Dementia Services Information and Development Centre

Dementia in the News Weekly Bulletin

We are delighted to publish our weekly news bulletin which highlights interesting articles which have appeared in the media over the last week:

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Presentations now Available

Memory Clinic Conference 7

Robert Smith Lecture Theatre - Trinity Sciences Centre - St James's Hospital

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Cognitive Impairment and Dementia: A Practical Home Guide to Daily Living for Family Members

This booklet has been written to provide practical information and advice to family members supporting a relative at home diagnosed with a dementia or a cognitive impairment.  It aims to help them to cope with the day to day choices and dilemmas they often face.The booklet contains simple suggestions about adaptations that can be made which may make life at home easier and safer for the person diagnosed with dementia or a cognitive impairment.

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The Brain, Brain Health and Dementia: A Short Guide

We are delighted to announce the recent publication of The Brain, Brain Health and Dementia - A Short Guide.  This dementia awareness booklet  provides an opportunity for young people to learn about the brain, memory, brain health and dementia.

By providing young people with the opportunity to learn about dementia we are not only contributing to building a dementia friendly generation, we are also supporting the wider aim of building dementia friendly communities in Ireland.

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Irish Examiner Article on Explaining Dementia to Children

Helen O'Callaghan recently interviewed Professor Suzanne Cahill and Dearbhla O'Caheny, from the DSIDC, on the issue of explaining dementia to children.  Helen proposes the fact that children need to be told if a relative is suffering from dementia so that they can understand the changes in behaviour.  Click here to read the full article in the Irish Examiner

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