 10 Years of IDS-TILDA, USA, November 2018, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Overview of the Important Physical Health Concerns in, editor(s)Vee P. Prasher and Matthew P. Janicki , Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities, Springer Nature, 2018, [Burke, E.A., O'Dwyer, M., McGlinchey, E., Foran, S., MacGiolla Phadraig, C., Carroll, R., McCallion, P. and McCarron, M] Book Chapter, 2018 DOI

Burke, EA., Walsh, JB., McCallion, P. and McCarron, Engaging adults with intellectual disability (ID) in objective measurements for the Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing , SPHeRE Network Conference , RCSI, Dublin, 11th Jan 2018, 2018 Poster, 2018

Keenan P.M., Fleming S., Horan P., Byrne K., Burke E., Cleary M., Doyle C. & Griffiths C., , Urinary continence promotion and the person with an intellectual disability,, Positive Choices - Heroes and Champions deserve to live a life free from fear, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin., 19th April 2018, edited by Positive Choices , 2018, ppdoi: 10.7748/ldp.2018.e1878 Conference Paper, 2018

Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Martin, L., Burke, E., McCallion, P., McCarron, M., McGlinchey, E., Sandberg, M., Schoufour, J., Shooshtari, S., Temple, B, How best to support individuals with IDD as they become frail: Development of a Consensus Statement, Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities , 32, (1), 2018, p35 - 42 Journal Article, 2018 URL

Burke, EA., Carroll, R., O'Dwyer, M., Walsh, JB., McCallion, P and McCarron, M., Osteoporosis and People with Down Syndrome: A Preliminary Descriptive Examination of the Intellectual Disability Supplement to the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing Wave 1 Results, Health, 10, (9), 2018, p1233 - 1249 Journal Article, 2018 TARA - Full Text DOI URL

O'Connell, J., Burke, E., Mulryan, N., O'Dwyer, C., Donegan, C., McCallion, P., McCarron, M., Henman, M., O'Dwyer, M, Drug Burden Index to Define the Burden of Medicines in Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: An Observational Cross-Sectional Study , British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 84, 2018, p553 - 567 Journal Article, 2018 Other DOI TARA - Full Text

O'Dwyer, C., McCarron, M., McCallion, P., Burke, E., Carroll, R., O'Dwyer, M O'Connell, J., , Prevalence and Associated Factors of Behaviours which Challenge Among Older Adults with Intellectual Disability in Ireland, Research in Developmental Disabilities , 61, (10), 2017, p969-983 Journal Article, 2017

Burke, E., McCallion, P., McCarron, M, "Men's Bones Matter Too; Fracture risk and associated osteoporosis among older men with intellectual disability, Health SIRG 2017 , Belfast, 19th June, 2017 Poster, 2017

O'Connell, J., Henman, M., McCarron, M., McCallion, P., Burke, E., O'Dwyer, C., Mulryan, N., Donegan, C., O'Dwyer, M. , Drug Burden Index and Physical Function in Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: An Observational Cross-Sectional Study, Bridging the gap: From evidence to improved health from persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities Health SIRG, Belfast Ireland, 2017, 2017 Conference Paper, 2017

O'Connell J., O'Dwyer, M., Burke, E; Henman, M., McCarron, M., McCallion, P;, Drug Burden Index and Physical Function Measures in Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities, ESCP International Symposium , Germany, 9th - 11th October, 2017 Conference Paper, 2017

Burke, E., McCarron, M.,, An exploration of the bone health of older adults with an intellectual disability, 2017 International Summit on Ageing with an Intellectual Disability, 6 Kildare Street, Dublin, 20th September, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Burke, E; McCallion, P., Walsh, J.B., McCarron, M., An exploration of the bone health of older adults with an intellectual disability in Ireland, Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 16, (2), 2017, p99 - 114 Journal Article, 2017 DOI TARA - Full Text

Burke, E., McCarron, M.,, Physical health and older adults with intellectual disabilities, Ageing and Older Adults with Learning Disabilities Conference, Edinburgh, 9th June, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

King, E., Okodogbe, T., Burke, E., McCarron, M., McCallion, P., O'Donovan, MA, Activities of daily living and transition to community living for adults with intellectual disabilities, Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 24, (5), 2016, p357 - 365 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Burke, EA., Walsh, JB., McCallion, P. and McCarron, M., ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL, MAKING REASONABLE ADJUSTMENT TO FACILITATE THE ENGAGEMENT OF PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY IN OBJECTIVE HEALTH ASSESSMENT., IASSIDD Congress, Melbourne, Australia, , Melbourne, Australia, 15th - 19th August, , 2016 Poster, 2016

Burke, EA., McCarron, M.,Walsh, JB., Carroll, R and McCallion, P, Prevalence and predictors of osteoporosis risk among older adults with intellectual disability n Ireland, IASSIDD Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 15th - 19th August, 2016 Conference Paper, 2016

Burke, EA., Carroll, R., Walsh, JB., McCarron, M., McCallion, P,, The Feasibility of Utilising Quantitative Ultrasound as a Method of Objectively Measure in Bone Status among Older Adults with Intellectual Disability., IASSIDD Congress, Melbourne, Australia,, Melbourne Australia, 15th - 19th August,, 2016 Poster, 2016

Caoimhin MacGiolla, Phadraig., McCarron, M, Why do older adults with intellectual disabilities not wear dentures, 23rd iADH Congress in conjunction with SCDA 28th Annual Meeting, Chicago, 16th April, 2016 Poster, 2016

Burke, E., McCallion, P., Walsh, JB., McCarron, M, The Bone Status of Adults with Intellectual Disability: Results from the Second Wave of IDs-TILDA, IAGG-ER 8th Conference, Dublin, 23rd April, 2015 Poster, 2015

Burke, EA., McCallion, P., Walsh, JB., McCarron, M, Examining the bone health of older adults with intellectual disability, Irish Gerontological Society PhD Conference, Education Centre, Our Lady's Hopice, Harolds Cross, Dublin 6, 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

MacGiolla Phadraig C., McCarron M. , Burke E., Cleary E., McGlinchey E., McCallion P., Nunn., J. , Total tooth loss and complete denture use in older adults with intellectual disabilities in Ireland, Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 75, (2), 2015, p101 - 108 Journal Article, 2015

Burke, E., McCarron, M., Walsh, JB., McCallion, P, The feasibility of utilising quantitative ultrasound as a method of objectiviely measuring bone status among older adults with Intellectual Disability, IAGG-ER 8th Conference, Dublin, 23rd April, 2015 Poster, 2015

Burke, EA., McCallion, P., Walsh, JB., McCarron, M, An investigation into the bone health and bone quality among older adults with an intellectual disability in Ireland., Annual Medical Conference, Irish Osteoporosis Society , Trinity College, 31st October, edited by Dublin , 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Mac Giolla, Phadraig C., Burke, E., McCallion, P., McGlinchey, E., Nunn, J., McCarron, M, Dental attendance among older adults with intellectual disabilities in ireland, Faculty of Health Sciences Research Day, Trinity College, 16th September, 2015 Poster, 2015

O'Dwyer, M., Belton, A, Burke, E., Mulryan, N., Pekar, J., McCallion, P, McCarron, M., Henman, M, Antipsychotics in older people with ID: Prevalence and associated risks, IAGG-ER 8th Conference, Dublin, 25th April, 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Burke, EA., McCarron, M, The IDS-TILDA Study - An overview with focus on speech and language, Masterclass for speech and language master students, School of Speech and Language, Trinity College, 9th October, 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Burke E, McCarron M, Carroll R, McGlinchey E, McCallion P, What it's like to grow older: the aging perceptions of people with an intellectual disability in Ireland., Intellectual and developmental disabilities, 52, (3), 2014, p205-19 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

MacGiolla Phadraig, C.M.G., Burke, E., Mccallion, P., (...), Nunn, J., Mccarron, M. , Dental attendance among older adults with intellectual disabilities in ireland , Special Care in Dentistry, 34, (6), 2014, p265 - 272 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

McCarron M, O'Dwyer M, Burke E, McGlinchey E, McCallion P, Epidemiology of epilepsy in older adults with an intellectual disability in Ireland: associations and service implications., American journal on intellectual and developmental disabilities, 119, (3), 2014, p253-60 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Burke, E., McCarron, M., Swinburne, J., McGlinchey, E., Carroll, R., McCallion, P, What it's like to grow older: The ageing perceptions of people with intellectual disability in Ireland. , Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disability, 52, (3), 2014, p205 - 219 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

McGlinchey, E., McCallion, P., Burke, E., Carroll, R., McCarron, M, Exploring the Issue of Employment for Adults with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland, Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities, 26, (4), 2013, p335 - 343 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Understanding the similarities and differences in aging with an intellectual disability: Linking Irish general population and intellectual disability datasets in, editor(s)R. Urbano , Using Secondary Datasets to Understand Persons with Developmental Disabilities and their Families , New York, Academic Press, 2013, pp206 - 233, [McCallion, P., Swinburne, J., Burke, E., McGlinchey, E., McCarron, M.] Book Chapter, 2013 DOI

Burke, E., McCarron, M., McCallion, P. , The Silent Thief of Bone: Developing a baseline picture of the bone health of adults with an intellectual disability in Ireland, 14th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference & Student Colloqium, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, November, 2013 Meeting Abstract, 2013

McCarron, M., Swinburne, J., Burke, E., McGlinchey, E., Carroll, R., McCallion, P, Patterns of multimorbidity in an older population of persons with an intellectual disability: results from the intellectual disability supplement to the Irish longitudinal study on aging (IDS-TILDA)., Research in developmental disabilities, 34, (1), 2013, p521 - 527 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Burke, E., McCallion, P., McGlinchey, E., McCarron, M., , The Ageing Perceptions of Older Adults with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland, 14th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference & Student Colloqium, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, November 2013, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

McGlinchey E, McCallion P, Burke E, Carroll R & McCarron M, Exploring the issue of employment of adults with an intellectual disability in Ireland., JARID, 26, (4), 2013, p335-43 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

McGlinchey, E., McCallion, P., Burke, E., McCarron, M., Examining the area of Employment for Adults with an Intellectual Disability, 14th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference & Student Colloqium, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, November, 2013 Oral Presentation, 2013

McCallion, P., Burke, E., Swinburne, J., McGlinchey, E., Carroll, R., McCarron, M, The influence of environment, predisposing, enabling and need variables on personal health choices of adults with intellectual disability., The Health Well, 4, 2013, p749 - 756 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

McCallion P, Burke E, Swinburne J, McGlinchey E, Carroll R & McCarron M, Influence of environment, predisposing, enabling and need variables on personal health choices of adults with intellectual disability., Health, 5, (4), 2013, p749 - 756 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

McCallion, P., Burke, E., McCarron, M., Hopes for the Future: The impact of caring for a family member with an Intellectual Disability who is ageing., IASSID World Congress, Halifax, Canada, July 2012, 2012 Meeting Abstract, 2012

McCallion, P., Swinburne, J., Burke, E., McGlinchey,E., Carroll, R., McCarron, M., Health Care Utilisation by Adults with an Intellectual Disability Ageing in Ireland., IASSID World Congress, Halifax, Canada, July, 2012 Oral Presentation, 2012

McCarron, M., Swinburne. J., Burke. E., McGlinchey, E., & McCallion, P, Physical health and multiple morbidity in Irish people with an intellectual disabiltiy as they age., IASSID World Congress, Halifax, Canada, July , 2012 Oral Presentation, 2012

Burke, E., McCallion, P., Swinburne, J., Carroll, R., McCarron, M., I'm Not Ready Yet: What people with an Intellectual Disability say about growing older and retirement in Ireland., IASSID World Congress, Halifax, Canada, July, 2012 Meeting Abstract, 2012

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

McMahon, G and Burke, É., Oral Health Challenges for Individuals with Dementia in Long Term Care and Community Care: A Literature Review, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference: Integrated Health Care Developing Integrated Person-Centered Health Systems, TheConfo2020, Trinity College Dublin, 2020 Poster, 2020

McCarron M, Sheerin F, Roche L, Ryan A M, Griffiths C, Keenan P, Doody O, D'Eath M, Burke E and McCallion P., Shaping the future of Intellectual Disability Nursing in Ireland., Dublin, Health Services Executive, 2018, p1 - 150 Report, 2018 URL

Burke, E., McGlinchey, E., O'Dwyer, M., Foran, S., MacGiolla Phadraig, C., O'Connell,J., Ryan, J., Carroll R. and McCarron, M, Physical Health Prevalence and incidence of chronic health conditions across 10 years IN: Health, Wellbeing and Social Inclusion: Ageing with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland Evidence from the First Ten Years of The Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (IDS-TILDA), Trinity College Dublin, 2017, p58 - 85 Report, 2017 URL

Burke, E., McCarron, M, Ageing and the changing needs of people with an intellectual disability, International Occupational Therapy Group from Singapore, St James Hospital, February, 2017 Invited Talk, 2017

Burke, E., McCarron M and McCallion P, Supporting Public and Patient Involvement in Research , Using IDS-TILDA as an example for true patient and public involvement (PPI), EIT Health/ACM SIGCHI e-Health Summer School 2017, Trinity College Dublin, June 2017, 2017 Conference Paper, 2017

Prof Mary McCarron and Dr Eilish Burke, Working wiht people with intellectual disabilities and their families - practical strategies and not just words, Do Nothing About Me Without Me:Public and Patient Involvement Demystified, Durkan Lecture Theatre, Trinity Translational Medicine Institute, Trinity Centre, St. James Hospital, 19th May, 2017, International Clinical Trials Day Symposium Invited Talk, 2017

Burke E., and Keating L., Supporting people with an intellectual disability to be an active participant in their own health; , Frontline, (105), 2017 Journal Article, 2017 URL

McCarron, M., Burke, E, To ensure 'nothing about us without us', Engaged Research: Society& Higher Education Working Together to Address Grand Societal Challenges, Mansion House, Dublin, 13th January, 2017, Irish Research Council & Campus Engage Invited Talk, 2017

Burke, EA., Understanding the bone health of older adults with an intellectual disability, 2017 Summit on Ageing and Intellectual Disability, Trinity College Dublin Ireland, 20th September 2017, 2017 Conference Paper, 2017

Burke, E., McCarron, M, IDS-TILDA, An overview from the beginning, Research Study Day, Dublin, January, 2017, St John of God Invited Talk, 2017

McDermott, Aoife, A descriptive quantitative study examining the prevalence of constipation in older adults with intellectual disabilities in Ireland, Trinity College Dublin, 2016 Thesis, 2016

Burke, E & O'Donovan, MA , Lessons learnt from Wave 1 and Wave 2 of the Intellectual Disability Supplement to the Irish Longitudinal Study of Ageing - IDS-TILDA. , UCD, School of Psychology, September , 2016 Invited Talk, 2016

Burke, E., McCarron, M, Bone health and older adults with intellectual disability., Research Study Day, Dublin, November, 2016, Daughters of Charity Invited Talk, 2016

Burke, EA.,, Health, well-being and community participation: IDS-TILDA, Camphill Community National Conference, Kilkenny, July, 2015 Invited Talk, 2015

McCarron, M., Burke, EA. & O'Dwyer, M. , Findings and Policy Implications of the IDS-TILDA study. An address on ageing and intellectual disabilities to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Contributed to the preparation of submission documents on Ageing and Intellectual Disability to the Oireachtas Health Committee, 2015, 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Burke, EA., McCarron, M, The lives and needs of older people with learning disabilities in Ireland, The BILD 2015 International Ageing Well Research and Practice Conference, Aston University, Bermingham, 4th December, 2015 Invited Talk, 2015

McGlinchey, E., McCausland, D., Burke, EA., Carroll, R., O'Donovan, MA., Mulryan, N., Shivers, C., O'Dwyer, M., McCallion P and McCarron, M., Advancing Years, Different Challenges: Wave 2 IDS-TILDA Findings on the ageing of people with an intellectual disability. An Accessible Report, Accessible version, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin Trinity College, 2015 Report, 2015

Burke, EA., McCallion, P. and McCarron M. , Advancing Years, Different Challenges: Wave 2 IDS-TILDA Findings on the ageing of people with an intellectual disability. Dublin: School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin., Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin Trinity College, 2015 Report, 2015

Burke, EA., McCarron, M, Unlocking the determinants of ageing and bone health among adults with an intellectual disability, Disability Research Seminar, Dublin, 3rd November, 2015 Invited Talk, 2015

Burke, EA. , 'Investigating osteoporosis among adults with intellectual disability', Innovation Academy , Trinity College Dublin, 2015, - Film production, 2015

Burke. EA., McCallion, P. and McCarron, M. , Bone health and people with Intellectual Disability. A Comprehensive Approach to Health and Health Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities as they Age,, IASSIDD Academy on Education, Teaching, and Research, European Congress, University of Vienna, Austria, 2014, International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Academy Invited Talk, 2014

Burke, EA. , The changing health profile of adults with intellectual disability: Results from Wave 2 IDS-TILDA, National Disability Authority , Dublin, 2014 Invited Talk, 2014

McCarron, M., McGlinchey, E., Burke EA. & McCallion P., 'Scenes from Our Lives ', Trinity College Dublin, 2014, - Film production, 2014

McCarron. M., Swinburne. J., Burke, E., McGlinchey, E., Mulryan, N., Andrews, V., Foran, S., & McCallion. P., Growing Older with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland 2011; First Results from the The Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing., 2011 Report, 2011

McCarron, M., Swinburne, J., Burke, EA., McGlinchey, E., Mulryan, N., Andrews, V., Foran, S. and McCallion P. , Growing Older with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland, First results from the Intellectual Disability Supplement to the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing -An Accessible Report. , Accessible version, Trinity College Dublin, 2011 Report, 2011

McCarron, M., Swinburne, J., Burke, EA., McGlinchey, E., Mulryan, N., Andrews, V., Foran, S. and McCallion P. , The Physical and Behavioural Health of Older adults with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland 2011: First results from IDS-TILDA, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation Education Day, Dublin, December 2011, 2011 Oral Presentation, 2011

Research Expertise

Keywords

Ageing; Ageing & Intellectual Disability - Changing Service Needs; Ageing & Intellectual Disability Issues; Ageing, Health and Intellectual Disability ; BONE; Down Syndrome, dementia and ageing; OSTEOPOROSIS; Palliative and end of life care