9.30 am – Opening of the Day -Chair: Prof Fiona McNicholas
9.35 am – Prof. Brendan Kelly ‘’Coping with Coronavirus: Mental Health, Mental Illness and the Covid19 Pandemic”.
10.05 am – Dr Joseph Duffy, CEO Jigsaw, ‘Youth Mental Health – what does the future look like?’
10.20 am- 5 min break
10.25 am – Dr Ruth Loane, Saint John of God Hospital –’Impact of Covid-19 on Older Age Persons’
10.40 am – Mary Morrissey, Psychology Lead, HSE, Research & Evidence, Strategic Planning and Transformation – ‘Impact of CoVid-19 on Healthcare Workers’.
10.55 am – Prof Mary McCarron, Trinity College Dublin – ‘COVID-19 and Older Adults with an Intellectual Disability: A TCAID perspective’.
11.05 am – Panel Discussion – Live –Chair Prof Fiona McNicholas – Panel Members: Dr Nicola McGlade, Dr Ruth Loane, Prof Brendan Kelly, Dr Joseph Duffy, Mary Morrissey, Prof Mary McCarron.
What have been the key challenges for mental health and older adult services during the pandemic?
What are challenges for research?
11.30am – Close Session – Prof Fiona McNicholas