Dementia Services Information and Development Centre
  • Dementia Friendly Hospital Guidelines from a Universal Design Approach

    Provides detailed guidance in relation to dementia specific design issues and the Universal Design of acute hospitals in Ireland

    Please click here to download a copy

  • 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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  • Teach your Students about Dementia with our online Resource for Schools

    The Brain - from the Fantastic to the Forgetful

    We are delighted to announce that an interactive pdf version of the dementia awareness programme for teachers and students is now available for download 

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  • September is World Alzheimer's Month

    Programme of events taking place in St James's Hospital to promote greater awareness to highlight World Alzheimer’s Month

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  • 8th Annual Memory Clinic Conference

    Presentations now available

     

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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 >

Latest Publications

News & Events

  • Dementia in the Media - Weekly News Round-up Read More
  • September is World Alzheimer Month Read More
  • We are now taking bookings for our 2019 Education Programme Read More
  • Dementia Friendly Hospital Guidelines from a Universal Design Approach Read More