Dementia Services Information and Development Centre
  • Appropriate Prescribing of Psychotropic Medication for Non-Cognitive Symptoms in People with Dementia

    This National Clinical Guideline has been developed by a group convened by the National Dementia Office to fulfil priority action point 2.3 of the National Dementia Strategy

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  • Non-Cognitive Symptoms of Dementia 

    This document is a guide for health and social care professionals on the use of non-pharmacological interventions for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and will complement the National Clinical Guideline document for appropriate prescribing of psychotropic medication.  

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  • We are delighted to announce the publication of our new booklet "Mild Cognitive Impairment"

    This booklet will help people who have noticed changes in their memory beyond what is normal for a persons' age.  The booklet will also explain what mild cognitive impairment is, changes that may happen and what you can do to live with it and have a full life.

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  • The Next Steps - Dementia Post-diagnostic Support Guidance

    We are delighted to announce that an interactive pdf version of the dementia post-diagnostic support guidance document for Health and Social Care Professionals is now available for download

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  • Education Programme

    DSIDC promotes an awareness of dementia by providing education and training to health care practitioners.  We enable participants to increase knowledge and skills and develop attitudes which enhances their ability to provide the best possible care 

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Research

Research into dementia and dementia care management is one of several academic activities which Dementia Services Information and Development Centre currently undertakes.
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Education

The DSIDC promotes an awareness of dementia by providing education and training to health care practitioners.  We enable participants to increase knowledge and skills and develop attitudes which enhance their ability to provide the best possible care.  We deliver high quality training and education underpinned by on-going quality improvement.  more >

Conferences

The DSIDC regularly hosts conferences, seminars and workshops often involving international dementia care experts bringing state of the art practitioners and researchers experiences to an Irish audience.  Several of these events are held free of charge and are advertised on this website.  Papers from more recent DSIDC hosted events can be downloaded.  more >

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